Calm and clear. Public Talk. Freiburg, 2006.

When things are calm it is easy to disturb them. When things are clear it is easy to dirty them, to make them lose their clarity. On an ordinary level calmness and clarity are very vulnerable states. This is because of the very nature of our existence. From a traditional buddhist point of view the functioning basis of our existence, of how we operate as human beings, is to be caught up in an experience of duality: looking inside we experience ‘ourselves’, and looking outside we experience ‘things’ which are other. But of course, it is not quite as simple as that.

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Meditation and psychotherapy. Public Talk. Lisbon, 2020

James Low. Public Talk, 14 Jan 2020. Instituto Macrobiótico de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal. Meditation and psychotherapy. In order to be open and available in the clinical setting, we need to be able to drop our pre-occupations and pattern formations. Being present with and for the other, without an imposed agenda, is perhaps our greatest gift. English and Brazilian Portuguese Translator: […]

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Integrating whatever arises in the openness of meditation. Frankfurt, Oct 2018.

James Low 5th Oct 2018 Tibethaus, Frankfurt, Germany All day public event: The focus is on integrating whatever arises in the openness of meditation. In this busy world it is easy to feel overwhelmed by complexity … there are just too many demands on our limited time! In fact our life is organized around our limitations … of time, money, […]

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Public Talk, Barcelona

Contemplation: the end of striving. See flyer1 and flyer 2 for details Life is busy and has many demands. Spiritual practice can easily become just another demand, so it is useful to find the quick path to rest in our own true nature. This is the heart of Buddhist Dzogchen. This will be followed a teaching weekend for people with an interest […]

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Public Talk, Barcelona

Contemplation: the end of striving. See flyer1 and flyer 2 for details Life is busy and has many demands. Spiritual practice can easily become just another demand, so it is useful to find the quick path to rest in our own true nature. This is the heart of Buddhist Dzogchen. This will be followed a teaching weekend for people with an interest […]

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