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New Kindle Book: Mirror of clear meaning. Transcribed by Jo Féat. This book has a conversational style, being a lightly edited transcript of teachings given by James Low in Aracena, Spain over four days in 2016.» Read more
This book has a conversational style, being a lightly edited transcript of teachings given by James Low in Aracena, Spain over four days in 2019.» Read more
This text by Nuden Dorje Drophan Lingpa is the key text in the book Being Right Here by James Low. It is sometimes referred to by its Tibetan name, “Donsal Melong”» Read more
James Low Being Right Here provides a very clear authentic account of the view and essential meditation of dzogchen, the practice of non-dual experience. The presentation is in the Men Ngag style, a personal instruction distilling the author’s own realisation, revealing the lived experience of the terton Nuden Dorje Drophan Lingpa in a manner both beautiful and profoundly meaningful… It […]» Read more
This text comes from Nuden Dorje, the first incarnation of my own teacher, C R Lama. We believe that Nuden Dorje was himself an incarnation of one of the close disciples of Padmasambhava, and that Padmasambhava came directly from the pure heart of Amitabha.
Buddhist texts often include a history of how the text arose, from whom, where and when. To say that a text came directly from Padmasambhava or from the mind of another great teacher, what does this mean? Why should we trust it? Who should we trust? You come here and I am telling you a lot of things. Why should you trust me? If you trust there is a chance you will be cheated, but if you don’t trust it’s difficult to proceed.
The Happy Twins Dzogchen and Mahamudra are harmoniously complementary. Their evocative styles offer us beautiful metaphors which can sweetly and poetically ease us out of our rigid concepts. The retreat was focussed on two texts, the Mirror of Luminous Revelation, a dzogchen treasure text from Nuden Dorje Drophen Lingpa Drolo Tsal, and the Mahamudra Upadesha by Tilopa. The Nuden Dorje […]» Read more