Essential point in three statements • Todtmoos Au, June 2009

James taught on Patrul Rinpoche’s commentary on Garab Dorje’s ‘Essential point in three statements’. He continued teaching on this commentary in Todtmoos in October 2010. Patrul Rinpoche’s commentary is Chapter 11 in Simply being: texts in the dzogchen tradition German translation by Robert Jaroslawski Download here. Videos of part of the retreat are available here.

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Getting acquainted • Todtmoos, 2009

James taught on Patrul Rinpoche’s commentaries on Garab Dorje’s Three Statements, hitting the main point. This talk is from the preparatory introductory day in Freiburg. It was followed by teaching retreats in Todtmoos Au in 2009 and 2010. Transcribed by Sarah Allen and edited by James Low. Read the teachings from the following days here. Excerpts The great chain of […]

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Garab Dorje’s Three Points • Chiemsee, 2008

Retreat at Chiemsee, Germany. 31.10. – 02.11.2008 English and German Translating Andreas Ruft James teaches using Patrul Rinpoche’s commentary which is Chapter 11 in his book “Simply Being”. Garab Dorje was the first human teacher of the Atiyoga Tantras and the short text is variously translated as his three statements, or three testaments or as “Hitting the essence in three […]

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Integration of dharma: being with others. Eifel Retreat, Autumn 2008

James Low 2-5 Oct 2008 Integration of dharma: being with others Transcribed and prepared by Sarah Allen Read or download the transcript “…If you want to be yourself you have to manage other people, pulling them in and pushing them away. Connection and participation is important. This means being able to stay present with things in the face of feelings […]

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Patrul Rinpoche’s Text on The Two Truths • Berlin 2008

18-20 January 2008, Berlin James Low was teaching on a Patrul Rinpoche text called “Instructions in the mahayana view which clarifies the two truths”. It is chapter 7 in his book ‘Simply being’. English and German Recorded by Olaf Brockmann Download here

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Patrul Rinpoche texts

Gathered together here are what James Low has taught on Patrul Rinpoche, specifically on his text on ‘The Two Truths’. Here is the text in Tibetan (provided by CR Lama with an additional line from the current Patrul Rinpoche),  together with an English translation. These chapters below are from Simply being: texts in the dzogchen tradition (James Low, Antony Rowe […]

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