Sparks, 2016

‘Sparks’ is a selection of poems and short writings by James Low on various dharma topics. They can be read in any order. Click on Sparks to read them all. Numbers 1-29 are writings with individual titles. The remainder are brief extracts from talks and mostly grouped by topic.  They total 314, as at November 2016. More may be added later. Click here to read […]

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Cutting free. Berlin 2011

Excerpt from the retreat “Cutting free without losing anything” held in Berlin, 7-8 May 2011 Transcribed by Jo Féat and Revised by James Low. Read the excerpt: in English in German “The third demon we need to cut is that of exaltation and excitement. It refers to the excited exhilarating relationship that we encourage towards our own experience.” “Why would we want to […]

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The Cuckoo’s cry. Granada, 2014

Emptiness and dzogchen With reference to a text by Vairocana, called “The Cuckoo’s Cry Heralding the Good Fortune of Glorious Presence” 31st October – 2nd November 2014. Granada, Spain Transcribed by Marie Guillemin Revised by James Low Read or download the transcript here. Note: The transcriber laid out what James said into lines like in a poem. James decided to […]

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Awakening in buddhism and psychotherapy. Milan, 2012

A talk for Psychotherapists at Noûs, Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicoterapia Cognitivo-Costruttivista, Milan. 9 November 2012. James Low Transcribed by Lingkhempa K. Dorje   Edited by James Low Download PDF Excerpts …Thoughts, feelings and sensations have no energy of their own. They are like balloons. They arrive inflated with the unpredictable creativity of the winds of the open infinite hospitality of the ground […]

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