The Mirror of luminous revelation, Aracena, 2016

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.

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Awakening to awareness. Seville, 2019

James Low Seville 28 Feb – 3 March 2019 Awakening to awareness. James taught from the terma “Don Sal Melong” by Nuden Dorje published in Being Right Here. He newly translated the text and made it available in English and Spanish. You can watch the video recordings at https://vimeo.com/showcase/6019748 Download the audio files here Spanish and English. Spanish translation by […]

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The practice of dzogchen, according to a short terma text by Gonpo Wangyal

Seville, 28th April – 1st May 2018-06-08 A teaching retreat based on Gonpo Wangyal’s brief dzogchen text “Uncovering the presence of the mother of all the buddhas” James Low The practice of dzogchen, according to a short terma text by Gonpo Wangyal. The text is available here in Tibetan and translated into various languages. English and Spanish Spanish translation by […]

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The Mirror of luminous revelation, Aracena, 2016

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.

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