Easy does it. Todtmoos, 2009 and 2010

These are teachings given in Freiburg and Todtmoos during  12-14 June 2009 and 11-12 June 2010. James explains and comments on Patrul Rinpoche Brief and an Extended Commentaries on Garab Dorje’s “Three Essential Points”, translated later as “Three Statements that Hit the Key Points” and often by others as “Hitting the essence in three words”. This text was prepared by […]

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Dzogchen and its relation to mahayana and tantra. Lahr, Germany, 2009

James Low Lahr, Germany, 5th-6th December, 2009 Download PDF Transcribed by Sarah Allen Edited and revised by James Low  Excerpts: … Sitting quietly in meditation you can examine the birth of samsara, when the openness of the mind gets lost sight of, as the subject is mesmerised by the object and so forgets its own ground…   …Thoughts are very fragile; […]

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Discovering the natural state [2]:Using shiné [shamatha] practice to discover the natural state. Bremen, June 1995

I want to stay with this practice of shiné and link it, through tantra, into the basic examination of the nature of mind. In shiné practice the focus is on separation, so essentially in this practice we are separating out an observing, focusing, aware position of the self from an involved enmeshed position of the self. James Low Download the […]

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Discovering the natural state [1]: Using refuge and meditation on the breath to discover the natural state. Bremen, June 1995

We will look at the nature of the mind, an idea which belongs primarily within Buddhist yogacara philosophy. I want to first set out two basic positions about looking into our experience of being alive in the world, and then relate that to the methods of meditation. James Low Download PDF Karma Thegchen Chö Ling, Bremen, Germany 17-18 June 1995 […]

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Open space and infinite potential: an inquiry into our true nature, Mannheim, 2009

With reference to Direct Indication of Buddhahood beyond Classification by Nuden Dorje Drophan Lingpa Drolo Tsal which is Ch. 8 of Simply Being, by James Low [3rd edition, Antony Rowe, 2010] Extracted from the Mannheim Seminar. 21st – 22nd November 2009 James Low Download the PDF Transcribed by Daniel Beierstettel Edited by Barbara Terris and Revised by James Low Excerpts …It is […]

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