Saraha. Treasury of songs.

Although Saraha had a scholar’s training his style here is to offer a simple sharing of his experience. He presents the ground: the simplicity of the base and source of experience. Then the path: the way to not stray from the ground. And finally the result: abiding at ease in the ground without reification or attachment. There is no discussion or debate for this is not a proposition but a revelation.

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Ayu Khandro’s heart-felt advice

“The Record of the Heart-felt Advice of the Dakini, Indestructible Glorious Lamp” translated from the Tibetan into various languages James has taught on this text by the Tibetan yogini, Ayu Khandro (also spelled Ayo Khandro),  in various countries at various times (see below). Read the Tibetan textRead the text in English. The English text is included in Finding Freedom: Texts from […]

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Yogins of Ladakh, Extract translated from Ch 15. Die geheime Biographie Machig Labdröns

Download the German version of Machig Labdron’s biography There is a prayer in Tibetan at the end. Extracted from Chapter 15 by James Low of The Yogins Of Ladakh: A Pilgrimage Among The Hermits Of The Buddhist Himalayas. by John Crook and James Low (Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 1997) IBSN 81-208-1462-2. Republished 2007 Der Autor des Textes ist nicht bekannt. Das Manuskript […]

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The Seven Chapters of Prayer, as taught by Padmasambhava, known in Tibetan as the Le'u bDun Ma

THE SEVEN CHAPTERS OF PRAYER,as taught by PADMA SAMBHAVA of Urgyen, known in Tibetan as the Soldeb Le‘u bDun Ma Arranged according to the system of Khordong Gompa by Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche Translated by Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche and James Low Edition khordong, Berlin, 2008 Download the book here Dear Reader, this is a free PDF of this valuable prayer book […]

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The Five Nails, also known as Zer Nga: the preliminary practice [Ngöndro] of the Northern Treasures [Changter]

Translated by CR Lama and James Low. Download PDF The Necessary Conditions for Practice “This is a tantric practice text and as such, according to the lineage, it requires initiation and transmission before it can be practised. This should be an appropriate Changter initiation from the cycle of three practices [Chenrasi Drowa Kundrol, Padmasambhava Rigdzin Dungdrub, and Thugdrub Dragpo Tsal]. If you […]

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