Love, emptiness and awareness. Public Talk, Freiburg, 2013

James Low
Public Talk, Freiburg, 13th June 2013

Love, emptiness and awareness. Love is often linked with attachment and with the narrowing and intensity which that brings but in the dzogchen tradition love is the energy of openness, the dynamic availability that lets us connect with every situation.

Transcribed by Anne Conn

Edited by Barbara Terris

Excerpt
…Love is not an act of will. You can’t make yourself love someone. You can open a loving feeling in yourself so that you can include more and more people in, but love is something which comes to us. We find ourselves feeling love for someone. It’s not generated by an intention. Rather, it’s almost like a breeze that’s blowing and we put ourselves in the way of it…

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