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June 2018

Public talk. Staying sane in an insane world. Freiburg, 2018

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

James Low. Staying sane in an insane world.  Buddhist teaching emphasises the impermanence of all phenomena. Our experience moment by moment is the ever-changing patterning of the happenstance of emergence. However our sense of self requires us to feel a degree of reliability and predictability in the patterning of our existence. Our ego self fears both invasion and abandonment. Awakening to the ground of being allows the permeability of our self-system to be lived with minimal anxiety and effortful control. For further information see here. This is followed…

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Teaching retreat. Finding freedom in the source. Todtmoos, 2018

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - June 10 @ 1:00 pm
Todtmoos-Au, Haus am Mühlenbach, Mühlematt, 6
Todtmoos, 79682 Germany

James Low Finding freedom in the source. The familiar horizon established by our sense of self affords us a very limited sense of our own potential. Through awakening to the ground of being, the spacious awareness which pervades every aspect of our life, we can gain depth and light, freedom and easy communication with all that arises. There will be a focus on practice supported by the brief text by Padmasambhava which is chapter 9 in the book, Simply Being. For more…

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Teaching retreat. Emerson College, 2018

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - June 17 @ 1:00 pm
Emerson College, East Sussex, Ashdown Forest, Forest Row
East Sussex, RH18 5JX United Kingdom

James Low Love and compassion, the sweet breath of non-duality. The openness of non-duality underlies every aspect of our life experience and yet it is hidden by our busy attempts to improve our situation. Meditation as a way of loosening the bonds of duality will be the central practice. Please contact Huw Wyn or his website for registration and for all further information. Registration is from 3 o clock on the Thursday, supper between 6.30 – 7.30. The retreat will start…

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July 2018

Teachings on the Butterlamp Prayer. Darnków, 2018

July 11 @ 10:00 am - July 15 @ 1:00 pm
Darnków Gompa, 57 - 343 Lewin Kłodzki
Darnków 18, Poland

James Low Teaching on the Butterlamp Prayer of CR Lama and the Sutra of King Golden Hand. CR Lama’s wonderful aspiration offers the essential points of many different dharma views and provides many helpful and beautiful metaphors and images to help deepen our practice. This will be linked with the annual offering of 100,000 butterlamps. Participants will need to have a copy of Radiant Aspiration in Polish, English, German or other languages since  it contains all the necessary texts. The Polish…

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September 2018

Releasing attachment and confusion. Public Talk. Vienna, 2018

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vienna, Zhi-Chang Li Academy, Zhi-Chang Li Academy, Piaristengasse 16. Top 5
Vienna, 1070 Austria

James Low. Releasing attachment and confusion in the space of being. This will be followed by a retreat organised by the Maitreya Institut, Gutenstein.

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Where does it all come from? Gutenstein, 2018

September 7 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 1:00 pm
Maitreya Institute, Gutenstein, 2770 Austria

James Low Dzogchen retreat: Where does it all come from?: the dzogchen view of the origins of our many patterns of being lost. We will use the text of ” The Aspiration Prayer of Kuntuzangpo” (known in Tibetan as the Kunzang Monlam) to see how the mirage-like illusion emerged, and with it our own alienation. With this view, we can deepen our practice.

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Opening to life. Public Talk. Warsaw, 2018

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

James Low Evening public talk: Opening to Life Buddhism offers a view of life which suggests that the royal road to happiness is to remain relaxed, open and available in all circumstances. The more we are present the more we can let go of our ineffective attempts to avoid or control or manipulate the ever-changing flow of experience. Location will be confirmed with the organiser.

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Teaching and Meditation Day. Warsaw, 2018

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Warsaw Studium Teatralne, ul. Lubelska 30/32
Warsaw, 03-802 Poland

James Low. How to find your mind​. The dzogchen teachings point out that our mind is not an object that we can find by thinking about it. Yet it is always here as the ground of all we experience. We will engage in meditation to facilitate our awakening to how our mind is. The times are: 9:30-11:00; 11:30-13:00 [Lunch]; 14:00-15:30. Stadium Teatralne is close to the train station Warszawa Wschodnia.

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October 2018

Evening Talk. Frankfurt Tibethaus, 2018

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tibethaus, Frankfurt, Georg-Voigt-Straße 4,
Frankfurt, 60325 Germany

James Low The nonduality of stillness and movement in mind, in dzogchen meditation. Stillness and movement are often seen as opposites, thus we feel still when we are not anxious or excited. Due to this there seems to be a need to avoid the turbulence of daily life if we want to be calm. Yet we need to work, maintain relationships and family life and so the very thought of becoming calm becomes just another demand. However the non-dual view…

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Day Seminar. Frankfurt Tibethaus, 2018

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tibethaus, Frankfurt, Georg-Voigt-Straße 4,
Frankfurt, 60325 Germany

James Low Relating to everyday complexity with the relaxed ease of our spacious mind. The focus is on integrating whatever arises in the openness of meditation. In this busy world it is easy to feel overwhelmed by complexity…there are just too many demands on our limited time! In fact our life is organised around our limitations…of time, money, health, interest, availability and so on. Dzogchen points to the infinite, unlimited openness of our intrinsic awareness. The focus of the meditation…

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