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Talk by James Low in Cologne

Compassion: Befriending the Orphaned Self

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Due to ignorance, we often feel cut off from the roots of our own beings. We are constantly searching for security and stability, for a place where we can come to rest and feel at home. From a Buddhist point of view, compassion is one of the ways to make such a coming to rest possible. The practice of compassion opens up a way for us to approach ourselves and others with open and welcoming hearts–a generous and easygoing openness that springs from the true nature of our own minds.

James Low’s deep insight into the dzogchen teachings, his winning presence, and his sound understanding of human psychology–seasoned with a strong sense of humor–make him an exceptional teacher. James teaches in a clear, understandable English. It is highly recommend that you take part in the whole retreat.

This talk will be held in English and interpreted in German.

It will be followed by the traditional Dzogchen Spring Retreat with James Low in Kamalashila Institute. This retreat is also suitable for beginners.

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Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Place: Dargyäling Dzogchen Gemeinschaft, Spielmannsgasse 14, 50678 Cologne, Germany
Doors open: 7:00 p.m.
Begin: 7:30 p.m.
Price: € 15 (pay at the door)

Tickets may be reserved (not purchased) by e-mail:


Reading Material
  • James Low: »Hier und Jetzt sein«
  • James Low: »Simply Being«
  • James Low: »Aus dem Handgepäck eines tibetischen Yogi«
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