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Middle of the Ripple…

MIDDLE OF THE RIPPLE… The practice is to just be in the middle of the ripple. As Rinpoche says: “…the practice of starting in the center. First there is development…Eventually, something is labeled: an object… As soon as there is … Continue reading

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Questions/Comments—while reading Inside Knowledge

In the light of the aspiration to share the TSK vision with a wider body of readers and students, I found myself wondering why other visions can attract a wider group of adherents. Last Thursday I sat in on a … Continue reading

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Become a fool without being foolish

Thank you very much to Jack and everybody involved for the new book. Although sometimes my sense is that everything has been said already and it’s time to practice I especially enjoyed the vignette.  Right away it reminded me of … Continue reading

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Delicious

“Finally, remember that knowledge manifests more readily in the unexpected than the presupposed, and is most fully at home in what remains unnamed. Withhold your judgements, aware that not knowing is the real gateway to transformation.” (VOK,65)

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Walkabout, Session 10, Week 5 – An Illustration

This is an illustration of the Walkabout practice of letting “the ‘here’ of ‘I am here’ open into the fullness of space.” If you can, try listening to this song while reading this post as an aid to deepen the … Continue reading

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TSK Ex. 28 – A Cycle of Seeing – revisited

Early on in my TSK studies one of the important exercises for understanding space, the knowing process, and loosening assumptions about the ‘weighty’ and fixed ideas of self & identity was The Giant Body exercises. Later, I found The Cycle … Continue reading

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Article – Do We Know What We See?

This short article seems to fit nicely with the theme of our course… Beyond What is So… and our questions regarding ‘acts of positioning’ and ‘timed-out meanings’. Wall Street Journal article… Do We Know What We See? http://online.wsj.com/articles/do-we-know-what-we-see-an-experiment-sows-doubt-1406820378

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Critique of the Walkabout Exercise? (Week 3 Question)

On 204, Rinpoche tells us that we will have to “transcend meanings, speculations, and visions—even those which are ‘timed-out’.” Does this reminder amount to a critique of the method we have been working with in the walkabout (which you should … Continue reading

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No Story Telling – Session 3 Assignment 2 – part 2

A self that is no longer assigned the job of providing continuity. What does this mean actually? I imagined myself being in the world without the references of the self. Waking up in the morning and following a predetermined routine: … Continue reading

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Flashing in and out of existence

I run the risk of sounding insane in writing this post. I want to air a number of threads which I sense to be connected, but can’t link coherently. I so appreciate this forum which provides a ‘safe space’ for … Continue reading

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