Category Archives: imagination

Open Knowing…

Interesting thought experiment that becomes a ‘knowing‘ experience… How to open an object of the mind… [An object] can be looked at in and of itself. Or it can be seen as a point in a process. Sitting quietly, breathing, … Continue reading

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‘Imagining’ Time and appearance

‘Imagining’ Time and appearance with TSK… Rinpoche ‘perpends’, saying in ‘Sacred Dimensions of Time and Space’… “Between simultaneous and linear a contradiction operates. Perhaps this is a clue that our point of view does not yet have a wide enough … Continue reading

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Orangutan…space

Perhaps as another life (or another time in this one) I was an orangutan, for while I may not tangle in the tree tops now…from where I sit in the easy-chair under the cave of maples… I mingle with emerald … Continue reading

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Ty Mawr 2015: poetic experiments

During our mini-retreat in the lovely retreat house, Michaelgarth at Ty Mawr convent (27 Feb-1 Mar 2015), we experimented with looking at a couple of the diagrams in LOK  and writing short spontaneous responses. Here are some of them: PAGE … Continue reading

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Assignment: Session Two, Week 3

In facing a practical challenge this week (learning to use an interactive website), my responses are: it’s too difficult; there’s not enough time; what will it lead to? (more complication, responsibilities, pressure…etc…!); feeling trapped. I notice I am at a … Continue reading

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Giant Body

Now that we are being invited to create, approach and explore a Giant Body, I thought these microphotographs referenced in today’s Guardian newspaper might be of interest: http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/oct/30/2013-nikon-photomicrography-competition-pictures#/?picture=421216322&index=12 Caroline

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Subject-Object Reversal (TSK Ex. 30)

The instructions operate by osmosis, bypassing intellect and discursive thinking. Like drinking a benignly potent medicine which is instantly absorbed by tongue, digestive system and bloodstream, whose essence immediately merges with the cells. I set out to attempt the exercises … Continue reading

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“You must note the way … (writing assign. week 5)

“Now is the time to open to a new level of knowledge,one where inclusion is more natural than exclusion and synthesis is more creative than separation.” Sacred Dimensions of Time and Space (xvi)  Writing assignment: In daily activities, experience with … Continue reading

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The Detective Trail of TSK

I’ve begun looking into the Topics recommended in WIR Unit 2: 21. Symbols, page 175 63. Imagination, page 203 64. Speculation, page 204 Each topic in turn invites us to explore others. For instance, Symbols refers us to Zero (22) … Continue reading

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