Category Archives: expanding

MARRIAGE OF SOUND & BREATH…

MARRIAGE OF SOUND & BREATH… “The shift from a ‘thing’ perspective to an appreciation of space, and the increasing emphasis on intimacy, are linked… It is possible to see, directly, a ‘timed out’ interaction and this shows quite vividly, the … Continue reading

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CAN YOU SEE WITH SPACE EYES…?

CAN YOU SEE WITH SPACE EYES…? “The training we receive as human beings teaches us to live in accord with the dictates of substance. We see with ‘form eyes’ and move with ‘form bodies’. We react to a world in … Continue reading

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EXPANDING & CONDENSING…

EXPANDING & CONDENSING In TSK class we were engaged in what we call an ‘expanding’ exercise… designed to open the habitual ‘focal setting’, the default setting from which we seem to most often engage with, and view our world. It’s … Continue reading

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Another Humble Moment…

Dawn dances in the mind… a perception of an instant that can lift our entire embodiment, buoyed by a blink of the eye. Everything graceful and delicious flows through the senses… ‘Ah’, the humble moment… ‘Ah’ by Ken McKeon Walked … Continue reading

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TREES…

“When knowledge becomes a calling that calls us toward our own being, we can discover it in art and music and poetry as well as in rocks and trees and stars. Knowledge is found in all living things, as well … Continue reading

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The Womb of Space…

“The Womb of Space… dwell within the silence, a light clear awareness… a foundational ‘place’… the zero-point… Each point is a singularity, akin to the ‘black holes’ of physical space. It ‘incorporates’ in its appearing the whole of space… The … Continue reading

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The Emergent Future…

“To look at the emergent future, the one that actually takes place as distinct from future imaginations, we could start with simple sensory experience of the present, focusing at the edge of ‘now‘ just as it ‘moves’ into the future—the … Continue reading

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Perfect Ease…

Rinpoche reveals something important about the ‘ease‘ that lets ‘knowing expand beyond its perimeters’ in ‘Keys of Knowledge’… “Perfect ease is not an ordinary part of our mindset; it may take some practice. Until we fully understand ourselves. We may … Continue reading

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Subject-Object Circling…

Sometimes I feel I’m going in circles… the mind has me in a set way of thinking, tracks that lead me into repeating behaviors… habits… familiar ‘mind-sets‘ and biases. Problems I address using the same parameters, the same myopic perspective, … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Time…

The Rhythm of Time… This exercise can be extraordinary, if allowed a full and open hearing. I put the song on repeat, again and again, as if returning to the watch on my wrist, checking the moments…the song is called … Continue reading

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