Category Archives: intention

DO YOU MOSTLY THINK IN THOUGHTS OR IMAGES?

For class, I was asked to write a page or so on the question… EXPERIENTIALLY, DO YOU MOSTLY THINK IN THOUGHTS OR IN IMAGES (or in some other way)? It’s a ‘tricky’ question. It invites internal inquiry and observation. But … Continue reading

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Intention, appreciation, inquiry and mindfulness.

Does a connection exist between mindfulness and TSK’s exploration of the underlying dynamic of time? Mindfulness ‘instills’ an awareness of the present.  If our awareness is just of the objects, thoughts and phenomena that are of interest to the self, … Continue reading

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My Motivation to study TSK

An old friend of mine was recently written up in the Albuquerque Journal because he has been a  pie baking judge at the State Fair for many years.  The journalist asked him why he always took such a large bite … Continue reading

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Heart of Wonder

“The best test is this: If what is being read does not emerge as a fundamental theme in the ongoing practice of daily life, the project of our inquiry has not been fully taken to heart.” – Tarthang Tulku, from … Continue reading

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LINKING

Through the teachings of Kum Nye Tibetan yoga I have learned that the Heart is nourished by beauty, feelings and meaning. I find this unendingly inspiring and practical: offering a way to diagnose and redress imbalance. The DTS reading for … Continue reading

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Conducting the pitch

This morning, planning my day as I have done since spending time with “Skillful Means” and “Mastering Successful Work” years ago, it occurred to me that I rarely get through my List for the day.  Energy runs out.  Or as … Continue reading

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Intention, Prayer and Future Time

In his orientation for this week, Jack offers us a range of places in which to explore Time’s aliveness: ‘the aliveness of intention’ is one of these. I have long been interested in the energy of intention: when I was … Continue reading

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