Category Archives: General TSK Discussions

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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GIANT BODY – THE HAND…

GIANT BODY – THE HAND… We continued to explore the GIANT BODY exercise by going smaller… that may sound contradictory, but you might say we ‘felt’ our way more than conceptualized. And ‘feeling’ is what opened the thought, feeling breathed … 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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Time – Smooth and Rough…

In this poem, TSK Instructor Ken McKeon got me thinking about opening and also freezing a moment, and what that feels like… freezing is like when I sometime want to hold on tight to something pleasing, or alternatively, I want … Continue reading

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Breath of Fresh Air…

TSK instructor, Ken McKeon’s poem seemed to hint at something Rinpoche once said… “In our struggles to arrive at our goals and fulfill our wishes, we have taken so many steps, formed so many intentions—all without lasting results. Now we … Continue reading

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Opening Time…

Ken’s poem is an exquisite and alluring invitation to look at the beginnings of time… the dawn of… a day, a moment, a perception, a thought, a feeling, an impression… right there… the opening of time… it’s a beautiful thing… … Continue reading

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My Bubble World

“Thoughts may arise like bubbles in a stream of water, but we are intent on entering the thought’s ‘bubble world’. From within that world we can no longer ask where the bubble comes from or goes to, nor can we … Continue reading

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Not-Knowing and Opinion…

Not-Knowing and Opinion… Everyone MUST have an opinion! How else are we to feel substantial, that we have value, that we’re like, SOMEBODY? Really? We tend to gather beliefs and opinions like bundling leaves… they tend to pile up inside. … Continue reading

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ABIDING IN THOUGHT…

ABIDING IN THOUGHT… I can ponder and perpend what is immediate and beautiful in my life… right here, this instant… the bright sunlight filtering through the trees touches a candle at the window… it’s shaped like a pear, now lit … Continue reading

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The Thinking Mind

The first meaning that comes to mind when I hear “time of thinking” is that I have to take some time bringing thoughts to my mind, to encourage them. Thinking usually has to do with the action of using one’s … Continue reading

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