Category Archives: General TSK Discussions

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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IN THE TIME OF THINKING – What does that phrase mean?

IN THE TIME OF THINKING – What does that phrase mean to you? Do you discover it in your experience of the exercises we have been working with? The word ‘intimacy’ relates to deep within, the essential nature; intrinsic… to … Continue reading

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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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A DAZZLING HUMBLE MOMENT, hiding in experience…

“THE HUMBLE MOMENT, when seen as time, space, and knowledge, is a target worth aiming at. It’s the vital center of the universe; if we hit it, we explode everything that prevents fulfillment, attaining everything that fulfills.” Tarthang Tulku. ……..‘Inside … Continue reading

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