Category Archives: General TSK Discussions

DIVE INTO TIME 2 …

Related to THE PRIOR post to this one entitled, ‘DIVING INTO TIME…’, a student was having difficulty opening time… So as an aid to deeper understanding, I consolidated Rinpoche’s individual TSK book diagrams into one. The question… How does NOW … Continue reading

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DIVE INTO TIME…

In class today… a student was having some difficulty with counsel to… ‘Dive Into Time’, to question the status and identity of our emerging (various) ‘selves’, as we observe moments passing… The student asked, “How do I look into a … Continue reading

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TODAY I FEEL MOMENTARY…

TSK instructor and poet, Ken McKeon describes a personal experience… a sense of time suddenly opens revealing the past of the past, right now, in the face of an indeterminate, an open unknown and yet unfolding future… From time to … Continue reading

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STORIES… APPLESAUCE…

How many words are there… who would know? If there are almost 7,000 living languages today, each could have several hundreds of thousands of words… if so, then there might be over 2 billion words in use today. Ken’s poem … Continue reading

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THE WALL AND ME…

Am I standing or floating in the stream of time? “We do not let satisfaction be a reality. We try to achieve it in the future, to capture it and tie it down, making it a ‘present’. Under such circumstances, … Continue reading

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LOOKING INTO LOCAL TIME…

TSK Exercise 19 – Past, Present and Future of Each Moment Sit quietly and remain sensitive to all thoughts, feelings, sensations. You may eventually be able to see a past and a future tinge to all your lived present moments. … Continue reading

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SPINNING, or Tiny Gyroscopes a Mountain Make

“If you want to locate Space, Time and Knowledge in relation to the usual ‘knowing self’ picture, let all objects be ‘space’, the observing subject be ‘knowledge’ and the presentations of subject-object interactions be ‘time’.”Time, Space, and Knowledge, Page 109. … Continue reading

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MAKING SPACE…

A TSK student describes… MAKING SPACE… TSK Exercise 18: Past and Future Projections – Pay close attention to your thoughts and images. Note how frequently you have thoughts about the future – plans, expectations, assumptions about likely trends, and so … Continue reading

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Time Sensitive… or Why I like to Keep Appointments

An appointment is like a buoy on the tossing surface of a great lake. If I cancel a meeting with someone, I fear that it will never be rescheduled and that the coming together of our shared trajectories in life … Continue reading

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RETURN TO LIGHT…

I am reminded of the TSK practice called ‘Return to Light’, “Look within your thoughts… Become familiar with darkness; be ready to let yourself sink into it without losing awareness completely. Gradually you will be able to sense fluctuations within … Continue reading

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