Author Archives: Christopher

About Christopher

I first read TSK in 1978, and have enjoyed exploring Rinpoche's (printed) work ever since. I'm an insight meditation teacher in Sydney, Australia, and I live in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. I'm also a psychotherapist and a Focusing trainer (Gendlin).

The Space of Thoughts

“Thoughts and images appear one after another in a kind of ‘presentation space’, obeying the rules of noncontradiction and exclusivity associated with the physical realm.” – Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche, Knowledge of Time and Space. Reading the opening paragraphs of Allowing Mind: Physical … Continue reading

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Time Reversal Exercise

(Apologies that I haven’t written. The forest fires here disrupted things for a while, and then I had a bad recurrence of my CFS. Here’s an extract from my diary, because I’ve continued during this period to do the TSK … Continue reading

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Knowing the Subject

I was doing the first exercise from the class 5 recording. Here’s what i found: The sense of the subject-object structure is present because of a reflexive movement of thought, a kind of continual looping movement out and back  At … Continue reading

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Tranquility of Space

MEDITATION IN ACTION Jack suggested that this was a practice to do while active during the day, so I did that. The very first thing that I encountered, as I relaxed into the space, was the self saying, dismissively, “But … Continue reading

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Exapanding to Include the Experiencer

(The background to this report – which I fear is too long – is that I have a chronic illness, and my body is almost always in pain. Only in some meditative states do I get relief from the pain. … 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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Breath & Sensation

Dear Friends, If I’m quiet, it’s not that I’m not paying attention. My chronic illness has stopped me in my tracks during this last week, but I’m able to listen to the mp3s and read the study material. I just … Continue reading

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Three Angels

The exercise of turning time back into time, refreshing time, was a great exercise, for me. This exercise awoke an experience (can it be called that?) where…  well… what kind of ‘time’ is this? Can this legitimately be called ‘time’? … Continue reading

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A Moment of Time

I enjoyed this exploration very much – thanks for the recordings. They are my lifeblood, because, having a chronic illness and the call being at 3:00 a.m. Sydney-time, I’m not likely to join you on the phone. So, in response … Continue reading

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A Moment of Time

I enjoyed this exploration very much – thanks for the recordings. They are my lifeblood, because, having a chronic illness, and the call being at 3:00 a.m. Sydney-time, I’m not likely to join you on the phone. So, in response … Continue reading

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