Author Archives: David Filippone

About David Filippone

David Filippone has been a student of Tarthang Tulku’s Time, Space, Knowledge (TSK) vision for over twenty-five years. For the past fourteen years, he has studied TSK and Full Presence Mindfulness with Jack Petranker, director of the Center for Creative Inquiry (CCI). He also participated in programs offered by Carolyn Pasternak of the Odiyan Center. David curated the CCI Facebook page for five years, which is often TSK-focused, and he currently serves on the CCI Board of Directors. The CCI Facebook page can be found at the following link... https://www.facebook.com/CenterforCreativeInquiry/

LOK Ex 14 – Moments Between Moments

In our Adventures of Knowledge class we briefly practiced the following exercise from the book, ‘Love of Knowledge‘… PRACTICE – LOK Ex 14 – Moments Between Moments Observe in your own experience the flow of time from one moment to … Continue reading

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NATURAL AWARENESS…

NATURAL AWARENESS… Ken’s poem and the quote by Rinpoche evoke in me that almost granular feel at the edge of the future… at the beginning of perception… “Awareness generally means to be “aware of some thing” — to look at … Continue reading

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KNOWING NOT-KNOWING…

KNOWING NOT-KNOWING… I remember being instructed in TSK class about not-knowing. It took me quite awhile to get a sense of it… a sense of being immersed in it. You have to ask yourself; how would you go about knowing … Continue reading

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The ‘am’ is where…

Ken’s poem has me thinking about what Rinpoche wrote… “Knowledge and time begin a dialogue right in our midst. How does ‘now’ imply all times? How can it be that being is ‘now’? Starting right now, I can look into … Continue reading

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WHY RECOGNIZE KNOWINGNESS

In one of my classes, the question came up as to ‘why’ we should want to get back to recognizing Knowingness in our experience… Why is recognizing Knowingness in my day to day living good for me? I came across … Continue reading

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LOK Ex 13 – Inventing the Past

LOK Ex 13 – Inventing the Past Focus on the memory of a specific event, either ‘routine’ or emotionally charged. Trace the future that developed out of that remembered event. Experiment with ways to ‘strip away’ this future, for example, … Continue reading

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FOCUSING…

FOCUSING… For my Richard Dixey class, ‘Searcher Reaches Land’s Limits‘, I’ve been working with a simple little practice that goes right to the heart of ‘recognizing’ the subtlety of ‘Knowingness’ in experience. It’s a concentration exercise. PRACTICE – 3 minutes … Continue reading

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EXPANDING AWARENESS…

In the readings for the current advanced Full Presence Mindfulness FPM course it talks about the need for a new vision of knowledge, a new expanded awareness. In my private discussions with TSK students, one long-time student, Hayward, succinctly suggested, … Continue reading

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VISION…

Ken’s poem seems to invite me into a vision… Similarly, as students of TSK, we are sometimes invited to practice discovering ‘knowingness’… Rinpoche writes: “The more you practice the exercise, the more you will recognize that If you go closely … Continue reading

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AT THE EDGE OF EXPERIENCE…

Been studying Richard Dixey’s new book, “Searcher Reaches Land’s Limits”, in which he provides a running, penetrating commentary on the book, “Revelations of Mind”, by Tarthang Tulku. Dixey discusses in intricate detail, among other things, what transpires in the process … Continue reading

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