Category Archives: imagination

INQUIRY INTO THE POSITIVE

INQUIRY INTO THE POSITIVE TSK students have an opportunity to expand not only their concepts and ideas about space, they also work with exercises that gradually expand their ‘experience’ of space. This conceptual AND experiential expansion can be deeply profound. … Continue reading

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WHAT IS POSITIVE TIME?

WHAT IS POSITIVE TIME? “Perhaps we have memories of times when wonderment and wholesome feelings seemed natural; if so, we can invite this presence into our lives. Can we recall positive thoughts and feelings and imprint them in our memory? … Continue reading

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Open Knowing…

Interesting thought experiment that becomes a ‘knowing‘ experience… How to open an object of the mind… [An object] can be looked at in and of itself. Or it can be seen as a point in a process. Sitting quietly, breathing, … Continue reading

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‘Imagining’ Time and appearance

‘Imagining’ Time and appearance with TSK… Rinpoche ‘perpends’, saying in ‘Sacred Dimensions of Time and Space’… “Between simultaneous and linear a contradiction operates. Perhaps this is a clue that our point of view does not yet have a wide enough … Continue reading

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Orangutan…space

Perhaps as another life (or another time in this one) I was an orangutan, for while I may not tangle in the tree tops now…from where I sit in the easy-chair under the cave of maples… I mingle with emerald … Continue reading

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Ty Mawr 2015: poetic experiments

During our mini-retreat in the lovely retreat house, Michaelgarth at Ty Mawr convent (27 Feb-1 Mar 2015), we experimented with looking at a couple of the diagrams in LOK  and writing short spontaneous responses. Here are some of them: PAGE … Continue reading

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Assignment: Session Two, Week 3

In facing a practical challenge this week (learning to use an interactive website), my responses are: it’s too difficult; there’s not enough time; what will it lead to? (more complication, responsibilities, pressure…etc…!); feeling trapped. I notice I am at a … Continue reading

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Giant Body

Now that we are being invited to create, approach and explore a Giant Body, I thought these microphotographs referenced in today’s Guardian newspaper might be of interest: http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/oct/30/2013-nikon-photomicrography-competition-pictures#/?picture=421216322&index=12 Caroline

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Subject-Object Reversal (TSK Ex. 30)

The instructions operate by osmosis, bypassing intellect and discursive thinking. Like drinking a benignly potent medicine which is instantly absorbed by tongue, digestive system and bloodstream, whose essence immediately merges with the cells. I set out to attempt the exercises … Continue reading

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“You must note the way … (writing assign. week 5)

“Now is the time to open to a new level of knowledge,one where inclusion is more natural than exclusion and synthesis is more creative than separation.” Sacred Dimensions of Time and Space (xvi)  Writing assignment: In daily activities, experience with … Continue reading

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