Category Archives: Spring 2013 TSK Online Course

LINKING

Through the teachings of Kum Nye Tibetan yoga I have learned that the Heart is nourished by beauty, feelings and meaning. I find this unendingly inspiring and practical: offering a way to diagnose and redress imbalance. The DTS reading for … Continue reading

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A Shower of Jewels

One of the things I love most about TSK is the invitation to look where we never think to look; to take note of what we commonly ‘over’look. Reading Jack’s Orientation for Week 5 this morning; focusing on “the immediacy … Continue reading

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Orientations: Spring 2013

Here you can download orientation files by Jack Petranker relating to the course readings and practices. Orientation for Spring Program and Week 1 (.doc) . pdf version Orientation for Week 2 (.doc) . pdf version Orientation for Week 3 (.doc) … Continue reading

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Phone Calls – Spring 2013 Online Course

This is where you can listen to or download recordings of the Sunday phone calls. Click on the forward arrow to play the streaming audio file. To download the file; – on windows: right-click the download link – on macs: … Continue reading

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Built into the Language

In the paragraph on page 129 of DTS which begins, “To build the bridge, the mind takes as raw materials ‘points’ as they appear…” Rinpoche talks about the mind bracing what it builds with ‘particles of interaction’ and then goes … Continue reading

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No Boundary

It occurred to me ‘What if I could actually feel another’s sensations and think another’s thoughts as s/he feels/thinks them? Immediately fear arose: ‘Do I really want that much freedom?’ ‘Could I really bear that much pain?’ Then I realised, … Continue reading

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Dream

Waking early this morning, I decided to sleep a little longer, while being open to new thoughts, etc. This was my dream: Travelling in London and meeting someone I know through TSK (but have never met in England). My black … Continue reading

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Everyday TSK

In addition to engaging this week’s homework whilst sitting quietly, I am holding it as a ‘background intention’ for the week. I realised this is a good example of Jack’s suggestion that we find ways to create practices from passages … Continue reading

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Juggling a few beads at once

Last night, walking the dogs in a brisk desert wind, old feelings arose from a morning in Canada, standing at the edge of  a field, snow melting, and the pine boughs singing in a springtime breeze.  Then this morning, I … Continue reading

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Ripples of Response

Six days ago I received an email which was a tailor-made ‘eruption’, ideally suited to our homework this week. It took me entirely by surprise and challenged a number of secretly-nurtured mental niches and fantasy future projections (both for myself … Continue reading

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