Category Archives: General TSK Discussions

Giving Thoughts and Feelings Their Rightful Place

Are you ever bored by your own thoughts and feelings? Have you noticed that they pop up like those wagons that used to deliver baked goods or dairy products to suburban neighborhoods? At least they did to the west end … Continue reading

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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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Wheeling Along

I imagine that I am being woven by life, for life, of life. I wish I could sail along with the flow of what I’m feeling this morning, half-way through my first cup of coffee, poised on the threshold of … 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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Waiting by the Wayside

In my dream I’m waiting by the side of the road: I’m a half-eaten hotdog, flung out the window of a speeding car, lying in the gutter. I hope I won’t be picked up by a homeless person or a … 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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Aftermaths and Precursors

Ah, the before and the after! How have they managed to crowd out my awareness of my feelings and my freedom to ponder the meaning of it all as my life putts along? But there’s no use pretending that it … Continue reading

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