Category Archives: language

AT THE EDGE OF EXPERIENCE…

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

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THE SPACE BETWEEN THOUGHTS…

Looking for THE SPACE BETWEEN THOUGHTS… well… just how might I observe that space, or transition between, when my mind is humming along, spinning its web of stories threaded with previously accepted assumptions, and beliefs sprinkled with desires and anxieties … Continue reading

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EDGE OF THE FUTURE…

EDGE OF THE FUTURE… I love to write, and when I do, I am fascinated by the ‘dawn’. Of course, the captivating and compelling beauty of the just rising sun… but in particular, the dawning of form… when at the … Continue reading

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DO YOU MOSTLY THINK IN THOUGHTS OR IMAGES?

For class, I was asked to write a page or so on the question… EXPERIENTIALLY, DO YOU MOSTLY THINK IN THOUGHTS OR IN IMAGES (or in some other way)? It’s a ‘tricky’ question. It invites internal inquiry and observation. But … 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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Shimmering of Time

How can we understand the motion of time as ‘not going’? Some long-time TSK students have discussed how TSK might manifest in art. This might be one example… Anne Lindberg created an onsite installation at the Akron Art Museum using … Continue reading

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Beyond Language

Came across this article having read it several years ago. It’s written by a Zen Buddhist, and it’s quite good, in my ‘view’… I see parallels with my interests in language, poetry, and other studies. I often say I am … Continue reading

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Where do you go in your mind to write?

Using inquiry to allow time and space to open knowing… I compose (in part) in my head, an activity I do best over time, not that I’m that great at it. When I do this, it allows my heartfelt intent … Continue reading

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Questions/Comments—while reading Inside Knowledge

In the light of the aspiration to share the TSK vision with a wider body of readers and students, I found myself wondering why other visions can attract a wider group of adherents. Last Thursday I sat in on a … Continue reading

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Meaning without substantiality?

Jack asked if giving up our commitment to the proclamations of ordinary viewpoints means we will also give up what we view as meaningful—since meaningfulness is itself a kind of proclamation. This seems to be a paradox.  How can we … Continue reading

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