Category Archives: thought

GREAT SPACE…

GREAT SPACE… The other day in Time, Space, Knowledge class we were exploring our many varied experiences of SPACE… WONDERING PERHAPS HOW WE MIGHT ENCOUNTER GREAT SPACE, which Rinpoche points toward as: “… Space, which is primordially peaceful, open. In … Continue reading

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CONTINUING THE SOURCE OF THOUGHTS…

CONTINUING WITH THE SOURCE OF THOUGHTS… FOCUS ON ALLOWING THE THOUGHTS TO PRESENT THEMSELVES…. As thoughts present, investigate: IS THERE A SOURCE OR PLACE OF THEIR ORIGIN? Do they abide someplace? Do they go somewhere? Relax any effortfulness you notice, … Continue reading

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SPACE WITHIN SPACE WITHIN…

SPACE WITHIN SPACE WITHIN… “To look at the emergent future, the one that actually takes place as distinct from future imaginations, we could start with simple sensory experience of the present, focusing at the edge of ‘now’ just as it … Continue reading

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SPACE BETWEEN THOUGHTS…

SPACE BETWEEN THOUGHTS… It’s been said we are like fish who swim constantly unaware of the water … by comparison perhaps, we who continuously live in a world focused on interacting objects, and mostly ignore the space in which they … Continue reading

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ABIDING IN THOUGHT…

ABIDING IN THOUGHT… In FULL PRESENCE MINDFULNESS class today, we were invited to look into thinking… to just observe… “Instead of depending on the content of the thoughts for knowledge of what is happening, let yourself rest in the activity … Continue reading

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PARTITIONS & OCCUPANCY…

PARTITIONS AND OCCUPANCY… TSK Instructor, Ken McKeon invites consideration of the hum of thoughts… a stream of stuff colored by feelings, and meanings put together by the moments… like stories I tell myself without uttering a sound. Stories that seem … Continue reading

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LOOKING INTO LOCAL TIME…

TSK Exercise 19 – Past, Present and Future of Each Moment Sit quietly and remain sensitive to all thoughts, feelings, sensations. You may eventually be able to see a past and a future tinge to all your lived present moments. … Continue reading

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MAKING SPACE…

A TSK student describes… MAKING SPACE… TSK Exercise 18: Past and Future Projections – Pay close attention to your thoughts and images. Note how frequently you have thoughts about the future – plans, expectations, assumptions about likely trends, and so … Continue reading

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CAN YOU SEE WITH SPACE EYES…?

CAN YOU SEE WITH SPACE EYES…? “The training we receive as human beings teaches us to live in accord with the dictates of substance. We see with ‘form eyes’ and move with ‘form bodies’. We react to a world in … Continue reading

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EXPANDING & CONDENSING…

EXPANDING & CONDENSING In TSK class we were engaged in what we call an ‘expanding’ exercise… designed to open the habitual ‘focal setting’, the default setting from which we seem to most often engage with, and view our world. It’s … Continue reading

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