In the winter of 2011, Jack Petranker taught the second of three, 9-week segments of a 27-week Time, Space, Knowledge (TSK) class – THE STREAM OF THINKING. The course consisted of weekly, 1) on-line conference calls with the students, 2) guidance memos from Jack, 3) designated reading assignments from a TSK book, 4) exercises assigned to amplify significant points and encourage moment-to-moment inquiry as the fundamental method for exploring the TSK vision, and 5) students posting and sharing excerpts from their practice notes for comment by other students. The focus was to approach ‘thinking’ in terms of space. The course readings were taken primarily from the Space section of the book by Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche, ‘Dynamics of Time and Space.’

I was asked to edit the course, pulling together the five things mentioned above, (lectures, guidance memos, reading assignments, exercises, and practice notes) into a cohesive whole in essay form. If you FOLLOW THE LINKS… and read Jack’s lectures, you may get the distinct feeling, as I did working with them, many are simply gems, and they just sparkle with insight. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did.

About David Filippone

I have been a student of Tarthang Tulku’s Time, Space, Knowledge (TSK) vision for over twenty-five years. For the past twelve years, I’ve studied TSK and Full Presence Mindfulness with Jack Petranker, director of the Center for Creative Inquiry (CCI). I have also participated in programs offered by Carolyn Pasternak of the Odiyan Center. For the past several years, I have curated the CCI Facebook page, which is often TSK-focused, and I serve on the CCI Board of Directors. The CCI Facebook page can be found at the following link...
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  1. Kris says:

    Thank you, David, for your generosity and sharing.

  2. Eliana Kalaf says:

    Thanks David for sharing so precious material.

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