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Beyond the Obstacle of Continuous Distraction

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In the first level of Miksang Training we talk about the two primary obstacles to seeing. The first of these is not being available to see and connect with our world. The most extreme example of this is when we daydream and are completely absorbed in our own internally produced movies. We are completely distracted and perceptually blind. We don’t …

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Essential Simplicity

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Hello Julie, I was touched by your remark in your last blog: ‘The obstacle of familiarity and labeling is a root of not being able to shoot a product with freshness….’That’s exactly the point I’ve been wrestling with for the last month. I was feeling so much resistence (hate..hate!) against ‘already seen’ Miksang images. Even if I had a real …

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Miksang in Commercial Photography

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I received the following question recently from an old Miksang friend. I hope you find my response helpful: “I have a question that I’m struggling with and I would like to have your opinion. I’m doing commercial photography where images are extensibly manipulated to basically give what the client wants. How does one remain true to Miksang when doing commercial …

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