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Trungpa was a significant figure in the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism to the West, founding Naropa University and establishing the Shambhala Training method, a presentation of the Buddhadharma largely devoid of ethnic trappings.

On September 28,he suffered cardiac arrest, [40] after which sisdom condition deteriorated, requiring intensive care at the hospital, then at his home and finally, in mid-Marchback at the hospital, where he died on April 4, He was a great Tibetan yogi, a friend, and a master.

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Crszy it is November, nine months from my second reading, and this has easily been the best book of the dhogyam, with the aspects of Padmasambava haunted me nearly daily. Aug 04, Jessica Zu rated it it was ok Shelves: And he doesn’t mind whatever you say. Dawn rated it it was amazing Dec 02, The seminaries also had the important function of training his students to become teachers themselves. He knows that if he is always supporting you in a true sense you will not criticize him, whatever he does.


Students were often angered, unnerved and intimidated by him, but many remained fiercely loyal, committed, and devoted. To ask other readers choygam about Crazy Wisdomplease sign up. From my perspective, I could always be pretty direct with him.

Chögyam Trungpa – Wikipedia

This is a very advanced book dealing with advanced teachings so I was lost for a lot of it but had enough exposure that it sort of hcogyam parts of my brain. Edition 10 Both question and answer die simultaneously at some point. You can’t deceive the path because you make the path. Riobhcah rated it it was amazing Mar 18, Receives The Sadhana of Mahamudra terma text while on retreat in Paro Taktsanga sacred cliffside monastery in Bhutan.

Out of Line This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Gehlek Rinpochewho lived with Trungpa when they were young monks in India and later visited and taught with him in the U. Retrieved 12 December I am not sure why such a terrific film is not yet in wide distribution.

I felt there was really nothing to lose by being absolutely direct with him, and he appreciated that. Ram Dass, Fierce Grace Full Cast and Crew. He thrived, he lived, on the intelligence of his students.

Trungpa Rinpoche was one of the greatest XX century buddhist masters. Edward Albert, Samuel Z. Edit Details Official Sites: Establishes Ashoka Credit Union.

During this time, he also studied Japanese flower arranging and received an instructors degree from the Sogetsu school of ikebana. Want to Read saving….

Masked silhouettes participate in Becomes the first Tibetan British subject.

Crazy Wisdom by Chögyam Trungpa

Nov 11, Gentil rated it it was amazing. In collaboration with Freda Bedi, who had initiated the project, [21] Trungpa and Akong Tulku founded the Young Lamas Home School and, after seeking endorsement from the Dalai Lama, were appointed its spiritual head and administrator respectively. Tibetans and their American If you don’t even know your own tradition, on what basis can you understand a foreign culture?


From this profound point of view, spiritual practice does not provide comfortable answers to pain or confusion. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video. Chos-kyi Rgya-mtshowhich means “ocean of dharma “. Jan 23, Will rated it it was amazing Shelves: Give it up all together, absolutely; throw it up into the air, put it in the fireplace. During this period, he conducted 13 Vajradhatu Seminaries, three-month residential programs at which he presented a vast body of Buddhist teachings in an atmosphere of intensive meditation practice.

Some accounts ascribe the accident to drinking. Stephen Roxborough rated it really liked it Mar 19, This hopelessness is the starting point of the process of realization. Was this review helpful to you?

I’ve read most of Trungpa’s books.