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I feel sorry that most of the Westerners could not recognize their own reflections in the mystic Tibetan mirror.

This was wsidom by Tendzin’s own behavior as lineage holder. In particular, the author discusses meditation as a practical way to uncover one’s own innate wisdom. List of modern Eastern religions writers List of writers on Buddhism.

She added, “At the same time there was a power about him and an equanimity to his presence that was phenomenal, that I don’t know how to explain. The presentation of these teachings gave rise to some criticism. His death was a great loss. Sep 27, Alex rated it it was amazing Shelves: Let this be recognized by all people wisdomm both elevated and ordinary station. Unless we give up this hope, this precious hope, there is no way out at all.

Of Trungpa, the Dalai Lama later wrote, “Exceptional as one of the first Tibetan lamas to become fully assimilated into Western culture, he made a powerful contribution to revealing the Tibetan approach to inner peace in the West.

Amazing book, very insightful! This kind of big spirit, without clinging to some special religion or form of practice, is necessary for human beings. 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.


According to Trungpa’s former student Stephen Butterfield, “Trungpa told us that if we ever tried to leave the Vajrayana, we would suffer unbearable, subtle, continuous anguish, and disasters would pursue us like furies”. There is a scene where Trungpa and another man finish a flower sculpture – I believe its called Ichibana. I do consider him wisdoom be the father of Tibetan Buddhism in wisddom United States. Suzuki Roshifounder of the San Francisco Zen Center and Tassajara Zen Mountain Centerand another important exponent of Buddhism to western students, described Trungpa in the context of a talk about emptiness:.

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Lists with This Book. Trungpa is more of a wrestle for me: Nangchen, Kham region, Tibet. Follows the Dalai Lama to India during the Tibetan uprising trunga, which failed to overthrow the Chinese government.

You may criticize him because he drinks alcohol like I drink water, but that is a minor problem. Suzuki who sells Carus teaching as Japanese Zen, Chongpa is selling Heidegger and probably a few other existentialists as Tibetan crazy wisdom. From this profound point of view, spiritual practice does not provide comfortable answers to pain or confusion.

After BC, a new philosophy was born in South east Asia, generated from the ideas of Buddha, a mysterious Prince from Nepal who gained enlightenment while he sat under a large, shapely In his own words, “When we talk about compassion, we talk in terms of being kind. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. rrungpa

Chögyam Trungpa

I did not feel that charlatans had hoodwinked me into giving up my powers to enhance theirs. No trivia or quizzes yet. Hosts a visit of Dudjom Rinpochehead of the Nyingma lineage. In addition to making a variety of traditional contemplative practices available to the community, he incorporated his students’ already existing interests especially anything relating to Japanese cultureevolving specialized teachings on a meditative approach to these various disciplines.


Author Jeffery Paine commented on this incident that “[s]eeing Merwin out of step with the rest, Trungpa could have asked him to leave, but decided it was kinder to shock him out of his aloofness. Don’t worry, this is NOT a spoiler: Called a genius, rascal, and social visionary; ‘one of the greatest spiritual teachers of the 20th century,’ and ‘the bad boy of Buddhism,’ Trungpa defied categorization.

Merwin had arrived at the Naropa Institute that summer and been told by Allen Ginsberg that he ought to attend the seminary. Establishes Ashoka Credit Union. Forms the organization that will become the Dorje Kasung, a service group entrusted with the protection of the buddhist teachings and the welfare of the community.

Later, he described this event as a pivotal moment that inspired the course of his teachings. Give up your ambition to put the jigsaw puzzle together.

The Buddha TV Movie Edit Cast Credited cast: Retrieved 12 December Raised and trained in the rigorous Tibetan monastic tradition, Trungpa came to the West and shattered our preconceived notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave – he openly smoked, drank, and had intimate relations with students – yet his teachings are recognized as authentic, vast, and influential.