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In some instances Trungpa was too drunk to walk and had to be carried. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book was a little repetitive.

Born in Kham, Eastern Tibet. Wisdm Maitri, a therapeutic program that works with different styles of neurosis using principles of the five buddha families. A journey exploring the practices of Chinese hermits living in the Zhongnan Mountains. Trungpa hired Allen Ginsberg to teach poetry and William Burroughs to teach literature. This kind of big spirit, without clinging to some special religion or form of practice, is necessary for human beings.

Much of his behavior has been construed as deliberately provocative and sparked controversy.

Crazy Wisdom

Jan 23, Will rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, it has me thinking about some new concepts. Edition 10 Both question and answer die simultaneously at some point. Trungpa was also known for smoking tobacco and liberally using alcohol; [70] many who knew him characterized him as an alcoholic. Receives The Sadhana of Mahamudra terma text while on retreat in Paro Taktsanga sacred cliffside monastery in Bhutan.


Directs a film, Discovering Eleganceusing footage of his environmental installation and flower arranging exhibitions. From the beginning of his time in the US, Trungpa encouraged his students to integrate a contemplative approach into their everyday activities.

From my perspective, I could always be pretty direct with him. Lists with This Book. Let the phenomena make fools of themselves by themselves. This article needs additional citations for verification. Trungpa’s wiscom teaching style was often unconventional.

Chögyam Trungpa

The Sacred Path of the Warriorprovides a concise collection of the Shambhala views. Nov 26, Anthony Trahair rated it it was amazing. Recognized both by Tibetan Buddhists and by other spiritual practitioners and scholars [2] [3] as a crxzy teacher of Tibetan Buddhismhe was a major figure in the dissemination of Buddhism to the West, [4] founding Vajradhatu and Naropa University and establishing the Shambhala Training method.

Now it is November, nine months from my second reading, and this has easily been the best book of the year, with the aspects of Padmasambava haunted me nearly daily.

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Students were often angered, unnerved and intimidated by him, but many remained fiercely loyal, committed, and devoted. Jan 02, Lisa Grant rated it it was amazing. Presents a series of environmental installations and flower arranging exhibitions at art galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, and Boulder.

The way you can struggle with this is to be supported by something, something you don’t know. Jul 25, Jim Parker rated it it was amazing. You must feel it in this city or building or community. Founds Alaya Preschool in Boulder, Colorado. Edit Storyline Crazy Wisdom is the long-awaited feature documentary to explore the life, teachings, and “crazy wisdom” of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, a pivotal figure in bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West.


Crazy Wisdom by Chögyam Trungpa

Yes No Report this. The Steinbecks xrazy the cocaine use was kept secret from the wider Vajradhatu community. Visits Nova Scotia for the first time.

In my opinion, he left very early — too early. This makes feel how education is crucial to any cultural For those of you enchanted by Chongpa’s teaching, please first read Heidegger’s “on the essence of truth” before pouring out your fulsome adulation of Chongpa’s wisdom. As to be expected with Trungpa, his words are bright, provocative, simultaneously crystal clear and cryptic at the same time.

Don’t worry, this is NOT a spoiler: Some put his birth in 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.

sisdom From this profound point of view, spiritual practice does not provide comfortable answers to pain or confusion. That is not the point, you know. As we are human beings, there must be that kind of feeling.

I won’t even begin to claim that I understand Crazy Wisdom but this book actually a series of lectures with questions by students gave me much to consider. Hosts a visit of Dudjom Rinpochehead of the Nyingma lineage.