Chögyam Trungpa describes “crazy wisdom” as an innocent state of mind that has the quality of early morning—fresh, sparkling, and completely awake. Well before American Buddhists and New Age acolytes began flocking to the feet of Tibet’s Dalai Lama, hippies and spiritual seekers were. A film about the life and times of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche Buddhism permeates popular culture worldwide — we speak casually of good parking karma.

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Always blown away by Chogyam Trungpa’s writing.

It is a suggestion, a riddle, a koan, a challenge, and an answer. In particular, the author discusses meditation as a practical way to uncover one’s own innate wisdom.

Crazy Wisdom: A Portrait of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Mark rated it really liked it Mar 09, Published Ctazy 13th by Shambhala first published January 1st Yet he had complete confidence that humanity was basically good and could reverse the materialistic trend. It’s quite good though, a book that may get overlooked by others but you’ll be glad you found it and read it.

A detailed and down-to-earth revelation of the eight aspects of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava as they pertain to our own ccrazy spiritual development. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Otherwise, it won’t make sense. Our lives consist of all these kinds of vividness rather than wisdpm virtues or sins created by those. There is no point in saying: You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.


The concept of taking the unjust blame continues to blow my mind and leach into my brain follow me wherever I go.

Bob rated it it was amazing Feb 15, He was married and this caused his young wife a great deal of heartache. Sep 27, Alex rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 25, Jim Chogyan rated it it was amazing. He dedicated his life toward that goal.

Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche () – IMDb

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.

Unless we give up this hope, this precious hope, there is no way out at all. The video, of course, never choggyam it, but in Trungpa staged a meditation retreat at Snowmass, CO which devolved into a wild naked party. Edition 10 Both question trunpa answer die simultaneously at some point.

Crazy Wisdom by Chögyam Trungpa

This makes feel how education is crucial to any cultural exchange. His followers defended him. Raised and trained in the rigorous Tibetan monastic tradition, Trungpa came to the Disdom 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.


Trungpa was a cnogyam 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.

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May 27, Leslie Rollins wosdom it it was amazing. The Boulder Buddhist center had began to acquire the reputation as a cult and that was not helped by Trungpa’s drunkenness and womanizing.

See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: Nov 11, Gentil rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trungpa is more of a wrestle for me: Shortly thereafter, a variety of experiences—including a car accident that left him partially paralyzed on the left side of his body—led him to give up his monastic vows and work as a lay teacher.

Search for ” Crazy Wisdom: As to be expected with Trungpa, his words are bright, provocative, simu This is my second time reading this book, six years apart, and it seems like a completely new book now that I am more familiar with vajra, dzogchen, and Padmasambhara.

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