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photo courtesy of Naropa UniversityRadical Compassion Symposium Draws upon the Power of Interconnectedness

  • report from the scene by James Gilness, Shambhala Times Volunteer Reporter
  • photos courtesy of Naropa University
  • The Radical Compassion Symposium opened last Thursday evening with the memory of Naropa University’s founding some forty years ago. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche recalled the intentions of his father, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, who launched the institute. Chogyam Trungpa would have been proud to see the impact of his vision in its contemporary setting. The idea of radical compassion seems appropriate at a moment the Sakyong called a “pivotal time in human history.” Continue…

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