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Announcing the Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Conference in Vienna

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Trungpa Rinpoche in 1975 at the Sacred Heart Auditorium. Photo by Blair Hansen.

Vienna, Austria, May 22-24, 2020

The Shambhala Center of Vienna and the Chogyam Trungpa Institute of Naropa University are proud to present the Chogyam Trungpa Conference, in Vienna, Austria, from May 22-24, 2020 titled, “Meditation, Materialism, and Mind: Chogyam Trungpa’s Legacy for the 21st century.”

The aim of this 3-day conference is to revisit the teachings of the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, to foster interactions between older and newer practitioners of his teachings and the broader European community, and to encourage the emergence of new scholarship and interest in his work. Continue…

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