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Book Review: Cynicism and Magic

Book Review: Cynicism and Magic – HIGHLIGHT

Cynicism and Magic Intelligence & Intuition on the Buddhist Path By Chögyam Trungpa Review by Christine Heming The talks transcribed and edited in this book are based on the inaugural class that Naropa’s founder, Chögyam Trungpa, offered in the summer of 1974.  They are the product of a new generation ... continue
Posted October 29, 2021 by Natasha West
Sacred World

Sacred World – HIGHLIGHT

The world is filled with power and wisdom, we’ve just forgotten how to see and feel it. By Halleluiah Strongheart With all of the challenges going on in the world today it’s easy to feel like everything is doomed and that humanity is to blame. From the mishandling ... continue
Posted December 9, 2020 by archives-staff
Windhorse: How to Harness the Energy of Life

Windhorse: How to Harness the Energy of Life – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Bhaskar Agarwal on Unsplash By Halleluiah Strongheart With so much going on in the world and in our lives it’s easy to feel a lack of energy. We go through our days managing work, relationships, health, kids, school, and “life admin” and by the end of ... continue
Posted November 13, 2020 by archives-staff
Parinirvana Day 2020 Resources

Parinirvana Day 2020 Resources – HIGHLIGHT

To the Noble Sangha, We hope that each of you are well and cared for during this groundlessness. Each year on April 4th, Shambhala marks the life and passing of its founder, the Vidyadhara, the Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, with the commemoration of Parinirvana Day. As we approach the ... continue
Posted April 2, 2020 by archives-staff
Father as Ancestor

Father as Ancestor – HIGHLIGHT

In this reposted article from 2011, Bill Scheffel reflects on both the passing of his father and the Shambhala teachings of Chogyam Trungpa (whom Bill refers to as “Lord Mukpo”, his family name and the name he often used when teaching Shambhala Training). This essay and collection ... continue
Posted December 6, 2018 by alexandra_kalinine
Surmang Relics: Part of Our Heritage

Surmang Relics: Part of Our Heritage – HIGHLIGHT

Fifty years ago many of the greatest lineage holders of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition walked out of Tibet in order to preserve the wisdom of their heritage. As Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche said many years later: We can find wisdom even in the midst of the worst ... continue
Posted November 20, 2018 by
Beyond the Shower Curtain

Beyond the Shower Curtain – HIGHLIGHT

VCTR pointing from the Chronicles of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche A Memory and a Tribute to the Vidyadhara by Acharya Bill McKeever In 1974 Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche invited His Holiness the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa to visit his fledgling sangha and its centers in the United States. In the roughly ... continue
Posted November 1, 2018 by alexandra_kalinine
On Torma Offering

On Torma Offering – HIGHLIGHT

by Phil Karl While practicing in the three-year retreat at Gampo Abbey several years ago I learned to make tormas. I’d been making tormas for a number of years, but finally got comprehensive training, and plenty of practice in that rather long retreat. It may be of interest ... continue
Posted October 30, 2018 by Philip Karl
Transforming Aggression into Gentleness

Transforming Aggression into Gentleness – HIGHLIGHT

Rusung McCorkle, Shambhala Day 2011 by Brian McCorkle Have you ever been at a Shambhala program and experienced seeing official-looking people who look like they are in uniform? It may have been blue blazers with pins, white shirts, khaki or grey slacks, standing off to the side, or ... continue
Posted October 25, 2018 by alexandra_kalinine
Buddhism and Nonviolent Communication

Buddhism and Nonviolent Communication – HIGHLIGHT

“Beautiful Needs” calligraphy created by Barbara Bash, www.barbarabash.com. Courtesy of Roberta Wall, www.steps2peace.com Written for the Dot by Jason Leslie Openness is not a matter of giving something to someone else, but it means giving up your demand and the basic criteria of the demand … It is ... continue
Posted October 18, 2018 by alexandra_kalinine
What is the Heart of Dharma Art?

What is the Heart of Dharma Art? – HIGHLIGHT

calligraphy by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Jack Niland and unknown artist Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts story and artwork by Jack Niland What is the Heart of Dharma Art? It is MANIFESTING the world…your world, my world, our world…an enlightened world. Why? Because this is what the universe does. It ... continue
Posted October 4, 2018 by alexandra_kalinine
New Institute at Naropa

New Institute at Naropa – HIGHLIGHT

Chögyam Trungpa Institute established at Naropa University Naropa University is pleased to announce the establishment of the Chögyam Trungpa Institute at Naropa. Chögyam Trungpa founded Naropa University in 1974 as a place to foster both intellect and intuition, and to spark curiosity and deep inquiry. His inspiration to create a ... continue
Posted March 17, 2018 by CGH
Life of Chögyam Trungpa 3

Life of Chögyam Trungpa 3 – HIGHLIGHT

The third in a series of panels depicting the life of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. These seven panels provide a very brief overview of the life of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, in Tibet and in the West.  They were prepared by a team led by Konchok Foundation director David Garrett with ... continue
Posted April 17, 2017 by CGH
Life of Chögyam Trungpa 2

Life of Chögyam Trungpa 2 – HIGHLIGHT

The second in a series of panels depicting the life of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. These seven panels provide a very brief overview of the life of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, in Tibet and in the West.  They were prepared by a team led by Konchok Foundation director David Garrett with ... continue
Posted April 13, 2017 by CGH
Absolutely Suicidal

Absolutely Suicidal – HIGHLIGHT

Remembering the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche by Larry Mermelstein article originally published on the Chronicles of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche One day in Boulder, circa 1978, Larry Mermelstein had a very interesting conversation with Trungpa Rinpoche about relationships. Here for Valentine’s Day, is his account of that conversation. Often when I ... continue
Posted February 14, 2016 by Dan


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