Chögyam Trungpa





Chögyam Trungpa

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born
in Kham, Tibet
February 28, 1939

died
April 04, 1987

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Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (Tibetan: ཆོས་ རྒྱམ་ དྲུང་པ་ Wylie: Chos rgyam Drung pa) was a Buddhist meditation master, scholar, teacher, poet, and artist. He was the 11th descendent in the line of Trungpa tulkus of the Kagyü school of Tibetan Buddhism. He was also trained in the Nyingma tradition, the oldest of the four schools, and was an adherent of the rimay or "non-sectarian" movement within Tibetan Buddhism, which aspired to bring together and make available all the valuable teachings of the different schools, free of sectarian rivalry.

Trungpa was a significant figure in the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism to the West, founding Naropa University and establishing the Shambhala Training method, a presentation of the Buddhadharm...more


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More books by Chögyam Trungpa…
“Enlightenment is ego's ultimate disappointment.”
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“The essence of warriorship, or the essence of human bravery, is refusing to give up on anyone or anything.”
Chögyam Trungpa, Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior

“A great deal of the chaos in the world occurs because people don't appreciate themselves.”
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