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Heart of the Buddha
 
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Chögyam Trungpa
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Heart of the Buddha (Dharma Ocean)

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This
compelling collection of essays, talks, and seminars by Chögyam Trungpa
presents the basic teachings of Buddhism as they relate to everyday life. The
book is divided into three parts. In "Personal Journey," the author
discusses the qualities of openness, inquisitiveness, and good humor that
characterize the enlightened Buddhanature in everyone. In "Stages on the
Path,

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Published September 28th 2010 by Shambhala Publications, Inc. (first published August 6th 1991)
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Sara Gray
Though I couldn't help but chuckle cynically at his essay on "conscious drinking," I got a lot out of this pithy collection of essays and transcribed talks. This book was especially helpful in delineating what to expect when taking the refuge and bodhisattva vows, and it allayed some fears of mine (and instigated others) about what may lay in store as I pursue the Shambhala vajrayana path further.
Gerald
Great book on what being a Shambhala Buddhist means. Written in the typical Trungpa irreverent and practical style. Loved it.
Tabitha
Chogyam Tringpa's books are unfathomable. I could read the same title a million times and still find something new...something I missed before. He understands human beings in the deepest way.
Jason
Great inspirational buddhist reading...ruminates on compassion, meditation, being in the moment always
Susan
The book that let me know I had been a Buddhist all my life, only hadn't known what it was called.
Seth Jacquay
The last series of chapters are amazing. Each one is like a gift of wisdom.
Jill
A great book of various dharma teachings by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
Duncan
Great overview of the Shambhala Tibetan Buddhist Path.
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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...more
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