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The Teacup & The Skullcup:Chogyam Trungpa On Zen And Tantra
The Teacup and the Skullcup contains Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche s important teachings on Zen. The heart of the book is a series of seven talks given to students and the public in 1974, under the title Zen and Tantra. The talks provide a warmly appreciative survey of the roots, meditation, training techniques, results, and the historical places of Zen and tantra particularly ...more
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A peculiar book - like many of Trungpa Rinpoche's books, there's tremendous wisdom here. Still, I'm not sure at the end of the day how much deep insight there is here into Zen. The insights into tantra are profound and very helpful, and it's worth reading, especially for students of Trungpa Rinpoche and people in his lineage. But I hope it will also trigger them to dig a little deeper for a more thorough picture of the profundity of Zen. I would recommend John Daido Loori's teachings as a place ...more