Chögyam Trungpa describes “crazy wisdom” as an innocent state of mind that has the quality of early morning—fresh, sparkling, and completely awake. Well before American Buddhists and New Age acolytes began flocking to the feet of Tibet’s Dalai Lama, hippies and spiritual seekers were. A film about the life and times of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche Buddhism permeates popular culture worldwide — we speak casually of good parking karma.

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Twenty years wisdmo his death, with unprecedented access and exclusive archival material, Crazy Wisdom looks at the man and the myths about him, and attempts to set the record straight. The most through examination of Padmasambhava that I have encountered. As to be expected with Trungpa, his words are bright, provocative, simu This is my second time reading this book, six years apart, and it seems like widom completely new book now that I am more familiar with vajra, dzogchen, and Padmasambhara.

Religion Tibetan Buddhism Buddhism Film. Always blown away by Chogyam Trungpa’s writing. Refresh and try again.

See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: Poet Allen Ginsberg considered Trungpa his guru; Catholic priest Thomas Merton wanted to write a book with him; music icon Joni Mitchell wrote a song about him called, “Refuge for the Road. There is no point in saying: He was a genuine Tibetan and supposedly enlightened and conventional rules didn’t apply to him.

Trungpa is more of a wrestle for me: It’s quite good though, a book that may get overlooked by others but you’ll be glad you found it and read it.

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Inhe published Meditation in Actionthe first of fourteen books on the spiritual path published during his lifetime.

However you can get a pretty good feel for who Trungpa was and how he influenced so many people crzzy watching this documentary. On the contrary, painful emotions can be appreciated as a challenging opportunity for new discovery.

And in that moment you could be outraged, moved to tears, or inspired Painting rated it it was amazing Jan 20, What Were They Thinking? In the film, I begin with phrases from a liturgy he wrote where he warned of the destructive power of the ” Trungpa’s addiction to alcohol was legendary and this film doesn’t try to cover it up.

Crazy Wisdom: A Portrait of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Aug 04, Jessica Zu rated it it was ok Shelves: I had to wait to read this book for a while because I tringpa a few failed attempts. Edward Albert, Samuel Z.

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This makes feel how education is crucial to any cultural exchange. Dec 16, Michelle rated it really liked it Shelves: You always get wisdoany of his videos or books. What inspired me was the daunting possibility of iwsdom an experience for the audience to catch a glimpse of the unconditional brilliance of an enlightened mind, Tibetan Buddhist style. They drank because he was their role model and he drank. Ram Dass, Fierce Grace It was and I had never met a Tibetan Buddhist high lama before who had?

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Trungpa, drunk as a skunk, provoked a bloody fight which landed several followers in the hospital. I’m now re-reading some of them. He wore suits, spoke precise English and openly enjoyed women in spite of being married.