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  Shambhala - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche: The Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Venerable Chögyam Trungpa was born in the province of Kham in eastern Tibet in 1939.
Trungpa Rinpoche was also known for his interest in the arts and particularly for his insights into the relationship between con­templative discipline and the artistic process.
Trungpa Rinpoche was known for his fearless proclamation of the dharma: free from hesitation, true to the purity of the tradition, and utterly fresh.
www.shambhala.com /html/learn/features/ctr/bio/index.cfm   (2188 words)

 KTD--The Eleventh Trungpa Rinpoche--   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Trungpa Rinpoche was instrumental in paving the way for His Holiness Karmapa's first visit to the United States, and himself visited and taught at the Karmapa's seat-to-be at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra in the late 1970's.
Trungpa Rinpoche was born in 1940 in the province of Kham in Eastern Tibet.
Trungpa Rinpoche was enthroned as Supreme Abbot of Surmang Monasteries and Governor of Surmang District.
www.kagyu.org /karmapa/tea/tea08.html   (652 words)

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The Trungpa Tulku was born in Ge-je, near the celebrated mountain of Pa-go Punsum, in eastern Tibet, in 1939.
Trungpa Rimpoche would have remained molded in the established feudal and ritualistic framework of Tibetan Buddhism, but for the total disruption of his formal education at the age of 19 due to the Chinese Communist invasion of his homeland.
Trungpa decided to stop teaching the way he had been, because he found that people used the teachings of egolessness to, ironically, solidify their egos.
www.quangduc.com /English/figure/05trungpa.html   (4394 words)

 User:Bertport/Vajradhatu non-redirect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trungpa was the sole "Director of the First Class" of the corporation, and there was a group of "Directors of the Second Class".
In laymen's terms, Tendzin was to lead Vajradhatu after this (the eleventh) Trungpa's death, until the twelfth Trungpa (the eleventh's reincarnation) was ready to assume the responsibility.
Trungpa, however, remained the sole Director of the First Class on the legally filed documents of incorporation until 2000, thirteen years after his 1987 death.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/User:Bertport/Vajradhatu_non-redirect   (421 words)

 Surmang - Chokyi Sengay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The 12th Trungpa Rinpoche was born in 1989 to a royal family in the province of Derge, Kham (eastern Tibet).
The Lamas of the Trungpa Lineage are the holders of the Surmang Kagyupa, one of the 'eight lesser' of the 12 subsects of the Kagyupas, or lineage of the 'ear whispered command.' This name denotes the manner in which this lineage was passed directly from one teacher (lama) to one disciple.
Through this and other sources, the Trungpas were holders of various other lineages, not the least of which were Dzogpachenpo, This line came from the Nyingmapa, the original source of Tibetan Buddhism, finding its origin in Padmasambhava, the person who brought Buddhism to Tibet, believed by all Tibetans to be a second Buddha.
www.surmang.org /html/surmang_bio.html   (616 words)

 Simhanada---The Vajracarya Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Trungpa Rinpoche founded the Naropa Institute, a Buddhist University in Colorado and the Nalanda Translation Committee, committed to translating the dharma for the western world.
It was Trungpa Rinpoche who laid the foundation for the spread of the Vajrayana.
Therefore (since Trungpa Rinpoche empowered his eldest son Osel Rangdrol Mukpo to be the Shambhala lineage successor in 1978) it was the advice of His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche that Osel Rangdrol Mukpo became the head of Shambhala.
www.simhas.org /chogyamtrungpa.html   (573 words)

 Shambhala Teachers - Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Trungpa Rinpoche explains the significant role that meditation plays in bringing into focus the causes of frustration and in allowing these negative forces to become aids in advancing towards true freedom.
Trungpa Rinpoche shows that dharma art provides a vehicle to appreciate the nature of things as they are and express it without any struggle or desire to achieve.
This is the autobiographical story of the life of Trungpa Rinpoche from his early childhood through his escape from Tibet in 1959.
www.shambhala.org /teachers/vctr/readings.html   (879 words)

At the age of three, Gesar Mukpo, one of Trungpa Rinpoche’s sons, was recognized by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to be the current incarnation of Sechen Kongtrül.
So Trungpa Rinpoche’s presence in the West and his work with us represents not only the work of a single man. It also represents the presence of a whole stream of spiritual energy that has come to the West and has, so to speak, impregnated and fertilized the situation here.
Trungpa Rinpoche says in the introduction to the sadhana that he wrote this practice because of the many obstacles of the Dark Age and to enable people to draw on the spiritual strength of the lineage.This sadhana combines the Kagyü and Nyingma lineage teachers.
halifax.shambhala.org /thunder_dlld.html   (5146 words)

 Biography of Chokyi Sengay, Trungpa Rinpoche XII - Konchok Foundation
In the summer of 2001 Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, son of the 11th Trungpa Rinpoche and the head of Shambhala, traveled to Tibet and met Chokyi Senge at Surmang.
Trungpa Rinpoche’s living quarters are on top of the monastery, as is traditional in Tibet.
This past winter Trungpa Rinpoche received the Abhisheka for Terser, an important terma found by the great Terton Chojyur Lingpa, given by the current Chojyur Lingpa at Terton monastery near Surmang; this terma has special significance for Surmang, where a drupchen and lama dancing are practiced for it every year.
www.konchok.org /trungpa.html   (694 words)

 Book Previews of Buddhist Titles
Trungpa Rinpoche shows that dharma art provides a way to appreciate the nature of things as they are and to express that appreciation without any struggle or ambition.
Trungpa Rinpoche shows that meditation extends beyond the formal practice of sitting to build the foundation for compassion, awareness and creativity in all aspects of life.
Trungpa's unique ability to express the essence of Buddhist teachings in the language and imagery of contemporary American culture makes this book one of the most immediately available sources for the meaning of the Buddhist doctrine ever written.
www.stjshambhala.org /books1.html   (1250 words)

 Stripping the Gurus—A Wild and Crazy Wisdom Guy
As the eleventh incarnation of the Trungpa Tulku, the milk-fed sage was raised from his childhood to be the supreme abbot of the Surmang monasteries in eastern Tibet.
Trungpa may have “partied harder” in Europe and the States, but he was already breaking plenty of rules, without censure, back in Tibet and India.
Following that noble display of high realization, Trungpa had the couple forcibly stripped by his henchmen—against the protests of both Dana and one of the few courageous onlookers, who was punched in the face and called a “son of a bitch” by Trungpa himself for his efforts.
www.strippingthegurus.com /stgsamplechapters/trungpa.asp   (4567 words)

 Allen Ginsberg 1976 New Age Interview by Peter Barry Chowka: I of II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I seem to be able to relate to Trungpa best, although I must say that it may be that the looseness and heartiness and charm of his approach is not necessarily the deepest for my case.
Trungpa's movement is a very rational and classical approach to Buddhism, in his real serious attention to sitting: "Go sit, weeks and weeks and weeks, ten hours a day."
Trungpa's position is that "psychedelics" are too trippy, whereas people need to be grounded; everything is uncertain enough as it is. The world, societies, mind are uncertain.
members.aol.com /pbchowka/ginsberg76a.html   (2919 words)

 Amazon.ca: Recalling Chogyam Trungpa: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Trungpa was a far-ranging teacher, who made contributions to art, poetry, theater, translation, education, psychology and even dressage in addition to popularizing a profound spiritual tradition.
That Trungpa was a major figure in translating Tibetan Buddhism from a little-known cultural tradition into terms Westerners could appreciate is an achievement noted by the Dalai Lama himself in a brief introduction.
The essays that concentrate on explicating Trungpa as a teacher are the strongest.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1590302079   (337 words)

 Buddhist Masters and Their Organisations: Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (1939-1987) was the 11th descendent in the line of Trungpa tülkus, important teachers of the Kagyü lineage, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism and renowned for its strong emphasis on meditation practice.
Already installed as the head of the Surmang monasteries in eastern Tibet, Chögyam Trungpa was forced to flee the country in 1959, at the age of 20.
The essence of the organization that Chögyam Trungpa had founded was the offering of meditation instruction and teaching programs at the more than 100 city - based centres (Dharmadhatus) spread throughout the world and at the several rural contemplative centres where intensive meditation and study programs were held.
www.buddhanet.net /masters/trungpa.htm   (1257 words)

 Nexus, Colorado's Holistic Health and Spirituality Journal
Trungpa Rinpoche came to the west in 1963 when he received a Spalding grant to study at Oxford.
I recently spoke with Trungpa Rinpoche's son, Gesar, and a comment he made stuck with me. We were talking of our lives as they are now, as young adults, and he said all we have now are the memories of our childhoods.
Soon after Trungpa Rinpoche's death community leaders publicly announced that the Regent, Osel Tendzin, was HIV positive, and that he had been keeping it secret even from his lovers.
www.nexuspub.com /articles/2000/may2000/brats.htm   (2316 words)

 Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche was one of the most outstanding Tibetan Vajrayana Masters to teach in the West.
Trungpa Rinpoche's communication of Dharma - and particularly Vajrayana Dharma - in contemporary English was a radical breakthrough in terms of being able to present the real meaning beyond culture and historical form.
It is without doubt that Trungpa Rinpoche was a Mahasiddha who had the power of transforming his students' relative phenomena into enlightened experience on the path.
www.aroter.org /images/lamas/tr.htm   (318 words)

 Alibris: Trungpa
Chögyam Trungpa uses the concept of the Sacred Warrior, as a metaphor for transcending the distractions of modern living and focusing on leading a good and purposeful life.
Based on lectures given by Chogyam Trungpa in 1970 and 1971, this is a fascinating discourse about the potential pitfalls that mental confusion can create in the quest for spiritual enlightenment and self-discovery.
Trungpa is famous for being the first Tibetan monk to teach in English in the West and for founding the Naropa Institute.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Trungpa   (1332 words)

 The Twelfth Trungpa and the Trungpa Lineage - Konchok Foundation
Born in 1989 to a branch of the royal family in the Derge region, he was recognized as a child as the next Trungpa by Tai Situ Rinpoche and enthroned in a ceremony at Palpung monastery, the seat of the Tai Situ lineage.
The eighth Trungpa was one of the major thangka painters of the Gadri school of artists.
This complex interweaving of dharma heritages is the inheritance of the twelfth Trungpa.
www.konchok.org /trungpa-lineage.html   (786 words)

 Center Profile: Shambhala Mountain Center
Trungpa Rinpoche and several of his students arrived in Red Feather Lakes in 1971 and were astonished by the breathtaking atmosphere of seemingly untouched land.
When, in the mid-1980's Trungpa Rinpoche began holding his three-month long intensive Seminary program, preparing his students for initiation into the Vajrayana tradition, he oversaw the construction of several "tent cities" throughout the land which serve as housing to this day.
At the time of his death, Trungpa Rinpoche’s students began what became a fourteen year process of building a stupa at Shambhala Mountain Center in remembrance of their teacher and his life’s work.
www.pluralism.org /research/profiles/display.php?profile=71137   (827 words)

 Dharma Talk: Unmasking Ourselves
Trungpa Rinpoche once said, in one of his most famous, oft-repeated dictums, that enlightenment is the greatest disappointment of all.
Trungpa wasn't talking about great monastic traditions; he was talking about Westerners running for an escape hatch.
On the other hand, Trungpa said that nostalgia for samsara is bullshit; we need not give in and go back to more worldly ways, which are just as well left behind.
www.dzogchen.org /teachings/talks/dtalk-94oct31.html   (5197 words)

 The Chronicles of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Chronicles are a celebration of the life of Vidyadhara the Venerable Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the incomparable meditation teacher, artist, poet, translator, vajra master, and social visionary who, more than any other person, is credited with establishing the genuine path of buddhadharma in the West.
The larger goals of the Chronicles are to tell the story of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche's life in a detailed year-by-year account, to gather the oral history from those who knew him, and to preserve a record of his extraordinary legacy for future generations.
Our mission is to expand the general knowledge and understanding of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche's life and teachings.
www.chronicleproject.com   (306 words)

 Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Resource Links
Supplication to the Emperor composed by Chögyam Trungpa
A conversation with Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, Allen Ginsberg, and David Rome at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, The Naropa Institute, August, 1978.
Spontaneous Poetry of the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
c-level.com /ctr/link.html   (782 words)

An incarnate lineage holder in the Kagyu and Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, he was Supreme Abbot of the Surmang Monastery, where he received, at the age of eighteen, the degree of khenpo (comparable to a doctorate in theology, philosophy, and psychology).
Trungpa Rinpoche is founder of Naropa University and Shambhala International.
Trungpa Rinpoche visited, their friendship continued, and he invited Kwong-roshi to teach at the first Naropa summer program in 1974.
www.smzc.net /pages/suzukiroshi.html   (1216 words)

 Rokpa Canada Special Projects
The twelfth Trungpa Rinpoche, Chokyi Sangye, is the young incarnation of the well known Tibetan meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche who was based in Halifax until his death in 1987.
Chokyi Sengay Trungpa was born in Pawo villlage, in Derge County on Losar, February 6, 1989.
Since awareness of the monastery and Trungpa Rinpoche's needs in the west is sporadic, depending on returning visitors from Surmang, an endowment fund to insure his ongoing support and ability to reside at Surmang would be ideal.
www.rokpa.ca /surmang.htm   (513 words)

 The Shambhala Archives Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche American teachings fonds
Since Trungpa Rinpoche spoke witty, idiomatic English, wore Western clothing, and was comfortably familiar with Western culture, he succeeded, where no Buddhist teacher had before, in establishing a connection with North American language and custom, and his message was well received by a wide audience.
As Trungpa Rinpoche attracted more and more students, local meditation and study centers were established in communities throughout Canada and the United States, in addition to the centers already established by Trungpa Rinpoche and his first North American students.
The video recordings of Trungpa Rinpoche's seminars at Karmê-Chöling (formerly Tail of the Tiger) and of his public talks and seminars in Boston were donated to the Shambhala Archives in 1992, by Mr.
www.shambhalashop.com /archives/vidvctr.html   (906 words)

 Daily Celebrations ~ Chögyam Trungpa, Compassion Automatically ~ May 21 ~ Ideas to motivate, educate, and inspire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A spiritual breath of compassion, writer and teacher Vidyadhara ("wisdom holder") Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (1939-1987) was born in a small plateau town of northeastern Tibet.
Trungpa was a descendant of King Gesar of Ling.
With emphasis on secular rather than a religious approach, his path of study and practice continues to be offered in meditation centers throughout the world.
www.dailycelebrations.com /052103.htm   (248 words)

 Response to the book "the incredible True Story of Tibet's 17th Karmapa" Nr.2
Trungpa accepted this invitation, and put his attendant Akong in charge of the kitchen and also in charge of maintaining school discipline.
He also was angry that HH Karmapa should have that nephew reinstated by the Tibetan exile government, allowing Shamarpa to take his former position as the number two ranking lama in the Karma Kagyu lineage and effectively displacing Situ in the hierarchy.
In the fall, Trungpa won a Spalding Scholarship to study at Oxford, and he took Akong with him to England.
karmapa-issue.org /politics/brown_response_2.htm   (3713 words)

 Obscure.co.nz | Chogyam Trungpa
It was not the first time that such an experience had presented itself to the monk, and he was unalarmed by the fact that he could understand perfectly the languages, and knew the names of the speakers, and that the interlocutors could also understand one another.
The pleasant thing about such conversations, thought Chogyam Trungpa, was that the dead could speak with the living, although those still living on the mundane material plane would usually only become aware of the content of the conversation in dreams.
Chogyam Trungpa thought of the first lesson of his first teacher, who had taught him that dreams, and the messages received in meditation, contained 'Big Truths' which were lost to most people in the sensory delusion of mundane life.
obscure.co.nz /?m=354   (2959 words)

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