Chogyam Trungpa

Chogyam Trungpa

Chogyam Trungpa (1940–1987)—meditation master, teacher, and artist—founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, the first Buddhist-inspired university in North America; the Shambhala Training program; and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books, including Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, and The Myth of Freedom.

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ARTICLES

Our Book Club Discussion

Kate, our Production Coordinator/Designer, shares the thoughts discussed during the August meeting of the Shambhala Book Club for Shambhala employees. August’s book selection was Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. There are a lot of different kinds...
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Overcoming Adversaries in Meditation Practice

Tim Drugan-Eppich shares his thoughts on his meditation practice and the five adversaries that his mind frequently uses to discourage him from continuing his practice. Tim, along with his girlfriend, run a blog for anyone looking for advice on topics ranging from finances and cooking, to health...
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The Buddha's Eightfold Path

The Noble Eightfold Path from Chogyam Trungpa’s The Path of Indivdual Liberation, volume One of the Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma There are eight categories of the path of meditation, which are collectively known as the noble eightfold path.* The eight limbs of the noble path are...
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The Buddha's First Teaching

One of the commonalities of the many traditions within Buddhism is the centrality of the messages in the Buddha’s very first teaching in Sarnath, shortly after attaining enlightenment in Bodhgaya. He held back from actually teaching the first people he met including the Burmese traders...
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EVENTS

The Profound Treasury Retreat led by Judy Lief

October 3–11, 2017 | Crestone, Colorado, co

In October of 2017, the Profound Treasury Retreat will be offered for the first time in the western U.S. at Blazing Mountain Retreat Center in Crestone, Colorado. This retreat is modeled after the Profound Treasury Retreat held every summer in Saco, Maine. (Click here to learn more about...