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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Free Download | A Chapter from The Future Is Open

The Future Is Open Good Karma, Bad Karma, and Beyond Karma “Karma is like a game of chess. Wherever you are on the board at this moment is the result of your past actions. But whatever you are going to do in the next moment depends on the present situation.”  —Chögyam...
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Buddhist Poetry - A Reader Guide

Navigating the vast world of spiritual verse can be disorienting. With so many anthologies and translations to choose from, finding what speaks to you can be a real challenge. Shambhala Publications publishes numerous books of Buddhist poetry, and we’ve gathered some of our favorites here. Ranging...
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The Story of the Sadhana of Mahamudra

An excerpt from the introduction to the Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa, Volume Five.  Selections from the sadhana itself are included in this volume. The Background   Next in Volume Five are the excerpt from The Sadhana of Mahamudra and an article about the meaning of the text. The...
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Chögyam Trungpa: A Reader’s Guide

Chögyam Trungpa’s legacy is nearly impossible to measure, but one gauge is his literary output. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s impact on the transmission of Buddhism to the West cannot be overstated. In the quarter century he spent in the West, he taught tens of thousands of students, in...
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