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O ya burnt girl, ya true burnt

11 months agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

There's a story I read in this book called Meditation in Action by Chögyam Trungpa (1970, read more

Curiosity Killed the Computer

Inquiry into the death of influential Buddhist Meditation, Master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, crashes my computer and sheds light on the human condition. read more

Why Make Art?

“Genuine art tells the truth” - Chögyam Trungpa read more

Locating the sacred

2 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche defined sacred space as "a space that is recognized with heart and mind, that radiates a particular atmosphere you cannot help but feel." read more

The Skeptical Buddhist: Art and War

2 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

The end of May brings the end of Arts month at IDP, as well as Memorial Day in the US. Over the course of the month, I’ve been contemplating and studying the book True Perception by Chögyam Trungpa read more

Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.

2 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

The definition of art, from this point of view, is to be able to see the uniqueness of everyday experience. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche read more

Complaining Complainers Who Complain

2 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

Chogyam Trungpa said that irritation is the vanguard of basic goodness, or so I've heard from some of his students. In standard English, this means that when you find yourself irritable, you should stick with the feeling and not try to escape it by badmouthing your situation. Show More Summary

Taking the temperature of practice

2 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

When we have "fundamental appreciation and respect for what we do, every act is a sacred act," Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche says. read more

Steve Jobs, Zen, Chogyam Trungpa, and the Mind that Produced the iPhone

3 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

(Follow Ethan on Facebook and Twitter) A list of Steve Jobs' favorite books and most influential reads was just published on Huffington Post, and it includes Shunryu Suzuki Roshi's Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche's Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism and Paramahansa Yogananda's Autobiography of a Yogi. Show More Summary

Daily Connect: On Killing our Enemy

3 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

“In the Shambhala warrior tradition, we say you should only have to kill an enemy once every thousand years.” –Chogyam Trungpa So, Osama bin Laden is dead. We killed him. There really was no choice. We were clearly in an “us or them” situation and if we didn’t kill him, he was going to continue to do everything in his power to kill us. read more

Daily Connect: Dairy Queen, Starbucks, and Using Pop-Culture in Buddhist Teaching

4 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) Over the weekend, while rereading the posthumously published Smile at Fear by Chogyam Trungpa, I noticed something that I hadn't noticed before - Trungpa Rinpoche made reference in passing to Starbucks. Show More Summary

Daily Connect: Crazy Wisdom? An Inimate Look at Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

4 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

So. If you're like me, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche is a bit of a mystery. He loved his women and his alcohol. And he loved his dharma. In a period of just a couple of decades he spearheaded major meditation centers, wrote books, founded the first Buddhist university in the western hemisphere, and was a calligraphy MASTER. Show More Summary

Mindful Parenting: Raising Buddhist Children

4 years agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

This is the first post by Shastri Gayle Van Gils. I clearly remember the talk Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche gave to us on the importance of raising families. It was the mid-70’s, and having children wasnowhere near the top of my consciousness. Show More Summary

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