Featured Articles and Journals: Chogyam Trungpa

May 26, 2015
On a sunny Sunday morning last April, I woke up late, took a sip from the half-empty bottle of beer on my end table, and felt my pancreas explode.
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November 6, 2014
Watching my son sail off into the sunset on his skateboard, I am reminded of not only his first introduction to the art of shredding but also prompted to look deeper at the way in which I approach fear.
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October 2, 2014
  Practicing dharma is not difficult; it comes naturally. It is free from hassle, and it brings a lot of health. As you practice more and more, you find that practice begins to grow inside your bones, in the marrow. Practice becomes natural. It...
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October 2, 2014
  Practicing dharma is not difficult; it comes naturally. It is free from hassle, and it brings a lot of health. As you practice more and more, you find that practice begins to grow inside your bones, in the marrow. Practice becomes natural. It...
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November 12, 2013
Maybe you won’t admit it, but I gave myself away one day in a workshop.  I actually heard myself say it, “I want to be perfect.”  Well, I didn’t actually hear it at first; it was everyone’s reaction to my admission that startled me. ...
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January 7, 2013
I love my free time like a dog loves a bone. I guard it jealously and always look back to see who might snatch some of it from me. I look forward to filling up my time with entertainment from video games to catching up on dharma reading. But...
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September 23, 2012
Oh, Chris Rock, I bow to you. A friend of mine was recently dating a stand-up comedian, and we were talking about the similarities between teaching Buddhism and stand-up, at least when teaching in a group. Sometimes it definitely feels like giving a...
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June 18, 2012
Life is beautiful and full of pain. When we feel something painful in our hearts, our instinct is to escape. We can be like little kids, seeing a bee and running away in terror.
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June 13, 2012
Buddhist Teachings have been practiced and transmitted for two and half thousand years making their way from India into Burma and Southeast As
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June 4, 2012
This podcast features Sokuzan Bob Brown in a lecture and discussion around his deep experience in both Tibetan Tantric and Soto Zen practices.
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May 27, 2012
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
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May 7, 2012
I learned a whole lot of things at the mostly silent 28 day meditation retreat called dathun
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May 2, 2012
To be perfectly honest, I have been an awful Buddhist, an even worse meditation teacher. Since I started working full-time, my practice has been quite bare bones. What’s worse is that I have been easily lured into hateful, angry, and insecure...
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March 26, 2012
The first time I heard the term "engaged Buddhism" I was immediately turned on by the idea. My punk rock sensibilities imagined bringing Buddhism to the streets. The whole image seemed at odds with itself. This was not about sitting in a cave,...
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by ellen s
February 20, 2012
As I come to the end of the third week of the 28-day meditation challenge, I'm really getting into it. How much I've learned and forgotten! I relish this opportunity to move through practices I realize I've been exposed to and studied but perhaps...
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January 12, 2012
A “friend” in modern times has a two-tiered meaning: the first being the traditional “one attached to another by affection,” the second being, “one connected via soc
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November 12, 2011
"When I was quite young, living in Boulder, I was asked to teach a class, and it began. I honestly knew approximately zero at the time, but perhaps that was one approximation more than the next person, I suppose. In any case, it was the...
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November 5, 2011
"Nowadays, people think that if you have a Guru you would spend a great deal of time with them and they would be in your business constantly, but generally you receive instruction and then you go practice. At some point you check in or you...
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by Lani
August 18, 2011
Lojong - Abandon any hope of fruition. For what are achievements really? What and who from do we hope to distinguish ourselves by them? Happy Thursday loves.
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by Lani
July 7, 2011
Imma break it down for you. My body is tired and tight and I ran waaaaaay too much not to stretch while I was in Provincetown with my love. Unfortunately, I didn't stretch. Well, I didn't stretch sufficiently. Now I'm in pain, tight,...
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June 15, 2011
"I was putting my headlamp on and I heard the brush rustle and the next thing I heard was the exhale of the bear" What do you think about fear?
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May 31, 2011
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May 18, 2011
This is an excerpt from Chogyam Trungpa's The Lion's Roar. I picked it up one day in Nepal when I felt like Tibetan Buddhism was starting to stress me out.
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May 18, 2011
This is an excerpt from Chogyam Trungpa's The Lion's Roar. I picked it up one day in Nepal when I felt like Tibetan Buddhism was starting to stress me out.
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