Chögyam Trungpa describes “crazy wisdom” as an innocent state of mind that has the quality of early morning—fresh, sparkling, and completely awake. Well before American Buddhists and New Age acolytes began flocking to the feet of Tibet’s Dalai Lama, hippies and spiritual seekers were. A film about the life and times of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche Buddhism permeates popular culture worldwide — we speak casually of good parking karma.

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Dec 16, Michelle rated it really liked it Shelves: The viewer must decide for himself. He was married and this caused his young wife a great deal of heartache. Give up your ambition to put the jigsaw puzzle together. Learn more More Like This. Yet he had complete confidence that humanity was basically good and could reverse the materialistic trend.

At least Trungpa was out in the open, he was never hypocritical, what you saw trungppa what you got. I won’t even begin to claim that I understand Crazy Wisdom but this book actually a series of lectures with questions by students gave me much to ccrazy.

choyyam Masked silhouettes participate in He was a genuine Tibetan and supposedly enlightened and conventional rules didn’t apply to him. That Autumn, after years of heavy alcohol use, he had a cardiac arrest, and he died of heart failure the following Spring. It was and I had never met a Tibetan Buddhist high lama before who had? What inspired me was the daunting possibility of creating an experience for the audience to catch a glimpse of the unconditional chogyaam of an enlightened mind, Tibetan Buddhist style.


Dawn rated it it was amazing Dec 02, I had to wait to read this book for a while because I had a few failed attempts.

Great presentation of the manifestations of Padmasambhava. Was he full of “crazy wisdom” crazt just crazy? The most through examination of Padmasambhava that I have encountered. Other books in the series. There is no hope of finding out who did what or what did what or how anything worked. Paperbackpages.

Otherwise, it won’t make sense. Edit Cast Credited cast: Trungpa is more of a wrestle for me: The film is well-made, but glosses over the negative aspects of his operation and fails to explore the nature of the esoteric Tibetan traditions that were the main attraction at the Boulder center. Open Preview See wixdom Problem? Called a genius, rascal, and social visionary; ‘one of the greatest spiritual teachers of the 20th century,’ and ‘the bad boy of Buddhism,’ Trungpa defied categorization.

The Buddha TV Movie Being in his presence was like being suddenly aware of an oncoming truck — it put every cell in your brain SMACK! Painting rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Lists with This Book.

It’s quite good though, a book that may get overlooked by others but you’ll be glad you found it chogyma read it. A Portrait of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

Bob rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Ram Dass, Fierce Grace Shortly thereafter, a variety of experiences—including a car accident that left him partially cnogyam on the left side of his body—led him to give up his monastic vows and work as a lay teacher. There is no hope of understanding anything at all. Published November 13th by Shambhala first published January 1st Raised and trained in the rigorous Tibetan monastic tradition, Trungpa came to the West and shattered our preconceived notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave – he openly smoked, drank, and had intimate relations with students – yet his teachings are recognized as authentic, vast, and influential.


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You just let ego’s neurosis commit suicide rathing than killing it. Inhe published Meditation in Actionthe first of fourteen books on the spiritual path published during his lifetime.

It is a suggestion, a riddle, a koan, a challenge, and an answer. Refresh widom try again.

Crazy Wisdom

Jul 25, Jim Parker rated it it trungpz amazing. Give it up all together, absolutely; throw it up into the air, put it in the fireplace. He wore suits, spoke precise English and openly enjoyed women in spite of being married. Unless we give up this hope, this precious hope, there is no way out at all. Written by Lisa Leeman, Producer.