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Bibliography - books by Chögyam Trungpa

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THE FUTURE IS OPEN

A conversation with Carolyn Gimian and Barry Boyce celebrating the launch of this important new title from Chögyam Trungpa

Lessons from Milarepa’s Life and Songs

Review of a New Book by Chogyam Trungpa

The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa

This eight-volume set is a feast of Trungpa Rinpoche's teachings. The set includes twenty-five books plus selected writings, transcripts, poems, plays, and interviews—many of which are available in book form for...

True Command: The Teachings of the Dorje Kasung, Volume I, The Town Talks

The Dorje Kasung is a service organization that was formed by Trungpa Rinpoche to protect the teacher and the environment in which the teachings are presented. Most of Rinpoche's teachings on...

Glimpses of Mahayana

This little volume focuses on the attributes of buddha nature, the development of compassion, and the experience of being a practitioner on the bodhisattva path of selfless action to benefit others. Publishers:...

The Essential Chogyam Trungpa

This concise overview of Trungpa Rinpoche's teachings consists of forty selections from fourteen different books, articulating the secular path of the Shambhala warrior as well as the Buddhist path of meditation...

Glimpses of Space: The Feminine Principle and Evam

Two seminars on the tantric understanding of the feminine and masculine principles, what they are and how they work together in vajrayana Buddhist practice as the nondual experience of wisdom and...

Great Eastern Sun: The Wisdom of Shambhala

This sequel and complement to Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior offers more heartfelt wisdom on Shambhala warriorship. Publishers: Shambhala Publications, 1999.

Timely Rain: Selected Poetry of Chögyam Trungpa

With a foreword by Allen Ginsberg, this collection of poems was organized thematically by editor David I. Rome to show the breadth of the poet's work. Core poems from Mudra and...

Dharma Art

Chögyam Trungpa was a calligrapher, painter, poet, designer, and photographer as well as a master of Buddhist meditation. Drawn from his many seminars and talks on the artistic process, this work...

The Path Is the Goal: A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation

A simple and practical manual for the practice of meditation that evokes the author's penetrating insight and colorful language. Publishers: Shambhala Publications, 1995.

The Art of Calligraphy: Joining Heaven and Earth

Chögyam Trungpa's extensive love affair with brush and ink is showcased in this book, which also includes an introduction to dharma art and a discussion of the Eastern principles of heaven,...

Illusion’s Game: The Life and Teaching of Naropa

The great Indian teacher Naropa was a renowned master of the teachings of mahamudra, an advanced stage of realization in Tibetan Buddhism. This book presents Chögyam Trungpa's teachings on Naropa's life...

Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving Kindness

This volume presents fifty-nine slogans, or aphorisms related to meditation practice, which show a practical path to making friends with oneself and developing compassion for others, through the practice of sacrificing...

Glimpses of Shunyata

These four lectures on the principle of shunyata, or emptiness, are an experiential exploration of the ground, path, and fruition of realizing this basic principle of mahayana Buddhism Publishers: Vajradhatu Publications, 1993.

The Lion’s Roar: An Introduction to Tantra

An in-depth presentation of the nine yanas, or stages, of the path in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Particularly interesting are the chapters on visualization and the five buddha families. Publishers: Shambhala Publications,...

Transcending Madness: The Experience of the Six Bardos

The editor of this volume, Judith L. Lief, calls it "a practical guide to Buddhist psychology." The book is based on two early seminars on the intertwined ideas of bardo (or...

Orderly Chaos: The Mandala Principle

The mandala is often thought of as a Buddhist drawing representing tantric iconography. However, Chögyam Trungpa explores how both confusion and enlightenment are made up of patterns of orderly chaos that...

Crazy Wisdom

Two seminars from the 1970s were edited for this volume on the life and teachings of Guru Rinpoche, or Padmasambhava, the founder of Buddhism in Tibet. Publishers: Shambhala Publications, 1991.

The Heart of the Buddha

A collection of essays, talks, and seminars present the teachings of Buddhism as they relate to everyday life. Publishers: Shambhala Publications, 1991.

Secret Beyond Thought: The Five Chakras and the Four Karmas

Two talks from an early seminar on the principles of the chakras and the karmas, teachings from the Buddhist tantric tradition. Publishers: Kalapa Media (formerly Vajradhatu Publications), 1991.

Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior

Chögyam Trungpa's classic work on the path of warriorship still offers timely advice. This book shows how an attitude of fearlessness and open heart provides the courage to meet the challenges...

First Thought Best Thought: 108 Poems

This collection consists mainly of poetry written during Chögyam Trungpa's first ten years in North America, showing his command of the American idiom, his understanding of American culture, as well as...

The Life of Marpa the Translator

A renowned teacher of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition who combined scholarship and meditative realization, Marpa made three arduous journeys to India to collect the teachings of the Kagyü lineage and bring...

The Rain of Wisdom

An extraordinary collection of the poetry or songs of the teachers of the Kagyü lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, to which Chögyam Trungpa belonged. The text was translated by the Nâlandâ Translation...

Journey without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha

Based on an early seminar at the Naropa Institute, this guide to the tantric teachings of Buddhism is provocative and profound, emphasizing both the dangers and the wisdom of the vajrayana,...

The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation

In short, pithy chapters that exemplify Chögyam Trungpa's hard-hitting and compelling teaching style, this book explores the meaning of freedom and genuine spirituality in the context of traveling the Buddhist path. Publishers:...

Glimpses of Abhidharma

An exploration of the five skandhas, or stages in the development of ego, based on an early seminar given by Chögyam Trungpa. The final chapter on auspicious coincidence is a penetrating...

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

The first volume of Chögyam Trungpa's teaching in America is still fresh, outrageous, and up to date. It describes landmarks on the Buddhist path and focuses on the pitfalls of materialism...

Mudra

This collection of poems mostly written in the 1960s in England also includes two short translations of Buddhist texts and a commentary on the ox-herding pictures, well-known metaphors for the journey...

Meditation in Action

Using the life of the Buddha as a starting point, this classic on meditation and the practice of compassion explores the six paramitas, or enlightened actions on the Buddhist path. Its...

Born in Tibet

Chögyam Trungpa's account of his upbringing and education as an incarnate lama in Tibet and the powerful story of his escape to India. An epilogue added in 1976 details Trungpa Rinpoche's...