II. Togden Achö:
January 24, 1960
Sixtieth Anniversary of the Last Leg of the Vidyadhara’s Escape to India
On the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Vidyadhara’s Crossing of the Brahmaputra
Togden Achö's Recollections: Part One
Chögyam Trungpa's Epic Journey to the West
A Poem by Trungpa Rinpoche
From BORN IN TIBET to FROM LION'S JAWS
Book Review: From Lion’s Jaws, Chögyam Trungpa’s Epic Journey to the West
by Grant MacLean
by Grant MacLean
From the Jaws of the Lion
Newspaper clippings from the UK press in 1964 describing CTR's escape from Tibet.
For those of us with a connection to Trungpa Rinpoche and his teachings, the significance of his escape from Tibet has been about the...
Garap-la, one of Rinpoche's contemporaries in Tibet, tells the story of CTR's escape.
Chögyam Trungpa's first book, Born in Tibet, originally published in 1966, is a classic story of a great escape. It is an autobiographical account...
The story of the escape lead by the just-turned-twenty year old young man in far eastern Tibet, whom the world would later come to know as the Vidyadhara.
By Grant MacLean Like many others, on re-reading Born in Tibet, I found that there were spiritual and inspirational layers I'd missed before. But it...
Watch Touch and Go, a documentary on Trungpa Rinpoche's escape from Tibet and follow the escape route maps. As this project is very much a work...
On the anniversary of Trungpa Rinpoche's arrival in India, Carolyn Gimian looks back over the past 50 years.
Starting in the spring of 1959, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche led a group of refugees on a nine-month journey across Tibet. He describes their route...
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...