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Robin talks about some of the Kagyü Gurtso and some of the early history of the Nalanda Translation Committee.
Jim talks about the myriad ways in which Trungpa Rinpoche worked with his students to nurture their personal understanding and sense of trust in their own intelligence.
Richard and Alice talk about Suzuki Roshi and their experiences at Zen Center.
Dennis Southward talks about his time in prison in the 1960s for turning in his draft card, and soon thereafter, connecting with Trungpa Rinpoche.
In this three-part conversation, Clarke Warren talks about the Ri-me Society, challenges faced by Tibetan communities in exile, and how sanghas in the West might gain inspiration from their example.
Part one focuses on David's years as Trungpa Rinpoche his personal secretary and head of the Kasung. Part two is a discussion about the principles of commmand and protection. Part three is about his many activities since leaving Boulder in 1983.
Part one: Trungpa Rinpoche's emphasis on developing close relationships between the traditional lineages of Tibetan Buddhism Part two: Westchester Buddhist Center, an independent center for study and practice in Westchester, NY.
Julia talks with Chris Pleim about the Profound Treasury Dharma Group in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Julia talks with Jane Kolleeny about the Westchester Buddhist Center. Visit westchesterbuddhistcenter.org for more information.
Julia speaks with Bill Wooding about being gay in the early Vajradhatu/Shambhala community, about the history of "Queer Dharma", and about the efforts made by a number of North American dharma groups to welcome and include the LGBTQ community as part of their sangha.
Sarah Coleman takes us on a tour through the thirteen three-month seminaries led by Trungpa Rinpoche in the 1970s and 80s. From Teton Village, to Rocky Mountain Dharma Center, Sarah gives us her raw impressions of the place, the teachings, the students, the era, and the teacher.
Melvin McLeod is the editor-in-chief of the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly.