Kunga Dawa on Chögyam Trungpa and Sadhana of Mahamudra

This footage is from a three-hour interview Cathy Hubiak and Bill Scheffel conducted with Kunga Dawa, Richard Arthure, earlier this year.

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This footage is from a three-hour interview Cathy Hubiak and Bill Scheffel conducted with Kunga Dawa, Richard Arthure, earlier this year. Kunga was the “first” student – of those who continued on to form the North American sangha – to meet Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in England. Needless to say, Kunga is a unique and essential witness to Chögyam Trungpa’s journey of bringing Vajrayana Buddhism to The West. Kunga was with Chögyam Trungpa when he traveled to Taktsang, Butan in 1968. This is the journey where Chogyam Trungpa received The Sadhana of Mahamudra. In this footage Kunga describes that trip. – Bill Scheffel
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Bill Scheffel
Bill Scheffel was a graduate of Naropa University, where he received an MFA in Creative Writing in 1994. He taught Chance, Synchronicity and Mind-writing for ten years in Boulder and throughout the U.S, and classes in creative non-fiction and poetry at Naropa University for many years. His own writing teachers include Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman and Diane di Prima, among others. Bill became a student of CTR in 1976, and began to teach Shambhala Training in 1980, which he has done since then. Bill also taught the Shambhala Meditation Practicum at Naropa University from 1991 to 2004. Bill died on July 8, in Boulder, Colorado. Please visit his tribute page.