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Please keep Marvin, his family and legions of friends in your hearts
January 24, 1960
Chögyam Trungpa's Epic Journey to the West
After I made the introductions, Gerald Red Elk presented some gifts to Chögyam Trungpa, who was seated. He unfolded some gems: a turquoise stone, which he said represented the nature of the universe; a red stone, which he said represented the nature of the gods; a green stone, representing earth; and a purple stone, representing medicine.
Travel with Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche from Scotland to Taktsang in 1968, and hear him talk about receiving the Sadhana
There was tremendous corruption, confusion, lack of faith, and lack of practice in Tibet.
Here is Raging Bear’s marvelous account of Gade Gar.
As our devotion increased in these early years, we came to regard Trungpa Rinpoche as the only and the everything. It seemed that he came out of nowhere, like a bolt of lightning. But there was a larger context...
His talks were like timed capsules—timed to go off months and years and perhaps decades later
About 10 days before Rinpoche's passing on April 4, 1987, Halifax harbour began filling up with ice...
A happy, quiet, soft, and tender time. Early Fall, early melting snow, early days with the guru
From BORN IN TIBET to FROM LION'S JAWS
Part One of a Conversation with Ani Pema Chödrön.Training of an American Buddhist Nun. The following conversation between Pema Chödrön and Walter Fordham took place in Halifax on 10 December 2003.
Then, seemingly out of the blue and certainly not to my liking, Rinpoche announced on Christmas Day that he would like to invite my mother to dinner ...
Visit the 1974 Vajradhatu Seminary in Snowmass, Colorado
To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Chögyam Trungpa's parinirvana, the Chögyam Trungpa Legacy Project mounted an extraordinary exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax.
Thank you to Allan Novick for sending in these images from the 1980 Seminary
Black Hat, Black Mountains I met the 16th Karmapa in 1976 when he was invited to a farmhouse in the Black Mountains of Wales. If there is one event which I can...
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 in progress, please contact Grant if you...
Not long ago I heard someone say that people who disagreed with decisions made by the Sakyong or Shambhala International were people who didn’t practice and therefore, we shouldn’t pay attention to them.
On the anniversary of Trungpa Rinpoche's arrival in India, Carolyn Gimian looks back over the past 50 years.
At some point during the 1970's, Trungpa Rinpoche received a complete set of the Rinchen Terdzo from Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.
In this article, Tom Bell tells the story of the seeming rise and apparent fall of Gold Lake Oil.
The Current Situation (TCS), as it was known, grew into a bitter dispute that seemed unresolvable, and over the course of the next three years, generated a flurry of letters and official statements, several of which are presented on this page.
Read CTR's Spiritual Will The following are David Rome's notes from a meeting with VCTR on February 23, 1986 at Karme-Choling, Vermont DR: I would like to ask about after your death--not because...
In the late 1960s a group of friends from various parts of the country met in San Francisco and (when one of them happened to find a cheap farm for rent)...
James George Talks About Trungpa Rinpoche
From the all-encompassing vajradhatu, Indestructible nonthought beyond description, From the vast dharmadhatu, The unceasing play of energy and light, The dharmakaya Vajradhara takes form As the incomparable root guru, Chokyi Gyatso. The five poisons and the eight...