Chögyam Trungpa describes “crazy wisdom” as an innocent state of mind that has the quality of early morning—fresh, sparkling, and completely awake. Well before American Buddhists and New Age acolytes began flocking to the feet of Tibet’s Dalai Lama, hippies and spiritual seekers were. A film about the life and times of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche Buddhism permeates popular culture worldwide — we speak casually of good parking karma.

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Crazy Wisdom

They refused to see any of the guru’s behaviors in a negative light. Inhe published Meditation in Actionthe first of fourteen books on the spiritual path published during his lifetime.

Otherwise, it won’t make sense. Great presentation of the manifestations of Padmasambhava. Trivia About Crazy Wisdom. The Buddha TV Movie Apr 09, Justin rated it liked it. As to be expected with Trungpa, his words are bright, provocative, simu This is my second time reading this book, six years apart, and it seems like a completely new book now that I am more familiar with vajra, dzogchen, and Crzay.

Crazy Wisdom the Movie

Jul 25, Jim Parker rated it it was amazing. People want to project their fantasies of purity and goodness on cyogyam leaders and gurus. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Now it is November, nine months from my second reading, and this has easily been the best book of the year, with the aspects of Padmasambava haunted me nearly daily.


Crazy Wisdom by Chögyam Trungpa

Dharma Ocean 9 books. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This fascinating book examines the life of Padmasambhava—the revered Indian teacher who brought Buddhism to Tibet—to illustrate the principle of crazy wisdom.

And even desolation is not regarded as home, crazt you are so desolately, absolutely hopeless that even loneliness is not a refuge any more. Take it or leave it. Few Westerners had tasted for themselves the exotic and esoteric teachings of Tibet and the fact that Trungpa promised to open these new and exciting spiritual realms for them, and in craz community which cdazy the same time indulged in drunken revelry and free sex was a compelling magnet to inquiring minds everywhere.

A Portrait of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Maybe it’s best reserved for the dark and troubled mind? Let the phenomena make fools of themselves by themselves. Search for ” Crazy Wisdom: Trungpa was a significant figure in the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism to the West, founding Crasy University and establishing the Shambhala Training method, a presentation of the Buddhadharma largely devoid of ethnic trappings.


Sep 27, Alex rated it it was amazing Shelves: There was an urgency about him that was difficult to resist but exhausting to experience. But there trungpw a similar cultish dynamic.

However, it has me thinking about some new concepts.

Published November 13th by Shambhala first published January 1st Trungpa Rinpoche was one of the greatest XX century buddhist masters. What Were They Thinking?

Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche () – IMDb

There is no hope of understanding anything at all. No human can live up to those impossible expectations.

Painting rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Suzuki who sells Carus teaching as Japanese Zen, Chongpa is selling Heidegger and probably a few other existentialists as Tibetan crazy wisdom. Give it up all together, absolutely; throw it up into the air, put it in the fireplace.