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Battle of Ego,
Talks 1-7

Julia talks with Adam Lobel about the Path of Shambhala

Siddhartha's Intent Australia Offers Online Studies: THE PATH IS THE GOAL, by Chögyam Trungpa

Steve Roth recalls Trungpa Rinpoche's comments about Gurdjieff and Ramana Maharshi

Battle of Ego,
Talks 1-6

Chögyam Trungpa: The Early Years in Colorado, by Clarke Warren

Chris Pleim on Mosaics

Jane Kolleeny on Mosaics

Tribute to Kathie Paul

Remembering Machen

Julia talks with Bill Wooding about being gay in the Shambhala sangha

Banana Leaves, Butlers, and a Miracle on Mapleton

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Necessary Angel

An interview with Henry Schaeffer, by Bill Scheffel

Henry Schaeffer studied with Suzuki Roshi before meeting Chögyam Trungpa and becoming the latter teacher's student in 1970. In this video, Henry describes the first and second time he encountered Chögyam Trungpa.

Trungpa Rinpoche did not limit his teachings to Tibetan Buddhism or any spiritual idiom - even to "spirituality" itself. In a given talk, Trungpa Rinpoche might speak of farming, T.S. Eliot or the understanding of Christian monastics he conversed with in Great Britain. In this video, Henry describes how one of his own passions, the poetry of Wallace Stevens, coincidentally became a link to Chögyam Trungpa.