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Trungpa Rinpoche on the Nature of Mind; Berkeley, Ca, 1971

Ocean Classes Winter/Spring 2017

New DVD sets for Vajrayogini Sadhakas from Kalapa Recordings

A Children's Day Story

Chgyam Trungpa Legacy Project Year-End Newsletter

Glimpses of Alaya

Remembering Denny

Westchester Buddhist Center's 5th Annual Retreat

1971 talk on Meditation

Like a Foreign country

International Launch: FROM LION'S JAWS

On Shechen Kongtrül

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CTR resources on the web

Hearty Discipline
- from a 1980 public talk at Naropa University.

" commentary on the oxherding pictures, first published in Mudra (1972).

The Blue Pancake
- originally presented in the 1974 Naropa Institute lectures on tantra, and abridged from Journey Without Goal (2000).

The Decision to Become a Buddhist
- adapted from The Heart of the Buddha (1991).

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness
- originally presented at the 1973 Vajradhatu Seminary, abridged from The Heart of the Buddha (1991).

The Lion's Roar
- adapted from the seminar "Buddhadharma Without Credentials," held in New York City 1973.

Training the Mind
" contains excerpts from Training the Mind (1993) as well as commentary on tonglen by four other teachers.

Conquering Fear
" based on a seminar conducted in 1979 for Shambhala Training teachers.

Healing and the Reality of Death

Realizing Enlightened Society
" from a 1986 seminar at Karme Chöling and first published in the Shambhala Sun, June 1991.

Working with Early Morning Depression
" excerpted from Great Eastern Sun: The Wisdom of Shambhala (2000).

Mudra Space Awareness
A recollection of Rinpoche's work with the Mudra Theater group.

Space, Speed, Richness
" from Visual Dharma Sourcebook II, based on a 1973 discussion between Trungpa Rinpoche and a group of students interested in film and the arts.

The Symbolism of Experience
- from Dharma Art (1996).

Visual Dharma: the Buddhist Art of Tibet
An essay from 1975 on the Buddhist art of Tibet by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

A brief Biography from

Books by Chögyam Trungpa
Books by Chögyam Trungpa available from Shambhala Publications.

Simhanada, The Lion's Roar
An appriciation from the the Simhanada website.

The Published Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa

Thunder Over Ocean
Introductory Talk by Dorje Loppön Lodrö Dorje.

Vidyadhara, the Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Organizations founded by CTR

Dorje Kasung
The Dorge Kasung is a service organization that utilizes the principles of enlightened military to promote awareness and provide a container for the teachings.

Gampo Abbey
Founded in 1984, the Abbey manifests the monastic tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in a western setting. Its abbot is the Very Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.

Karme Chöling
The first center founded by Trungpa Rinpoche in North America, Karme Chöling was originally known as "Tail of the Tiger."

Longchen Foundation
The Longchen Foundation is a community of Buddhist teachers and students based in England under the guidance of Rigdzin Shikpo. It was founded in 1975 by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

Nalanda Translation Committee
Founded in 1975, the committee translates Tibetan and Sanskrit texts into English.

Naropa University
Founded in 1974, Naropa was the first accredited Buddhist University in North America.

Ngedon School of Higher Learning
The Ngedon School was founded in 1982 to offer in-depth programs of dharma study to experienced practitioners.The Ngedon School webpage is down - September 21, 2010

Shambhala Archives
The Archives is dedicated to preserving and restoring audio, visual and written records of the dharma taught by Trungpa Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and other important Buddhist teachers.

Shambhala International
Shambhala International is the community of practice centers under the auspices of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Trungpa Rinpoche's son and heir to the Shambhala lineage. It includes 170 centers and groups around the world. Shambhala Meditation Centers offer courses in meditation and other contemplative arts and disciplines, and host community gatherings, celebrations, and family events.

Shambhala Mountain Center
Shambhala Mountain Center, home of the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, was founded in 1971 and for many years was known as "Rocky Mountain Dharma Center."

Shambhala Sun
Shambhala Sun was originally a community newsletter called the Vajradhatu Sun; now the Sun is a mass market publication dealing broadly with issues related to spirituality.

Satdharma is the organization that contains the Karma Kagyü lineage stream of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism from Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, through his Vajra Regent, ösel Tendzin. The current lineage holder is Patrick Sweeney, who resides and teaches in Ojai, California. Satdharma offers ongoing Buddhist courses, Shambhala Education, meditation instruction, yoga instruction, residential retreats, and many opportunities for community practice and study.

Stupas dedicated to CTR

Sonoma Mountain Zen Center Stupa
Sonoma Mountain Zen Center stupa in memory of the Vidyadhara. (scroll down the page a bit to find the stupa)

The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya

The Stupa of Enlightenment

...and more links

West Chester Buddhist Center

Elephant Journal

Jack Niland: Qualities of Karmapa XVI's presence, video from Gregg Eller

Jack Niland re Karmapa XVI, video from Gregg Eller

Kingdom of Art, video from Gregg Eller

Recalling a Buddha, Memories of the Sixteenth Karmapa

Word and wordless, a blog from Douglas J. Penick

Shambhala Times community news magazine
- Currently under development

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Straight Up!
- Ken Wallace's complete list of Trungpa Rinpoche links. Thanks Ken.

DharmaBrats Forum
-Gesar Mukpo's site for the dharma-brat community.

Eggtooth Breaks Open
-John Tischer's poetry blog -the offical site of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

Radio Free Shambhala -an open space for all those inspired by the Shambhala Vision and the Buddhadharma Without Credentials of Chögyam Trungpa. -- Ravenna's dharma music site

Religion Directory, search engine for religions sites.

Shambhala Boulder on, a production of Aditya Motion Pictures.

Surmang Foundation
-site for Tagtrung Mukpo (Taggie), Trungpa Rinpoche's and Lady Diana's son. -an archive of websites about Tibet.

Winfield Shaw Clark's music site

Chögyam Trungpa our teacher
This Myspace page was created by Naropa University students in homage to our founder, who died April 4, 1987.

Ben Tremblay's page of dharma links, started in 1995.


East-West, West-East, an article on the Gomde Danmark Sangha site by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

CROSSINGS ON A BRIDGE OF LIGHT, a new Gesar book by Douglas J. Penick

THE FUTURE IS NOW: Timely Advice for Creating a Better World, by HH the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Tim Hutchings travel blog from India.

Shambhala Dharma Youtube Channel, compiled by Edmund Butler

The Shambhala Dharma Vimeo Channel, compiled by Edmund Butler

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