Chogyam Trungpa. New Videos: on Enlightened Society, 1982.

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on Jul 30, 2009
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New York City, 1982.

chogyam trungpa new york city 1982 enlightened society

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche—widely credited with pioneering the transmission of Buddhism in terms immediate and accessible to the modern West—teaches on “building enlightened society.”

Finally, a few more videos of this great teacher are available on Youtube.

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“In an open forum, The Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, (1939-1987) discusses a society guided by the principles of wisdom and compassion. He was a pioneer in bringing the Tibetan Buddhist teachings to North America, Europe and in 1976 introduced Shambhala.”


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5 Responses to “Chogyam Trungpa. New Videos: on Enlightened Society, 1982.”

  1. freyafey says:

    Hello, I found you through a twitter follow.. I had no idea there were any videos available of him, this is wonderful I live in Scotland and am very close friends with a woman who knew him well back in his Samye Ling days, she is my Reiki master/teacher and close friend. I believe he is supposed to have re-incarnated in America? I am not a Buddhist,
    but I love the teachings as a great well and source of wisdom. Thank you for this. I am following you as FreyaFey.

  2. Sherab says:


    he is re incarnated in Tibet/Surmang.

  3. Edmund says:

    A truly generous person! The task of distributing his teachings is ongoing. Many hours of recorded material remain archived , yet to be transcribed to book or video formats. is a good place to begin, or we can chat if you like. Good Luck!! 😉

  4. George says:

    Shambala is a great teaching! Thanks for sharing.

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