Hot Drama: Passion, Aggression, Ignorance, Speed. How to Cool it. {Video of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche}

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“Tibetan Buddhist Path”. Boulder, Colorado; Naropa 1974 (14 talks – video)
“Skillful Means and Wisdom on the Buddhist Path”. A DVD set of 18 talks on 5 disks has been released by Kalapa Recordings. See more at The Chronicles at

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Biography of The Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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“Touch and Go”. Fifty years ago, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche led hundreds of Tibetans as they fled their homeland in a history-making journey. A documentary.

Chögyam Trungpa Legacy Project

Great Stupa of Dharmakaya and

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50 Best Quotes, Photos: Chögyam Trungpa, Buddhist meditation teacher…

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5 Responses to “Hot Drama: Passion, Aggression, Ignorance, Speed. How to Cool it. {Video of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche}”

  1. […] accumulating knowledge can be valuable, and the buddhadharma does have a very scholarly component, Trungpa Rinpoche emphasized the practice of meditation so that his Western students would relax their conceptual minds and have the direct […]

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  3. Linda V. Lewis says:

    Delightful! Bodhi or wakefulness, and bodhicitta or awakened heart, as an ice cube in a glass of hot neurosis (passion, aggression, + ignorance)! Ice floats because it is full of space, as it cools the neurotic kleshas (conflicting emotions). I can see how this teaching would go over well in hot California!

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