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Rejoicing Trungpa Rinpoche

Today marks the anniversary of the passing (Parinirvana) of the great Buddhist Teacher and meditation master – Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (1939-1987).

Trungpa Rinpoche received a classical monastic education in Tibet before the Chinese invasion. 311 more words

Celebrating Trungpa Rinpoche

Today marks the anniversary of the passing (Parinirvana) of the great Buddhist Teacher and meditation master – Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (1939-1987).

Trungpa Rinpoche received a classical monastic education in Tibet before the Chinese invasion. 282 more words

How to appraise a spiritual teacher.

We have heard the Kalama sutta many times and know that Buddha does not endorse blind faith in spiritual teachers. However, how do we go about appraising someone to determine if they are qualified to guide us spiritually? 776 more words

Articles

can we "learn" compassion?

Today I found this teaching of a buddhist teacher from Bhutan, who tries to explain why it is sometimes so difficult for people who are kind of newbies (like many of us are) to buddhism to understand what it’s all about. 141 more words

Meditation

the unthinkable update

once upon a time a student of spiritual masters was discovered by a community of committed and goodhearted worshippers, followers and supporters.

a few of those followers founded a flourishing enterprise, because the spiritual student had turned out to be a witty gold-ass and they wanted to keep him. 956 more words

Narcissistic Abuse

about responsibility and compassion

The part that I like the most in this video, starts after 1:15 hour. But of course the whole video is worth watching and listening! 46 more words

Self-care

Reality and Retreat

Does anyone have any interest in conducting a bit of research into a question that has haunted this blog for years: what kind of collective subject is the Western Buddhist? 1,814 more words

Critique