Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Straight Up!

Welcome to the original website of devotion (Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Internet Resource Links), first established 1997 on the tenth anniversary of the Vidyadara’s paranirvana. At that time we began tracking any mention of Chögyam Trungpa on the Web with one rule of exclusion: “no book stores”.

This is Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Straight Up! — not necessarily what you'll find chronicled or in official biographies, although you'll find all of that here too. More than a mere collection of links, this is our world's reaction to one of the most precious teachers of our time. Now Trungpa Rinpoche’s powerful and practical proclamation of basic goodness and call for enlightened society is heard far and wide:

Cheerful year of the Wooden Horse! When the Iron Bird Flies

The Genuine Heart of Sadness ~ Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche
an excerpt from Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
posted to Google+ by Annie Bodnar

The story of Trungpa Rinpoche's connection with Alan Watts, as told by Sam Bercholz
Chronicles Radio

The Teacher – Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Shambhala
Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Parinirvana in 2012
from the The Sadhana of Mahamudra seminar, November 24, Karma Dzong, Boulder

Chögyam Trungpa – Tribute 2012 by Gesar Mukpo
Tribute to my father Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on the 25th anniversary of his parinirvana.

Chögyam Trungpa Milarepa Song – source unknown

Chögyam Trungpa Poems:
Cynical Letter, A Letter to Marpa, Sound Cycle Aham
7:05, Recorded Boulder, Colorado, March 1974

Laurie Anderson Live at the New York Shambhala Center

Chronicle Project: Twenty Five Years After Special Edition

January 31, 1997
Shambhala and Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche debut on the WWW.

This page in May 2000

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Ocean Of Dharma — CTR Quotes of the Week
Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Vajra Trident ~ Vidyadhara, the Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Manifesting nirmanakaya appearance through cultural modalities
The Five Skandas by Chögyam Trungpa
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on the nature of the Bodhisattva
Maha ati translated by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Oxherding Pictures with commentary by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Not One More Sparrow by James Kullander
Sakyong Mipham: King of His World by Ted Rose
Awareness in Every Sip by Ted Rose
Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön
Princess, Warrior, Nun by Mary Talbot
What's Creativity Got To Do With It? by Lama Surya Das

Chögyam Trungpa and Allen Ginsberg
Supplication for the Rebirth of the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche — Allen Ginsberg
What Kind of Buddhist was Steve Jobs, Really? by Steve Silberman
I suspect that one of the things that Jobs found inspiring about Trungpa’s writing — beyond its bracingly direct tone and surgical deconstruction of the lies that prevent us from seeing things as they are — was his profound respect for artists, poets, and musicians, whom he saw as fellow warriors against delusion (which he called “neurosis,” adopting the lexicon of Western psychology.)
Brocades History
The Shambhala Standard
Ice in Halifax Harbour
Press clips from paranirvana week in 1987
Buddhist Masters and Their Organisations: Chögyam Trungpa
The Legacy of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche: One Cab Driver’s Projection
Chögyam Trungpa & la Folle Sagesse

Chögyam Trungpa Legacy Project
The Chronicle Project Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Stories
Crazy Wisdom
A Film about the Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Crazy Wisdom Trailer
Council on Spiritual Practices
Cutting through Spiritual Materialism (excerpt)
Touch And Go: Chögyam Trungpa's Epic Journey to the West Grant MacLean
Chögyam Trungpa cuke link page
Chögyam Trungpa, Compassion Automatically PODCASTS
The Lineage of Chögyam Trungpa
Unpacking Enlightenment
Integrity of the Lineage - Part I
Integrity Trumps Strategy
Lineage & Teachers
as told to Dharma Fellowship
Works by Chögyam Trungpa and His Students
The Published Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche Tibetan Buddhist meditation master, artist, scholar and His Students
Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (photos)
Kunga Dawa on meeting Chögyam Trungpa
Kunga Dawa, or Richard Arthure at the time, met Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1966. Kunga was married, pursuing a career as an actor and had just been introduced to his first experience with LSD...
Chögyam Trungpa
Disturbing “facts” re Trungpa Rinpoche on Wikipedia.
The Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. ~ via Peter Volz.
Was Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche an alcoholic? Dispelling myths with openness.
Manifestations of Idiot Compassion
Spiritual warrior or train wreck? Chogyam Trungpa
Fabrice Midal
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on Facebook
The Buddhists of Halifax by Deborah Jones, The Globe and Mail, May 11, 1991
crazy wisdom - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche's Birthday
Chögyam Trungpa's Paranirvana
Expansive Poetics - 15 - (Walt Whitman - 4)
Spontaneous Poetics - 141
Ginsberg-Cherry-Rowan - Buddhism in Song
Allen in 1976 - The Vision of Naropa
Spontaneous Poetics - 137 (Political Commitment - 2)
Shambhala Training Glossary
Becoming a Full Human Being, Chögyam Trungpa (PDF)
Himalayan Art: Biography of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Love and Awakening Book Review by Evelyn Challis, Ph.D.
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Nyinthun Talk Barnet Vermont 1973 (Quicktime)
Healing and the Reality of Death
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Meditation
PAINTINGS: Chögyam Trungpa

Chögyam Trungpa by Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell by Dimitri Ehrlich, Interview Magazine, April 1991
I wrote a song about a visit I made to him called "Refuge of the Road." I consider him one of my great teachers, even though I saw him only three times. ¶ Yes. At the very end of Trungpa's life I went to visit him...

Not your average monk by Katherine Monk, Vancouver Sun, October 12, 2011
[Crazy Wisdom] Film explores life of Buddhist teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, who lived life to the fullest
Review of "Will You Take Me As I Am, Joni Mitchell's Blue Period"
Unreleased audio clip of Joni on Trungpa
Chögyam Trungpa Archives | Just Dharma Quotes
Prediction Letter on the future of the Lineage by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
About Karmê Chöling
Encountering the Shadow in Buddhist America by Katy Butler, 1990
Biography of Chokyi Sengay, Trungpa Rinpoche XII
The Trungpa Lineage
Chögyam Trungpa (Spanish)
Dharma Combat Chögyam Trungpa
The Tonglen and Mind Training Site
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
About the Longchen Foundation
Getting to the Point: Quotes on Perception by Chögyam Trungpa
Milk volume one Hans PLOMP (PDF)
Nalanda Translation Committee
The Collected Tibetan Works of the Vidyadhara
Trungpa Rinpoche's Early Days As a Tertön
Shambhala Slogans PDF
Spontaneous Poetry of the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Chögyam Trungpa
NEXUS - Colorado's Holistic Journal
The Dharma Brats: Growing up Buddhist in America by Jesse Govinda Thompson
Tulku (trailer)
By Chögyam Trungpa's son Gesar Mukpo, 2009, 4 min
Tulku is a documentary film about young people caught between the modern culture they were born into and the ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture from which they were reborn. They are Western tulkus – all of them recognized when they were children as reincarnations of great Tibetan Buddhist masters. Filmmaker Gesar Mukpo is one of them. In this film, he sets out to meet others like him – young people struggling between modern and ancient, East and West.
Multiple entries: Search, enter "Trungpa"
Sex Scandal Has U.S. Buddhists Looking Within
Chögyam Trungpa (a play)
... While meditating one evening, the Tibetan-born monk, Chögyam Trungpa, came across the following discussion on the astral plane.
The Trungpa Controversy

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
BEER vs. BEADS. The Common Ground.
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (1939 – 1987) lived on the cusp of these 2 major extremes. He practiced something called “Crazy Wisdom,” and lived a life that would be normal for many people, with the BIG exception that he was a LAMA! His list of controversies is loooong. Unlike your run of the mill Lama...
About Pema Chödrön
Sadhana of Mahamudra
The Meaning of Land: Shambhala Buddhism in North America by Ravenna Michalsen
Center Profile: Asheville Shambhala Center
Center Profile: Atlanta Shambhala Center
Center Profile: Boston Shambhala Center
Center Profile: Brunswick Portland Shambhala Center
Center Profile: Madison Shambhala Meditation Group
Center Profile: Milwaukee Shambhala Center
Center Profile: San Antonio Shambhala Center
Center Profile: Shambhala International
Center Profile: Shambhala Mountain Center
Allen Ginsberg Mind Writing Slogans
Joni Mitchell on Trungpa Rinpoche
"Trungpa" search
The Legacy for Our Children: American Buddhism by Judith Simmer-Brown
Radio Free Shambhala
Open Dojo Mark Szpakowski
Chögyam Trungpa on Path Without Goal by Ravinder Rai
How to Invoke Magic and Revitalize the Third Jewel Suzanne Duarte
Knower of the Three Times Kevin Lyons
The Genuine Chögyam Trungpa Bernie Weitzman
Chögyam Trungpa on Spiritual Materialism Barbara Blouin
Chögyam Trungpa Legacy Project–Update Best Spiritual Books of the 20th Century
Shambala, Chögyam Trungpa (Swiss German)
Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein - A Short Film by Ian MacKenzie
At the 2:20 mark of this 12 minute film the camera briefly pans a bookshelf from a blur of books to focus on among others, Cutting Though and Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior (the later upside down perhaps to highlight the subtitle).
Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness
Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism; Shambhala
Goodbye Doha by Ken Friedman
Glimpsing the Space of Feminine Principle by Alice Haspray
A Goal-less Goal An Interview with Acharya, Moh Hardin
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and the Origins of Contemplative Photography
Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Shambhala - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche: Resources and Links
In Febraury 2007 a wealth of appreciation as well as audio, video and transcripts of Vidyadara’s teachings appeared on Shambhala webpages.

Shambhala Teachers - Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (introduction with many links.)
Shambhala Teachers - Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (biography)
Great Eastern Sun - The Wisdom of Shambhala by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
"Working with Early Morning Depression"
Realizing Enlightened Society by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Meditation by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Blue Pancake by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Lion's Roar by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Symbolism of Experience by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Space, Speed & Richness by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Recommended Readings (Book list)
Oxherding Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Recollections Project
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Spiritual Farming by Chögyam Trungpa
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Shambhala Archives
Trungpa Rinpoche's Stupa at Sonoma Mountain Zen Center
The Decision to Become a Buddhist by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Resting Completely by Pema Chödrön
Naropa University: Where East Meets West and Sparks Fly by Stephen Foehr
A Question of Heart: Throw the Hatred Out by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Surveying the Buddhist Landscape by Charles Prebish
When the Dharma Gets Personal by Judy Lief
Multiple entries search
Shamar Rinpoché speaks about Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoché’s divination - 1973
In 1977, van Itallie’s Buddhist teacher, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, retreated for a year to the farm to write his renowned Shambala teachings. Trungpa renamed the farm, "Shantigar," which means "peaceful home."
Learning to Stay by Pema Chödrön
CHAPTER XVII A Wild and Crazy Wisdom Guy (Chögyam Trungpa)
Everything in the known universe tagged Chögyam trungpa
Great Eastern Sun rises Allison Saunders February 16, 2012
Dissent in the Shambhala community Tim Bousquet July 30, 2009
Two worlds for Tulku Lizzy Hill September 24, 2009
Shambala shindig Lezlie Lowe November 05, 2009
Big love Lezlie Lowe June 08, 2006
Did I know you in a past life?
"Η Εκπαίδευση του Πολεμιστή" ένα ποίημα του Τσόγκυαμ Τρούνγκπα Ρίποντσε
"THE EDUCATION OF THE WARRIOR" , a Poem by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Shambhala Buddhists among the most successful immigrant groups– Report
A Spirituality that Transforms by Ken Wilber
When Chgyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a great (though controversial) Tibetan master, first came to this country, he was renowned for always saying, when asked the meaning of Vajrayana, "There is only Ati." In other words, there is only the enlightened mind wherever you look. The ego, samsara, maya and illusion - all of them do not have to be gotten rid of, because none of them actually exist: There is only Ati, there is only Spirit, there is only God, there is only nondual Consciousness anywhere in existence. ¶ Virtually nobody got it...
Chögyam Trungpa
The Myth of Freedom of Freedom and the Way of Meditation [ Love - Work ]
Transpersonales Lexikon: Trungpa, Chögyam (German)
Who Killed Chogyam Trungpa?-A Tibetan Buddhist Whodunit
Recalling Khyentse and Trungpa Rinpoches
On Cremation of Chögyam Trungpa, Vidyadhara* ~ Allen Ginsberg
The Shambhala Myth and the West Book excerpt
CRAZY WISDOM: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF Chögyam TRUNGPA RINPOCHE (Johanna Demetrakas, 2011) at the Rubin Museum of Art This Week in New York Review
posts tagged #chogyam trungpa
A supplication to the supreme Vidyadhara, Chökyi Gyatso, the Eleventh Trungpa, by Ösel Tendzin
A letter from Vajra Regent Osel Tendzin to the participants at the 1980 Vajradhatu Seminary
A talk by Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin to the Karma Dzong community in Boulder, Colorado, January 23, 1988
Audio: Mahamudra Lineage Seminar, Talk 1
Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin April 29, 1988, San Francisco Dharmadhatu (1:03:17)
A Spiritual Leader's Farewell by Gregory Jaynes, Time, 6/22/87
Buddhist in U.S. Agonize on AIDS Issue by Dyan Zaslowsky, NY Times, 2/21/89
A Troubled Church: A Buddhist group recovers from controversy by D'Arcy Jenish, Maclean's, 10/29/90
Chögyam Trungpa Legacy

Shambhala Sun Archives:
The Spiritual Biography of Allen Ginsberg The Vomit of a Mad Tyger
proclamation original mind
proclamation of primordial mind
proclamation of your candid mind
proclamation of your own chaos
proclamation of your own uncertainty
proclamation of your own fragility
proclamation of your sensitivity
proclamation of your own cheerful neurosis
Dharma Brats by Waylon Lewis
The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya
Obeying Chögyam Trungpa By William S. Burroughs
CoEvolution Quarterly Spring 1977
Chögyam Trungpa
Buddhism and the Spiritually Challenged by Winfield Clark
Trungpa Search Videos (Chögyam Trungpa Play Lists)
The following is just a sampling of what is available:

Chögyam Trungpa - Spirituality & the Now
Chögyam Trungpa from the opening "scene" in Zeitgeist, the Movie.

Dharma Drive-In. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Karme Choling, 1973. Shambhala

Spiritual Materialism - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (Dorje Dradul) -Shambhala

Spiritual Materialism - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (Dorje Dradul) -Shambhala

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (11th Trungpa) & Chokyi Senge (12th Trungpa)
Photo montage of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (11th Trungpa) & Chokyi Senge (12th Trungpa). Music is "Offering Chant" (Unplugged) by Lama Gyurme & Jean Philippe Rykiel.

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche SPIRITUAL MATERIALISM
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche SPIRITUAL MATERIALISM 2

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche-Challenge Demoness.part 1
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche-Challenge Demones part 2

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