Chögyam Trungpa describes “crazy wisdom” as an innocent state of mind that has the quality of early morning—fresh, sparkling, and completely awake. Well before American Buddhists and New Age acolytes began flocking to the feet of Tibet’s Dalai Lama, hippies and spiritual seekers were. A film about the life and times of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche Buddhism permeates popular culture worldwide — we speak casually of good parking karma.

Author: Daigis Kelar
Country: Chad
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Education
Published (Last): 6 July 2004
Pages: 90
PDF File Size: 12.94 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.94 Mb
ISBN: 595-5-38660-598-4
Downloads: 13798
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gardall

Full Cast and Crew. Apr 09, Justin rated it liked it. This time around, I was able to finish it up, but still have some pondering to do on the concept of hopelessness. People want to project their fantasies of trunhpa and goodness on their leaders and gurus.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. May 27, Leslie Rollins rated it it was amazing.

I defintely recommend this book but, only after you’ve read a few others on Buddhism. Crazy Wisdom is the long-awaited feature documentary to explore the life, teachings, and “crazy wisdom” of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, a pivotal figure in bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West. Inhe moved to England to study comparative religion, philosophy, and fine arts at Oxford University.


I won’t even begin to claim that I understand Crazy Wisdom but this book actually a series of lectures with questions by students gave me much to consider.

I would like to explain the whole situation inside-out. That Autumn, after years of heavy alcohol use, he had a cardiac arrest, and he died of heart failure the following Spring. As to be expected with Trungpa, his words are bright, provocative, simultaneously crystal clear and cryptic at the same time. It was and I had never met a Tibetan Buddhist high lama before who had?

Crazy Wisdom: A Portrait of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

And in that moment you could be outraged, moved to tears, or inspired Some Nudity Chogham Learn more More Like This. The concept of taking the unjust blame continues to blow my mind and leach into my brain follow me wherever I go.

Religion Tibetan Buddhism Buddhism Film. Open Preview See a Problem? His followers defended him. And even desolation is not regarded as home, because you are so desolately, absolutely hopeless that even loneliness is not a refuge any more.

Crazy Wisdom: A Portrait of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche | HuffPost

Share this Rating Title: Audible Download Audio Books. They drank because he was their role model and he drank. A woman working in the B movie industry begins examining the industry and the damaged, desperate people who work in it.


Inhe published Meditation in Actionthe first of fourteen books on the spiritual path published during his lifetime. Paperbackpages. Somewhere deep in a forest of Bhutan, there is a gathering every twelve years of men and women chosen by the Old Man to enjoy widom few days of wisrom.

Trungpa’s addiction to alcohol was legendary and this film doesn’t try to cover it up. Trivia About Crazy Wisdom. At least Trungpa was out in the open, he was never hypocritical, what you saw was what you got.

However you can get a pretty good feel for who Trungpa was and how he influenced so many people by watching this documentary.

This is a very advanced book dealing with advanced teachings so I was lost for a lot of it but had enough exposure that it sort of tickled parts of my brain. See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers:

No Comments

Categories: Photos