Crazy Wisdom by Chogyam Trungpa
(Dharma Ocean Series)

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Trungpa describes "crazy wisdom" as an innocent state of mind that
has the quality of early morning—fresh, sparkling, and completely awake. This
fascinating book examines the life of Padmasambhava—the revered Indian teacher
who brought Buddhism to Tibet—to illustrate the principle of crazy wisdom.
From this profound point of view, spiritual practice does not provide
comfortable answers to pain or confusion. On the contrary, painful emotions can
be appreciated as a challenging opportunity for new discovery. In particular,
the author discusses meditation as a practical way to uncover one's own innate


About Chogyam Trungpa

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Chögyam Trungpa (1940-1987) was a meditation master, teacher, and artist who founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books.
Published September 28, 2010 by Shambhala Publications. 216 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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Here, Feuerstein (The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Yoga, 1990—not reviewed) explores the arcane and dramatic world of""crazy wisdom""—the purposefully outrageous, convention-destroying behavior of spiritual adepts in every great tradition—peppering his fascinating historical surve...

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