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'''Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche''' (1940-1987) - a meditation master, teacher and artist, born in eastern Tibet. He was supreme abbot of the [[Surmang Monastery]], where he received the degree of [[khenpo]] at the age of eighteen. He travelled to the United States in 1970 and is the founder of [[Naropa University]] and [[Shambhala International]].
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'''Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche''', aka '''Surmang Trungpa Chökyi Gyamtso''' ([[Wyl.]] ''zur mang drung pa chos kyi rgya mtsho'') (1940-1987) a meditation master, teacher and artist, born in [[Kham]], eastern Tibet. He was supreme abbot—the Eleventh Surmang Trungpa—of the [[Surmang Monastery]], where he received the degree of [[khenpo]] at the age of eighteen. His main teachers were Shechen Kongtrul [[Pema Drimé Lekpé Lodrö]], [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]], the [[Sixteenth Karmapa]], and [[Khenpo Gangshar]]. He travelled to the United States in 1970 and is the founder of [[Naropa University]] and [[Shambhala International]].
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.chronicleproject.com/index.html| The Chronicles of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche]
  
 
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Revision as of 21:05, 17 April 2009

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, aka Surmang Trungpa Chökyi Gyamtso (Wyl. zur mang drung pa chos kyi rgya mtsho) (1940-1987) — a meditation master, teacher and artist, born in Kham, eastern Tibet. He was supreme abbot—the Eleventh Surmang Trungpa—of the Surmang Monastery, where he received the degree of khenpo at the age of eighteen. His main teachers were Shechen Kongtrul Pema Drimé Lekpé Lodrö, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, the Sixteenth Karmapa, and Khenpo Gangshar. He travelled to the United States in 1970 and is the founder of Naropa University and Shambhala International.

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