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'''Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche''', aka '''Surmang Trungpa Chökyi Gyamtso''' ([[Wyl.]] ''zur mang drung pa chos kyi rgya mtsho'') (1940-4 April 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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'''Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche''', aka '''Surmang Trungpa Chökyi Gyamtso''' (Tib. ཟུར་མང་དྲུང་པ་ཆོས་ཀྱི་རྒྱ་མཚོ་, [[Wyl.]] ''zur mang drung pa chos kyi rgya mtsho'') (1940-4 April 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]].
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==

Revision as of 03:35, 25 April 2011

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, aka Surmang Trungpa Chökyi Gyamtso (Tib. ཟུར་མང་དྲུང་པ་ཆོས་ཀྱི་རྒྱ་མཚོ་, Wyl. zur mang drung pa chos kyi rgya mtsho) (1940-4 April 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.

Further Reading

  • Chögyam Trungpa, Born in Tibet, George Allen & Unwin, 1966
  • Diana J. Mukpo, Dragon Thunder: My Life with Chögyam Trungpa (Boston: Shambhala, 2006)

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