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The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Contemporary Perspectives on Death, Dying, and the Bardo

A series of interviews and historical background introducing the 1971 seminar that became the basis for Chögyam Trungpa and Francesca Fremantle’s seminal translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead. The accompanying playlist includes the second seminar (1973) which presented teachings on what happens after death in a more accessible way.

Buddha Nature: The Seed of Enlightenment

An introduction to a trio of seminars on the essential subject of buddha nature — the inherent clarity and potential for enlightenment in everyone — given in 1975 and into 1976. (Playlist of the talks included)

A New York State of Mind

An introduction to the historic seminar “Buddhadharma Without Credentials” given in 1973 New York City.

The Dawn of Shambhala Training

The first presentation of the Shambhala teachings to the general public, where Trungpa Rinpoche introduced the vision for the newly-formed Shambhala Training program.

About Chogyam Trungpa

Born in Tibet in 1939, Chogyam Trungpa would become one of the most influential and important teachers of Buddhism in the West.