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“Let Us Take a New Year’s Resolution”

Listen to the full Shambhala Day Address

Cheerful Shambhala Day and Losar! In celebration of the Year of the Wood Dragon, the library is releasing Chogyam Trungpa’s Shambhala Day address from 1979. In this talk, Trungpa Rinpoche expresses the importance of collectively creating an atmosphere of sanity where the dharma can flourish. Paying homage to the lineage, he describes both The Sixteenth Karmapa and his guru, Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche of Shechen’s powerful ability to create this dharmic atmosphere with their unique presence. He also gives an encouraging “New Year’s message”, which you can listen to above.

Listen to the full talk with captions and transcript: