A Free eBook in Response to the Attack on Bodh Gaya
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A Free eBook in Response to the Attack on Bodh Gaya

Last month, multiple bombs exploded in Bodh Gaya, India, in and around the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage site, the Mahabodhi temple that marks the spot where the Buddha attained enlightenment. In response, Shambhala Publications offers Beyond Anger: How to Hold On to Your Heart and Your Humanity in the Midst of Injustice, a free eBook consisting … Continue reading

The Influence of the Epic of King Gesar of Ling on Chögyam Trungpa
From the Editors / Ocean of Dharma / Shambhala

The Influence of the Epic of King Gesar of Ling on Chögyam Trungpa

Excerpted from Robin Kornman’s chapter in Recalling Chogyam Trungpa by Fabrice Midal. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche was an important figure in a movement of Tibetan Buddhist thought that flowered in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the Ri-me (ris med), or Eclectic school. The leaders of this movement, scholars and masters of meditation, came from different lineages or sects of Tibetan … Continue reading