Trungpa Rinpoche and The Truth.

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Simon E.
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Trungpa Rinpoche and The Truth.

Post by Simon E. » Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:19 pm

CTR had a highly developed sense of fun. He also sent himself up frequently. As well as not taking various elements of Buddhist customs over- seriously.
If he declared so and so to be a 'tulku' the possibility that he was making a point about others taking things too seriously should not be discounted.
Back to fishin' folks... :namaste:

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Re: Trungpa Rinpoche and The Truth.

Post by Adamantine » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:07 pm

Simon E. wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:19 pm
CTR had a highly developed sense of fun. He also sent himself up frequently. As well as not taking various elements of Buddhist customs over- seriously.
If he declared so and so to be a 'tulku' the possibility that he was making a point about others taking things too seriously should not be discounted.
Who is so-and-so?

His sons? :shrug:
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Detachment is the final happiness. ~Sri Saraha

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Re: Trungpa Rinpoche and The Truth.

Post by Knotty Veneer » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:14 pm

Simon E. wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:19 pm
CTR had a highly developed sense of fun. He also sent himself up frequently. As well as not taking various elements of Buddhist customs over- seriously.
If he declared so and so to be a 'tulku' the possibility that he was making a point about others taking things too seriously should not be discounted.
Problem I've also had with CTR was you could never really tell when he making a serious point through humor, when he amusing himself by playing games, and when it was the whiskey talking.
“If you are going to put people on pedestals, at least wear a big hat” - Jake Thackray.

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Re: Trungpa Rinpoche and The Truth.

Post by Simon E. » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:18 pm

And of course to complicate it even further, sometimes it was both...
Back to fishin' folks... :namaste:

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