The Vision of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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A 9-day urban sitting program, entitled, “The Vision of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche,” with talks by his senior students will be held from November 2nd to 10th, 2013, in Boulder, Colorado, at the Crossroads Gardens Building, 1800 30th Street, Room 201. The room is big and beautiful and sits right on the exquisite sand gardens designed by Trungpa Rinpoche and Kanjuro Shibata, Sensei.

Each day from Saturday, Nov 2nd, through Sunday, Nov 10th, there will be sitting and walking meditation from 9 am – noon and from 2 – 5 pm (with talks at the end of many sessions). Meditation Instruction is available.


Schedule of Talks:

  • Nov 2nd. 11 am: Bill Karelis, “Introduction; “
  • Nov 4th, 4 pm: Tania Leontov, “Reminiscences from My Time with Rinpoche”
  • Nov 5th, 11 am, Mikl Brawner, “Be a Child of Illusion”
  • Nov 5th, 4 pm: Tania Leontov, “Social Action”
  • Nov 6th, 10:30 am: Frank Berliner, “Meditation and the Breeze of Delight”
  • Nov 6th, 3:30 pm: Jules Levinson, “The Supplication to the Takpo Kagyu”
  • Nov 7th, 4 pm: Lynele Jones, “The Three-Year Retreat Practice”
  • Nov 8th, 3:30 pm: Ken Green, “The Alchemy of Passion: Awakening the Senses to Elegance”
  • Nov 9th, 10:30 am, Bill Karelis: “Cutting through Spiritual Materialism Again”

More talks may be scheduled. For updates, stay tuned to

Please feel free to come for any session or for the whole program and to tell friends about it. Newcomers are welcome–we will provide meditation instruction. A donation of $200 is requested for the whole program, $15 for individual sessions. The financial contribution is entirely voluntary and should not deter anyone from participating, as the purpose of the program is to provide a sitting opportunity for everyone interested.

There will be sitting on cushions and on chairs. We have a limited number of cushions, Please bring your own cushion if possible.