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“Trungpa’s notion of dharma art is an approach to art as meditation, an attitude of directness and unselfconsciousness in creative work. Lief’s inspired selection and careful editing make this an essential book for those committed to view that the artist should be a spiritual teacher.”—Publishers Weekly
Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987)—meditation master, teacher, and artist—founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, the first Buddhist-inspired university in North America; the Shambhala Training program; and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books including Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, and The Myth of Freedom.
Not too difficult reading re-printed from The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa. A very good introduction to some of the general, and particular, elements of contemplative... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Peter O. Welte
This book starts with an overview of Trungpa Rinpoche's life and his interest in Dharma arts. It is a great book thus far.Published 18 months ago by Vidalina P. Arthur-snead
The author explains the conditions for someone to work on Dharma Art, and unveils the elements of "Heaven, Earth and Human" and the "Mandala of the Four Karmas".Published on May 29, 2013 by Sidinei Caetano Lorenzi Junior
This book is a somewhat difficult read but it makes the point that art is not really what we think it is. Read morePublished on February 21, 2013 by Lwl