Tag Archives: Buddhism

“Crazy Wisdom”

Paleo Retiree writes: Doc about Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the Tibetan monk who was mostly responsible for bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the west. He was a big figure in the counterculture from the ’60s through the ’80s (he died in 1987 … Continue reading

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The Art of Shashi Dhoj Tulachand

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Orange County’s Bowers Museum is currently running an exhibition by an extraordinary artist named Shashi Dhoj Tulachand, a Nepalese Buddhist monk. Each of the nine thangkas, or temple murals, stands approximately 6.5-7 feet tall and is about 4 feet … Continue reading

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Linkage

Fenster writes: More on the seductions of narrative in public life, complete with a nice, perhaps too nicey-nice, suggestion for how to deal with the problem. James Carroll on a perfect example of the above: given the failure of deliberation in … Continue reading

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