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Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

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  • Posted September 5, 2009

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    BEFORE YOU BUY THIS BOOK, MAYBE...

    MAYBE you should read the Wikipedia article on Trungpa. I was going to buy this book based on Danny Carey's (drummer of the band Tool) recommendation on the tool site, and I will still buy it as a representation of Tibetan Buddhism for my library. After reading about Trungpa on Wiki, I lost a little enthusiasm for buying the book. I am familiar with "Trickster" gurus such as Aleister Crowley and Carlos Castenada, and I do think there is a lot to be learned from these teachers. After encountering the info on Wiki, I feel Trungpa seems more like these kind of "crazy" teachers rather than what most people would expect from a teaching using the label of "Buddhism". I will still eventually get this, since it is a "classic".

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