Goal: $135,000 • Funded: $20,000
(2007) To create a portrait of the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche that reflects his unique genius and the major role he played in bringing Tibetan Buddhist teachings to the West.
The Trust’s grant of $20,000 covers the remaining production costs. An additional $114,950 is needed for post-production editing, sound design, music and music rights, graphics and lab work. The Shambhala community is invited to contribute to help complete this project!
This feature-length documentary film on the life and work of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche has been in the making for several years and is now at a pivotal stage of development. The basic aspiration is to create a portrait of the Vidyadhara that reflects his unique genius and the major role he played in bringing Tibetan Buddhist teachings to the west. This portrait will include a look at his life in Tibet, an exploration of his â€œcrazy wisdomâ€ teaching approach, his vision of creating an enlightened society through the Shambhala teachings and Dharma Art, and his own unwavering commitment to being a full human being with a completely open heart and mind. The film is intended for world-wide distribution and community use.