Join our mailing list!



Currency Note:
Orders shipped to Canadian addresses will be charged in Canadian dollars. US and international orders will be charged in US dollars.

  Home > Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche > Books >

  First Thought, Best Thought

 

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Our Price: $108.00
USD/CAD

Product Code: BVE190
Qty:

Description
 
"This book is evidence of a Buddha-natured child taking first verbal steps age 35, in totally other language direction than he spoke age 10, talking side of mouth slang: redneck, hippie, chamber of commerce, good citizen, Oxfordian aesthete slang, like a dream Bodhisattva with thousand eyes & mouths talking turkey."
-from the introduction by Allen Ginsberg


Haiku

The beginner in meditation
Resembles a hunting dog
Having a bad dream.



First Thought, Best Thought is a collection of 108 poems selected from over 400 poems composed by Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche between 1968 and 1983. Presented in chronological order, the majority were composed directly in English. The rest were written in Tibetan and then translated into English by the author. Favourites include "Stray Dog," "To Gesar of Ling," "How to Know No," and "1111 Pearl St." This is a limited first edition (1983) of 400 printed and numbered copies.

Shambhala Publications
Limited edition bound in brocade
Hardcover, 6" x 9"
195 pp.



Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche > Books
Publications > Poetry
Publications > Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Shamatha, Vipasyana & Study
Shambhala Culture > Gifts & Music
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche > Poetry
Other Views > Book & Recording Gift Ideas