Naropa University

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"Naropa University's founder, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, was born in Tibet in 1940, a lineage holder of both the Kagyü and Nyingma Buddhist traditions. In 1959, after the Chinese invasion, he escaped Tibet through the Himalayas to northern India. ...

"With the founding of the Naropa Institute in 1974 (later to become Naropa University), Trungpa realized his vision of creating a university that would combine contemplative studies with traditional Western scholastic and artistic disciplines. " [1]


Accessed November 2011: [2]



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  1. History, Naropa University, accessed November 28, 2011.
  2. Trustees, Naropa University, accessed November 28, 2011.