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Kalapa Publications: "First Thought, Best Thought" Poems by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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First Thought, Best Thought from Kalapa Media 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." 


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


Kalapa Publications' mission is to communicate the vision, teachings, and culture of Shambhala and the Sakyong lineage through books, recordings, news, information, and other media.


This is a limited first edition (1983) of 400 printed and numbered copies.


Vajradhatu Publications
6" x 9", softcover
292 pages


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