First Thought, Best Thought: 108 poems

First Thought, Best Thought: 108 poems

Allen Ginsberg, Chögyam Trungpa


here's a certain contribution to the sphere of poetry: a brand new choice of works via America's most effective Buddhist meditation grasp, Chögyam Trungpa. those poems and songs—most of that have been written on account that his arrival within the usa in 1970—combine a history in classical Tibetan poetry with Trungpa's intuitive perception into the spirit of the United States, a spirit that's powerfully evoked in his use of colloquial metaphor and modern imagery. lots of the poems have been initially written in English—clearly the results of the author's personal perceptions of latest types and media provided to him through a special tradition. each one poem has its personal perception and tool, which come from a skillful mixture of conventional Asian subtlety and precision mixed with a completely sleek vernacular. numerous of the author's calligraphies accompany the gathering.

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