W.S. Merwin and Chogyam Trungpa – The Halloween Party – 1975 – Naropa Poetry Wars

W.S. Merwin and Chogyam Trungpa

The Halloween Party



Peter Marin


The Chogyam Trungpa and W.S. Merwin Incident


Harper's Spiritual Obedience

W.S. Merwin and Dana Noane

Better than Mao
Letter to Peter “from a good friend”


Spiritual Obedience

The Transcendental Game of follow the leader


What follows are pages 51-53 of the article by Peter which covers pp. 43-58 in the original article.

Peter Marin

Peter Marin

Peter Marin

For more:

See The Party

The Party - Boulder Magazine

The Party - Ed Sanders


Continue reading – PDF File – The Party – Ed Sanders


What WAS it like to be in Chogyam Trungpa’s Company?


This is a clip of an original talk entitled Meeting Life – Reggie Ray

More on the ‘incident’:

When I Was Cool, My Life at the Jack Kerouak School – Sam Kashner

A Poet of Their Own – Dinitia Smith

Adi Da, Ramana Maharshi, Nityananda, Shridi Sai Baba, Upasani Baba,  Seshadri Swamigal , Meher Baba, Sivananda, Ramsuratkumar

perfect among the sages is identical with Me. There is
absolutely no difference between us”
XX, 128-133