Foundation for the Preservation of Yungdrung Bön / གཡུང་དྲུང་བོན་ཉར་ཚགས་རིག་མཛོད།

Month: February 2022


On this auspicious occasion of commemorating Buddha Tönpa Shenrab Miwo’s birth on this planet, we offer a free download of a new translation, a bilingual Tibetan-English version of a prayer to Tönpa Shenrab Miwo composed by Lachen Drenpa Namkha.

Tönpa Shenrab Miwoche’s 18,039th Anniversary

Today, the fifteenth day of the twelfth Tibetan month, we celebrate the 18,039th anniversary of the First Deed of Yungdrung Bön’s Buddha Tönpa Shenrab Miwoche (Tib. Ston pa Gshen rab Mi bo che) – the Deed of Birth (Tib. Sku bltams-pa’i mdzad-pa).

Shense Rinpoche from Buddha Tönpa Shenrab’s family lineage has passed into the Nature of Bön

To all followers of Yungdrung Bön: It is with great sadness that we announce to the faithful that the crown jewel of Yungdrung Bön, Mugyal Shense Norbu Wanggyal Rinpoche has passed into the Nature of Bön today, 7 February 2022. Magyu Ganapuja and other rituals and prayers are being done in Shense Rinpoche’s estate, Murig Shengyi Phodrang. You are invited to do your own practice, recitations and prayers in order to receive blessings of Mugyal Shense Norbu Wanggyal Rinpoche. (Summary) E-MA-HO! KUN-ZANG THUG-TRUL DREN-PA NAM-KHAI KU ཨེ་མ་ཧོ། ཀུན་བཟང་ཐུགས་སྤྲུལ་དྲན་པ་ནམ་མཁའི་སྐུ། ། How wonderful! You have the Body of Drenpa Namkha, Kuntu Zangpo’s…
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Short note on history of Zhang Zhung Losar

According to the Zhang Zhung (Bönpo) calendar, today is the New Year of the Water Tiger. The Zhang Zhung calendar is based on a strict astrological system. Before the 13th century, the calendar used in Tibet was the Zhang Zhung one. In the 13th century, Mongols and Tibetans were at war. To mark their victory, the Mongols changed the Zhang Zhung calendar, postponing the new year by one month. This is the system now used to calculate the current Tibetan New Year, and is also known as the Mongolian astrological system. Nevertheless, in some places, such as Zhigatse and Mt.…
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Happy Zhang Zhung Losar!

Greetings to all our friends on this auspicious occasion of Bönpo New Year, the Zhang Zhung Losar! གནམ་ལ་ཉི་ཟླ་སྐར་གསུན་བཀྲ། In the Skies above, sun, moon and stars shine forth! ལོ་བཟང་ཆུ་སྟག་འཛོམ་དྲུག་ཤིས། May the auspicious Water Tiger Year brim with Good Fortune! གསར་བཞད་ལོ་འདིར་འགྲོ་ཀུན་བདེ། May this New Year bring happiness to all beings! ཚེས་བཟང་དུས་བཟང་རྒྱལ་ཁམས་ལེགས། May this auspicious celebration bring prosperity to the land! ཁྱུང་ཉི་གཞོན་ནས། Written by Khyung Nyizhön Translated by Dmitry Ermakov

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