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

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Many people may wonder if or how the historical Buddha Shakyamuni is connected with Tönpa Shenrab Miwo.[1] Tönpa Shenrab descended to this planet eighteen thousand and eighteen years ago,[2] but that is not according to our era, our time.[3] Maybe you think this something beyond history, that it must be some kind of mythological story. You are free to think that, of course, but we followers of Bön are still using his teachings even though we have had so many different struggles over this long period. We have kept the Teachings very carefully, and we don’t trust or take whatever Read more
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While looking through an old transcript this afternoon we found a very pertinent request from Yongdzin Rinpoche: First of all, I wanted to ask all the Sangha to dedicate merits because nowadays too many innocent people are dying and being killed, so do the dedication for the dead people, and don’t do this just once or now, but keep these people in mind usually. That is one thing.The second thing is to pray that there won’t be too much violence in the world. Everywhere we hear there is killing and chopping and a lot of destruction, so we should do Read more
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Two recent video presentations by Dmitry Ermakov, Foundation for the Preservation of Yungdrung Bön, UK, at the 5th International Conference on the Phenomenon of the Holy Mt. Kailash, Universitӓt Hamburg, 25-27 March 2022, are now published in written form. The Importance of Mt. Kailash in the Bön Religion can be read here: FPYB WEBSITE ACADEMA.EDU RESEARCH GATE The Magical Duel between Milarepa and Naro Bönchung: Who Really Won? can be read here: FPYB ACADEMIA.EDU RESEARCH GATE Read more
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这篇论文在中国内陆与西藏雍仲本教学者中引起了广泛热议,本文通过引经据典的方式对这一重要的历史事件进行了追溯,并透过对冈底斯山周边宗教的研究论证来对这一事件进行了有力的反驳,对还原历史真相起到了关键作用。 阅读文章 中国互联网出版链接 Dmitry Ermakov’s recent on-line conference presentation The Magical Duel between Milarepa and Naro Bönchung: Who Really Won? has been translated into Chinese by Chen Yang. And we are delighted that is has already triggered lively interest among Chinese Bönpos and Tibetan Bönpos who read Chinese. READ ON FPYB PAGE READ ON CHINESE PUBLICATION WEBSITE Read more
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Abstract: Being the most important sacred geographical feature of Zhang Zhung and Tibet, Mt. Kailash was venerated by Bönpos of various creeds from times immemorial. In this talk I will firstly give a brief discourse on the four types of Bön religions to set the scene. I will then examine how the Dhami tradition of Humla, Nepal is connected to the Kailash region. The rest of the talk will focus on the role Mt. Kailash plays in Yungdrung Bön teachings and history: the meaning of its name in the Zhang Zhung language; Mt. Kailash and Lake Mapang as la-receptacles of Read more
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