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

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Anniversary of Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen

Today, on the fifth day of the first lunar month according to the Tibetan calendar, Bönpos celebrate the 666th anniversary of Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen (Tib. Mnyam-med Shes-rab rgyal-mtshan, 1356-1415), a reincarnation of an early Bönpo mahasiddha (Tib. grub-thob), Tonggyung Thuchen (Tib. Stong-rgyung mthu-chen). So we are happy to offer a bilingual Tibetan-English version of the Dechen Gyalpo prayer to Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen as a free download. You also can read a concise biography of Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen by following the link below: Best wishes, FPYB Team

New Book Released on the Anniversary of Drenpa Namkha and Sons

Today is the anniversary of Drenpa Namkha and his twin sons Tsewang Rigdzin and Pema Thongdrol, known together as Yabsesum. We are celebrating this day with the release of a new book: Correcting Erroneous Views of Dzogchen. This volume is a compilation of teachings Yongdzin Rinpoche gave between 2005-2009 and contains advice on how to correct common errors and mistakes that often arise when we try to understand and practise the Dzogchen View.

Anniversary of the birth of 33rd Menri Tridzin / L’anniversaire de la naissance du 33ème Menri Tridzin

Today is the anniversary of the birth of 33rd Menri Tridzin, Kyabje Lungtog Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche, and we’d like to share with you the good news that the wonderful teachings he gave in the book Approaching Dzogchen according to the Athri Cycle will soon be available in French! Approcher le Dzogchen par le Cycle A-tri will be FPYB’s first publication specifically for the French-speaking sangha, and we’d like to thank Dominque Troulay (Drangsong Yungdrung Tenzin) for the translation. Kyabje Lungtog Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche ‘s teachings are also available in Italian @ https://tinyurl.com/tprrn8ds as well as English @ https://tinyurl.com/bkz26k9t With best…
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Anniversary of Shardza Rinpoche’s Rainbow Body

Today is the anniversary of the great Bönpo master Shardza Trashi Gyaltsen (Shar-rdza Bkra-shis rgyal-mtshan), who attained Rainbow Body on the 13th day of the 4th month of the Wood Dog Year, 1934. To mark this auspicious anniversary, we are sharing the words of Yongdzin Rinpoche given in Paris 10~10~10, during a teaching weekend on Shardza Rinpoche’s famous text Kun-tu bzang-po’i snying-tig / The Innermost Essence of Kuntu Zangpo, also known in English as Heart Drops of Dharmakaya. Here Rinpoche speaks about the importance of Guru Yoga for understanding Dzogchen: This knowledge [of Dzogchen] is something very special, you see.…
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Celebrating Our Third Anniversary

Today Foundation for the Preservation of Yungdrung Bön is celebrating its 3rd anniversary as an educational charity officially registered with the Charity Commission. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers for their dedicated hard work, and to thank the international Sangha for your support throughout the year. Here are some snapshots from the last 12 months:

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