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

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Anniversary of Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen (1356-1415)

Today we are celebrating the anniversary of Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen, a great reformer of monastic Bön and founder of Menri Monastery which later became one of the most important Bönpo study and practice centres in Tibet. རྗེ་མཉམ་མེད་ཆེན་པོའི་གསོལ་འདེབ། Prayer to Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen བདེ་ཆེན་རྒྱལ་པོ་ཀུན་བཟང་རྒྱལ་བ་འདུས། DEC-HEN GYAL-PO KUN-ZANG GYAL-WA DÜ King of Great Bliss, who embodies the Knowledge of all the Buddhas, མི་བརྗེད་བཟུངས་ལྡན་ཤེས་རབ་སྨྲ་བའི་སེང་། MI-JE ZUNG-DEN SHE-RAB MA-WAI SENG Lion of Speech, Mawai Senge with infallible memory, འཛམ་གླིང་བོན་གྱི་གཙུག་རྒྱན་མཉམ་མེད་པ། DZAM-LING BÖN GYI TSUG-GYEN NYAM-ME-PA Ornament of Bön unequalled in the world, ཤེས་རབ་རྒྱལ་མཚན་ཞབས་ལ་གསོལ་བ་འདེབས། SHE-RAB GYAL-TSEN ZHAB LA SOL-WA-DEB O Great Sherab Gyaltsen, to you I…
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New Books of Bönpo Thangkas Delivered to British Library

Good news for the end of the year! While we were in Triten Norbutse Bönpo Monastery, Kathmandu, earlier this month Yongdzin Rinpoche asked us to organise the delivery of a new two-volume edition of Bönpo thangkas to The British Library in London. The volumes contain 201 thangkas in high resolution as well as an explanation of iconography on each thangka in Tibetan. We are pleased to announce that the books are now safely in the Tibetan Collections, Asian and African Studies, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London where they can now be consulted by anyone interested. Many thanks to…
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Anniversary of Buddha Tönpa Shenrab’s Birth

Today, 15th day of the 1st month of the Zhang Zhung calendar, Bönpos celebrate the birth of Buddha Tönpa Shenrab. According to tradition, the Buddha of Yungdrung Bön was born 18,037 years ago in Olmo Lungring, a sacred region of Tagzig (Thazig). This is where he began teaching the way of liberation from cyclical existence and from there his teachings radiated out through space and time, reaching us here today. Excerpt from: The Four Wheels of Bön ༎བོན་འཁོར་ཚིག་བཞི།།, Oral Teachings by Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche, Transcribed, compiled and edited by Carol Ermakova and Dmitry Ermakov, FPYB, UK, 2016. Cover image:…
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HAPPY ZHANG ZHUNG LOSAR!

Happy Zhang Zhung Losar to all our friends! May it be an auspicious year for everyone! ཞང་ཞུང་ལོ་གསར་བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས་ཞུ།

DU TRI SU Practice Manual

Those attending Tenzhug and the Empowerment to be given by Yongdzin Rinpoche at the end of January 2020 may be interested in this text in English and Tibetan. THE LAMP WHICH DISPELS DARKNESS: the practice manual of DU TRI SU which purifies obscurations and dredges all beings from the depths of Samsara / དུ་ཏྲི་སུའི་སྒྲིབ་སྦྱོང་གི་སྒྲུབ་གཞུང་མུན་སེལ་སྒྲོན་མ་འཁོར་བ་དོང་སྤྲུགས་བཞུགས།།. The practice manual is offered at cost price (plus P&P). To order click the button below:

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