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

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Anniversary of Shardza Trashi Gyaltsen

Today on the 13th lunar day of the 4th month of the Tibetan calendar, Bönpos celebrate the anniversary of the great practitioner and scholar Shardza Trashi Gyaltsen, who attained Rainbow Body in the 20th century. Shardza Trashi Gyaltsen (1859-1934) was a great Bönpo master and erudite scholar from Dagang, Kham, Eastern Tibet. He became a monk at a young age and throughout his life he received countless teachings, instructions and initiations into numerous lineages and traditions of Bönpo Sutra, Tantra and Dzogchen from many illustrious masters of the day. At the age of thirty-four he went into solitude at Yungdrung…
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Extensive Practice of Drenpa Namkha

Today, Friday 25th March 2022, the extensive practice of Drenpa Namkha began in Triten Norbutse Bönpo Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal. It will continue for a week, the Friday 1st March. During this week, the monks of the Drubdra meditation school will be reciting the liturgy and accumulating mantras according to the text The Secret Practice of Khöpung Drenpa’s Innermost Essence / ཁོད་སྤུངས་དྲན་པའི་སྙིང་ཐིག་གསང་སྒྲུབ་ཅེས་བྱ་བ་བཞུགས་པ་ལེགས་སོ།།. Those of us who have received in-person teachings and / or transmission for this cycle can practise this ourselves, at home. If you don’t have this Tibetan-English bilingual text compiled by Yongdzin Rinpoche, you can contact FPYB here and…
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Magyu Tsalung & Tummo eBook Edition is out

Soon after Magyu Tsalung & Tummo was published in November 2018, we began receiving requests to create an eBook version because it is difficult and expensive to get the printed book delivered to some regions of the planet. So we are delighted to announce that this popular practice manual is now available in EPUB3 Fixed Layout format. Besides the plentiful colour illustrations of chakras and channels found in the printed book, this eBook Edition also contains eight embedded videos in which Drubdra Khenpo demonstrates the thrulkhor movements performed together with breathing and visualisation. So, together with the author, Drubdra Khenpo…
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Three Drenpa Namkhas in Yungdrung Bön

In this article, we will take a brief excursion into the story of Drenpa Namkha, one of the most famous and powerful masters in Yungdrung Bön. According to Yungdrung Bön sources, there were three major emanations of Drenpa Namkha throughout history, and all were great yogis and scholars.

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