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

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Triten Norbutse Building Project: New Temple Complex

While in Kathmandu last month, Carol and Dmitry met with Pönlob Tsangpa Tenzin who kindly gave us a tour of the new temple. The building work is progressing well, despite setbacks due to Covid and the monsoon season. This year, FPYB donated almost one third of book sales’ revenues to the Temple Project, via Association Triten Norbutse. All proceeds from How to Practise Dzogchen in Daily Life (by Drubdra Khenpo Tsultrim Tenzin) are donated to the Temple Project. The new complex comprises 5 floors: 1. Some senior monks have just finished a 2-hour meeting to discuss proposals for the main…
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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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