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

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When to Practise Guru Yoga

You can practise Guru Yoga any time. Before you eat something, before going to sleep or when you are doing anything, any work, as you begin, you can remember Tapihritsa and offer him whatever you are going to eat or drink or do. Very often, think of Tapihritsa as a friend of yours; day or night, any time, you are together. If you have devotion and trust in him, then he is also a very great, powerful guardian. You can think you receive everything from him.                If you want to help somebody else, instead of receiving the elements [representing…
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Prayers, Practice and Teachings on the Goddess of Love & Compassion Sherab Jamma (download gratis)

Dear Friends, Some people have contacted us asking how to practise for peace in this current situation. In response, we are making this small book with prayers and practice of the Loving Goddess Sherab Jamma freely available. Included are teachings and a detailed explanation of the mantra, given by Yongdzin Rinpoche in 2011, as well as a short prayer to the Loving Goddess, translated by Khenpo Gelek Jinpa and ourselves. The full short practice is included, in both Tibetan and English, at the end of the book. The real cause of all conflicts is Five Poisonous Emotions and fear. As…
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Yongdzin Rinpoche’s explanation of Tsewang Rigdzin’s Long-life mantra

Dear friends and sangha, You have probably already heard that Yongdzin Rinpoche, who is now 96, has been unwell for a few days. As his students, we have been asked to recite the long-life mantra of Tsewang Rigdzin: SO DRUM A KAR MU LA TING NAM WÖ DU MU YE TSE NRI DZA To help us all with this practice, we are sharing Yongdzin Rinpoche’s own explanation of the mantra, which he gave in December, 2009 as part of the consecration of the first stupa built in Shenten Dargye Ling, France. Meaning of the Long-Life Mantra PDF: FREE DOWNLOAD The…
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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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A word on practising in modern times

Sometimes I read you the biographies of the Lineage Masters who spent their whole life in a cave. So maybe some of you think of cutting off your living conditions and going and living like that. But that is not possible in modern times.

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