We are very happy to present our readers with a rare and informal presentation on the early history of Yungdrung Bön by the greatest living Master of this tradition, Yongdzin Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche. He gave this talk in 1998 at Shambhala Centre in Paris at the end of the teaching retreat so it is aimed at practitioners rather than academicians
We are delighted to announce the first Polish translation from our FPYB book series! Magyu Tsalung & Tummo has now been ably translated into Polish by Maciej Czuchra and published in Poland by Okultura. We are very happy with this collaboration and hope there will be more FPYB books translated into Polish in near future. Czym są praktyki tsalung i tummo? Skąd się wzięły i czemu służą? W niniejszej książce Drubdra Khenpo Tsultrim Tenzin, lama pochodzący z tybetańskiej tradycji bön, we współpracy z wybitnymi specjalistami w tej dziedzinie, Dmitrijem i Carol Ermakovami, przedstawia historię tych starożytnych technik oddechowych i wizualizacyjnych oraz szczegółowy, wzbogacony… Read more
FPYB is glad to announce a new article Historical annals show Gna’-shul Palace and Khyung-lung Dngul-mkhar (Silver Palace of Garuda Valley) in Central Zhang-zhung to be one and the same by Lama Tsultrim Phuntsok of Gurjam Gonpa (Translated from Tibetan by Pöntsang Phuntsok Namgyal and Dmitry Ermakov, edited with additional notes and Wylie transliteration by Dmitry Ermakov, English text edited by Carol Ermakova). This article puts forward one of several views as to the whereabouts of the famed Khyunglung Ngulkhar royal palace of Zhang Zhung emperors and Kharag, the self-manifested stone image of Zhang Zhung Drenpa Namkha. The author introduces… Read more
We are delighted to announce the release of our second on-line article, this time focusing on Dzogchen. This piece was originally written as part of an article on Bön that Dmitry Ermakov was asked to prepare for the Russian Encyclopedia of Buddhist Philosophy in 2011.