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Introduction to the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud Dzogchen Lineage

by Dmitry Ermakov from Masters of the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud: Pith Instructions from the Experiential Transmission of Bönpo Dzogchen Main topics discussed:– Historical background to Bönpo Dzogchen– Qualities of Master and disciple– Introduction to the Path of Dzogchen– Introduction to the Lineage Masters of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud– Structure of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud cycle–  Comparison with writings on Dzogchen by Longchen Rabjampa– Lineage Tree– Zhang Zhung Garab and Garab Dorje– An excerpt from the “Golden Spoon” discovered by Yungdrung Lingpa translated specially for this publication by Yongdzin Rinpoche– A Mongol Connection– Experiential Transmission– Modern-day Transmission READ ARTICLE BUY BOOK

Welcoming a new translator

We are very happy indeed to welcome Chen Yang, a Chinese Bönpo practitioner and a qualified translator, to our translation team.

How the Teachings of Yungdrung Bön came to Tibet

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

New hypothesis about the location of Silver Castle of Garuda Valley (Khyunglung Ngulkhar)

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…
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BÖNPO DZOGCHEN – BASE, PATH AND FRUIT

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.

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