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Product ID: 9788170262688
Book Name: Masters of the Zhang Zhung Nyungyud: Pith Instructions from the Experiential Transmission of Bonpo D
Author Name: Carol Ermakova and Dmitry Ermakov (Transcribe & Editors)
Price: USD 20
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"The key instruction contained in the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud are extremely important as by following them it takes only a single lifetime to achieve Buddhahood; through practising these precious teachings, many great practitioners; including Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen and his students as well as the Masters presented in this volume, achieved Rainbow Body in one lifetime." - Geshe Gelek Jinpa Here, publically available in English for the first time, are the heart teachings of ancient Bonpo Dzogchen Masters, translated and commented…

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Product ID: 9788170263029
Book Name: Bon in Nepal: Traces of the Great Zhang Zhung Ancestors in the Himalayas The Light of the History of
Author Name: Nagru Geshe Gelek Jinpa Edited by Carol Ermakova and Dmitry Ermakov
Price: USD 40
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For many millennia, Yungdrung Bon has been practised in the remote mountainous regions of Nepal which once formed part of the ancient Zhang Zhung empire. Although the traditions fate fluctuated with the changing political tides, many aspects of this rich religious culture still survive today. "Bon in Nepal" is the fruit of one Bonpo monks expeditions into these areas to uncover and document living traces of Zhang Zhungs culture and religion. Illustrated with over 200 magnificent full colour photographs, this…

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Product ID: 9789004143883
Book Name: Spirit-mediums, Sacred Mountains and Related Bon Textual Traditions in Upper Tibet
Author Name: John Vincent Bellezza
Price: USD 250
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This book uniquely provides first hand insights into the spirit mediums of Upper Tibet the men and women who channel the gods. John Vincent Bellezza here for the first time presents the conclusions of his extensive research in the region itself shedding light on the historical context the tradition, characteristics ceremonies and paraphernalia of the phenomenon. With extensive interviews with spirit-mediums including interpretive material drawn from Tibetan texts annotated translations of rituals devoted to the major deities of the spiritmediums…

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Product ID: 9789380282596
Book Name: Antiquities of Zhang Zhung: A Comprehensive Inventory of Pre-buddhist Archaeological Monuments in the Tibetan Upland Volume I and II
Author Name: John Vincent Bellezza
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Two volumes containing a total of 414,000 words, 2100 photographs and 43 maps

The upper portion of the Tibetan Plateau, a land of large lakes, interminable plains, lofty peaks and deep gorges, stretches north and west of lha sa for 1500 km. Bound by high mountain ranges on all sides and averaging 4600 m above sea level, Upper Tibet gave rise to an extraordinary civilization in antiquity. Beginning about 3000 years ago, a chain of mountaintop citadels, temples…

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Product ID: 9789745241114
Book Name: The Nine Ways of Bon: Excerpts from gZi-brjid
Author Name: David Snellgrove
Price: USD 50
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David Snellgrove, Ph.D., D.Litt., was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1968. For a five year period he was Consultant for Buddhism at the then newly established Vatican Secretariat for non-Christian Religions. The author of numerous books and articles on Himalayan and Southeast Asian religions, he was recently awarded the prestigious Burton Medal by the Royal Asiatic Society, for his extensive contributions to Asian scholarship.

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Product ID: 9789937506144
Book Name: Lu jn pa wo ge jang chi drel wa
Author Name: Tsutrim Namgyal
Price: USD 10
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Yungdrung Bon

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Product ID: 9789937506311
Book Name: Collection of Rare Bonpo Texts
Author Name: Dangsong Namgyal
Price: USD 10
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Collection of Rare Bonpo Text (In Tibetan Language)

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Product ID: 9789937506663
Book Name: A Piece of Snow
Author Name: Dangsong Namgyal
Price: USD 10
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A Piece of Snow (Tibetan) Dangsong Namgyal

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Product ID: 9789937506670
Book Name: The Practice of Dzogchen in the Zhang-zhung Tradition of Tibet
Author Name: John Myrdhin Reynolds
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THE PRACTICE OF DZOGCHEN IN THE ZHANG-ZHUNG TRADITION OF TIBET, containing translations from the Bonpo Dzogchen practice manual for the Zhang-zhung Nyan-gyud, known as the Gyalwa Chaktri of Druchen Yungdrung, and from the Odsal Dunkor, "The Seven-fold Cycle of the Clear Light," being the Dark Retreat practice from the same tradition, translated with commentaries and notes by John Myrdhin Reynolds. The translations presented here, made by a noted Tibetologist and scholar-practitioner, all relate to the actual practice of Dzogchen, "the…

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Product ID: 9789937506847
Book Name: Travelling with the Master: Pilgrimage into the heartland of the Yungdrung Bon Tradition
Author Name: FLORENS van RAAB van CANSTEIN
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In 2007 the main Teacher of the Yungdrung Bon tradition, Yongdzin Lopon Tendzin Namdhak, visits his native country, Tibet. He invites the writer of this book, Florens van Raab van Canstein, to join him. Yungdrung Bon is the native religion of Tibet and the source of its culture. The tradition is heir to a vast body of ancient spiritual teachings that lead to Buddhahood. The ancient pilgrimage-sites and the yogis that lived there, give us an introduction to spiritual practice…

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Product ID: 9789937506915
Book Name: The Nomadic Sacrifice (with DVD)
Author Name: Martino Nicoletti
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In the heart of the Himalayas, officiants belonging to Tibet\\\'s ancient religion, Bon, undertake a long ritual pilgrimage through wild and inhospitable places inhabited by mountain deities, water genii, ferocious demons and dangerous ghosts. As the pilgrimage unfolds, having attracted the spirits\\\' attention with wildly provocative acts and evoking their presence by reciting a ritual text and the sound of magical musical instruments, the practitioners celebrate the meditative sacrifice of their own body (chod), offered to a whole host of…

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Product ID: 9789937623414
Book Name: The Four Wheels of Bon
Author Name: Tonpa Shenrab Miwo
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The Four Wheels of Bon

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Product ID: 9789937623698
Book Name: NANGSHIG: A Tibetan Bonpo Monastery and its Family in Amdo
Author Name: Tsering Thar
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In the eleventh century a Bonpo master named Do ‘phags Yon tan rgyal mtshan established a hermitage in the rNga khog region of eastern Tibet, corresponding to modern-day rNga ba (Chinese Aba) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province. This hermitage was the nucleus of a religious center that would culminate, in 1168, in the foundation of Nangshig (sNang zhig) monastery. sNang zhig has survived centuries of sectarian rivalry and…

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Product ID: 9789937623704
Book Name: The Call of the Blue Cuckoo: An Anthology of Nine Bonpo Texts on Myths and Rituals
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay , Yasuhiko Nagano
Price: USD 35
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Product ID: 9789937623742
Book Name: Feast of the Morning Light: The Eighteenth Century Wood-engravings of Shenrab's Life Stories and the Bon Canon from Gyalrong
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay
Price: USD 40
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Feast of the Morning Light: The Eighteenth Century Wood-engravings of Shenrab's Life Stories and the Bon Canon from Gyalrong

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Product ID: 9789937623766
Book Name: Bonpo Thangkas from Rebkong
Author Name: Bon brgya dge legs lhun grub rgya mtsho, Shin'ichi Tsumagari, Musashi tachikawa, Yasuhiko nagano
Price: USD 50
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Product ID: 9789994655229
Book Name: The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet. - Vol. III
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay
Price: USD 30
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About the Book: The first part of this book contains studies of historical documents such as royal decrees of the 10th and 11th centuries A.D. The second part deals with the history of Bon monastic establishment, the question of codification of the Bon Canonical texts as well as recent discoveries of ancient manuscripts of the Bon tradition that focus on the early Tibetan concepts of ritual practices. The third part is devoted to a short presentation of a personal letter…

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Product ID: 978999655106
Book Name: The Arrow and the Spindle - Vol I
Author Name: Samten G.Karmey
Price: USD 40
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This book opens with some studies of previously unknown royal edicts that shed light on early Buddhist practices testifying to the expansion of the Tibetan Empire (Part I). The author then reflects upon the origin of Dzogchen philosophy (Part II) and examines the Bon -religion considered as the source of Dzogchen philosophy (Part lll)

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Product ID: 99933-695-6-X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews VOL I
Author Name: Henry M. Vyner
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What makes for a healthy mind? Each pocket-sized volume in this well-conceived series asks this very pertinent question, and other probing questions, of a different master.Edited by an MD interested in practical descriptions of how lamas experience and describe mental health on all levels. Very interesting material on Dzogchen and subtle states. Four different volumes of interviews with: Khenpo Tsewang Gyatso Khenpo Nyima Wangyal Lopon Tegchoke His Holiness Dalai lama, Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Lopon Thekchoke

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Product ID: 99946-55-01-9
Book Name: The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet. - Vol. II
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay
Price: USD 50
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The first part of this book deals with historical matters especially the stereotyped notions of the king Lang Darma in Tibetan Buddhist historical works. It is followed by a comparative study of the cult of local deities (yul Iha). The second part is mainly devoted to the Buddhist rites such as the ones instituted as state ceremonies by the Fifth Dalai Lama (1617 – 1682) as well as discussions about the mural painting in the Red Palace in the Potala…

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