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2024 Spring Dzogchen Retreat with Khenchen Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche

We are excited to announce that Khenchen Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche will be coming back to Esodus, NY for another Dzogchen Meditation Retreat in May 2024. The teaching and practices will focus on the Bönpo Dzogchen Preliminaries that are critical for the introduction of Dzogchen meditation:Zhine - Calm Abiding, andRushen (Khorde Rushen Yewa) - Distinguishing of Samsara and Nirvana.All levels of practitioners interested in Dzogchen meditation are welcome! We will be returning [...]

Message from H.E. Yongdzin Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche

On March 29, 2020, H.E. Yongdzin Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche shared the following advice and instructions with the Yungdrung Bön Sangha members  regarding the preventive, protective practices and conduct during the coronavirus pandemic. This recording was realized in Triten Norbutse Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, by Khenpo Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche. Part I - Advice on the conduct Part II - Mantra [...]

Tenshug for H.E. Yongdzin Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche

On the auspicious occasion of the celebrations for the 25th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Yungdrung Bön Academy of Higher Studies from January 22 to January 30 2020, Triten Norbutse Monastery will hold a Tenshug - Long Life - Ceremony in honor of H.E. Yongdzin Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche. The Tenshug ceremony and the Mandala Offering for our most Senior Teacher and Lineage Holder will take place [...]

Construction of the New Temple for Triten Norbutse Monastery

An announcement was issued on July 24, 2019 by Association Triten Norbutse  regarding the construction of a new temple within Triten Norbutse Monastery. The new temple building complex is designed to accommodate 500 people, a major enhancement to the original capacity of 60 people, offering multi-functional meditation rooms, 6 new spacious classrooms, refectories and a brand-new kitchen. The Triten Norbutse Association is pleased [...]

Enthronement of H.H. Menri Trizin 34th, Dawa Dargyal Rinpoche

On May 3, 2018, the Yungdrung Bon Monastic Center Society, Menri Monastery issued the following announcement regarding the upcoming public enthronement ceremony of the new His Holiness, Gyalwa Menri Trizin 34th:On the auspicious day of January 1, 2018, Geshe Dawa Dhargye was chosen as the 34th Menri Trizin: the throne holder of Menri Monastery, and the spiritual leader of the Bon religious tradition.The Menri Trizin [...]

One Year Memorial Ceremony for His Holiness 33rd

On May 3, 2018, the Yungdrung Bon Monastic Center Society, Menri Monastery issued the following announcement regarding the upcoming commemoration ceremonies marking the one year anniversary of His Holiness’s passing: This is to announce that on the two days of September 3rd and 4th, 2018 (the 23rd and 24th of the 7th month on the Tibetan calendar), Menri Monastery will host a ceremony commemorating [...]