January 6, 2024

This book presents fascinating life stories of three Bön monks,  Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche, Samten Karmay, and Sangye Tenzin, who later became the thirty-third abbot of Menri Monastery, the seat of Bön religion, the oldest religion of Tibet. The book, however, is much more than stories about  the monks’ escaping from war-ravaged Tibet, about their…

April 9, 2018

The above photo of the authors with David Snellgrove — a renowned scholar of the languages, history and religion of Buddhist India and Tibet — was taken near Turin Italy in July 2015. We had tried to get an interview with Snellgrove several times without success. Snellgrove was 94 and living with photographer Carl Stacey…

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