Zhang Zhung Culture

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Zhang Zhung Culture

Post by kalden yungdrung » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:38 pm

Tahi delek,

Professor Shawa Tongme , gives a lecture about the Gyarong area in Tibet with its 18 areas or kingdoms.
It is the cultural area of Zhang Zhung.
18 is a meaningful number and stems from the cosmological story of the "egg".

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Re: Zhang Zhung Culture

Post by kalden yungdrung » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:57 pm

Tashi delek,

Great news for the Bön history !

A large collection of Bönpo texts, containing 4648 pages about astrology and Bönpo ritual was recently discovered in the Kankho and Drukchu regions of Tibet.

These texts were preserved by a 98 year old man who claims that they are artifacts from the Zhang Zhung culture. He stored them in a cave behind his village during the Chinese revolution. Their authenticity as Zhang Zhung relics is currently being examined by a team of researchers, as depicted in these photos.
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Re: Zhang Zhung Culture

Post by kalden yungdrung » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:57 pm

Tashi delek,

Geshe Gelek Jinpa travelled in Mustang where he reported on the cultural traditions of the local Bönpo population, and he discovered ancient library in the caves of Mardzang. Bön is the native spiritual and cultural tradition of Tibet and Himalayan borderlands.

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Re: Zhang Zhung Culture

Post by kalden yungdrung » Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:29 pm

Tashi delek,

In search of Zhang Zhung by:

Geshela Gelek from Triten Norbutse Monastery Kathmandu / Nepal.

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