Upcoming translations of Bon texts

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Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:53 am

Maybe this is of interest to practitioners of Bon. The following books will be published soon.
- Pith instructions for A Khrid rDzog Chens (already published)
- Heart Drops of Kun tu bZang po (upcoming, restricted)
- The Three-fold Embodiment of Enlightenment (upcoming)
- The Precious Treasury of the Expanse and the Liveliness of Awakened Awarenessj (upcoming)
- Six Lamps (upcoming)
- Twenty One Nails (upcoming)
- Enlightened Intention, the Good Spiritual Life, and Rainbow Body (upcoming)
More info: https://www.pointingoutthegreatway.org/books/

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by lelopa » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:02 am

fckw wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:53 am
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- The Three-fold Embodiment of Enlightenment (upcoming)
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More info: https://www.pointingoutthegreatway.org/books/
With Dudjom Lingpa on the cover?!? :spy:
I hope not! :mrgreen:
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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:05 pm

Maybe Dudjom Lingpa was an emanation of Shardza Gyaltsen? Who knows, the ways of Bön are sometimes mysterious... ;)

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by lelopa » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:41 am

fckw wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:05 pm
Maybe Dudjom Lingpa was an emanation of Shardza Gyaltsen? Who knows, the ways of Bön are sometimes mysterious... ;)


look at the times when both were alive
a little too mysterious for me
;)
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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:12 pm

lelopa wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:41 am
fckw wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:05 pm
Maybe Dudjom Lingpa was an emanation of Shardza Gyaltsen? Who knows, the ways of Bön are sometimes mysterious... ;)


look at the times when both were alive
a little too mysterious for me
;)
Oh, I once heard a story of an (Indian) saint who as a child fell into a well and was saved by none other than himself as an adult.

Not harder to believe for me than people dissolving into rainbow light...

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by lelopa » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:18 pm

fckw wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:12 pm
lelopa wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:41 am
fckw wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:05 pm
Maybe Dudjom Lingpa was an emanation of Shardza Gyaltsen? Who knows, the ways of Bön are sometimes mysterious... ;)


look at the times when both were alive
a little too mysterious for me
;)
Oh, I once heard a story of an (Indian) saint who as a child fell into a well and was saved by none other than himself as an adult.

Not harder to believe for me than people dissolving into rainbow light...

:shrug:
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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by kalden yungdrung » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:10 am

fckw wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:53 am
Maybe this is of interest to practitioners of Bon. The following books will be published soon.
- Pith instructions for A Khrid rDzog Chens (already published)
- Heart Drops of Kun tu bZang po (upcoming, restricted)
- The Three-fold Embodiment of Enlightenment (upcoming)
- The Precious Treasury of the Expanse and the Liveliness of Awakened Awarenessj (upcoming)
- Six Lamps (upcoming)
- Twenty One Nails (upcoming)
- Enlightened Intention, the Good Spiritual Life, and Rainbow Body (upcoming)
More info: https://www.pointingoutthegreatway.org/books/
Tashi delek,

See here Geshela A Sönam from Menri Monastery as the author of some Bön books.
Know him personal and know he has excellent skills regarding many Bön topics.

Geshela A Sönam is direct connected to H.E. the Menri Ponlop Rinpoche, therefore his books are to the point.
and can be seen as authentic.
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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:10 pm

Just wanted to point out that "Self-Arising Three-fold Embodiment of Enlightenment" is now available on Amazon. Strangely enough, the prices for the book vary extensively among different countries (e.g. in the UK the cheapest version on Amazon seems to be 75 £, whereas on Amazon.com it's 37 USD), not sure why.

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by lelopa » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:50 am

fckw wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:10 pm
Just wanted to point out that "Self-Arising Three-fold Embodiment of Enlightenment" is now available on Amazon. Strangely enough, the prices for the book vary extensively among different countries (e.g. in the UK the cheapest version on Amazon seems to be 75 £, whereas on Amazon.com it's 37 USD), not sure why.
there are something like "early bird" prices.....
when the books are everywhere available the prices fall.
many book-shops try to do this at first
sometimes there are early-bird-discounts
:shrug:
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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:24 am

The great thing about the Bon sub-forum is that nearly nobody reads here. In any case:

Two additional publications have been made available in the meanwhile. For more details, see here: https://www.pointingoutthegreatway.org/books/

- The Six Lamps [this one was already available before by other authors, however the Geshe Sonam and Daniel Brown in combo have already delivered outstanding material in the past, so it might be worth comparing the existing editions with his one.]
- Heart Drops of Kun tu bZang po. This book has been known before as "Heart Drops of Dharmakaya". However, said book was not actually a complete translation of the original text, and so did not contain some details that can be found in this book.

Note that the only reason why I actually advertise these books here is because the deceased HH Menri Trizin asked the authors to translate and publish this material to the public. So, he wanted this material to be made available to prospective students, although obviously there is a danger of misunderstanding or misinterpreting such material.

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:27 am

And while talking about Bon books on Dzogchen. Does anyone know this one:

Rainbow Body - Loel Guinness
https://www.amazon.com/Rainbow-Body-Loe ... =8-1-spell

I really don't want to spend > 100 USD on a book I could not at least have a thorough look at, but the reviews are really good.

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by tatpurusa » Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:42 pm

fckw wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:27 am
And while talking about Bon books on Dzogchen. Does anyone know this one:

Rainbow Body - Loel Guinness
https://www.amazon.com/Rainbow-Body-Loe ... =8-1-spell

I really don't want to spend > 100 USD on a book I could not at least have a thorough look at, but the reviews are really good.
I have this book and like it a lot. It is a clear and easily understandable introduction into all the relevant concepts of Bon Dzogchen.
I haven't finished it yet though.

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:02 pm

tatpurusa wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:42 pm
fckw wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:27 am
And while talking about Bon books on Dzogchen. Does anyone know this one:

Rainbow Body - Loel Guinness
https://www.amazon.com/Rainbow-Body-Loe ... =8-1-spell

I really don't want to spend > 100 USD on a book I could not at least have a thorough look at, but the reviews are really good.
I have this book and like it a lot. It is a clear and easily understandable introduction into all the relevant concepts of Bon Dzogchen.
I haven't finished it yet though.
Would it be possible for you to post the outline of the chapters, i.e. the index at the beginning of the book? That would give an idea what the book actually contains.

Edit: Was able to find them here: https://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/__nova ... 5275430000

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:02 pm

I checked Guinness' book in my local library, it is an outstanding work. Highly recommended.

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by gelukman » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:37 pm

Rainbow Body - Loel Guinness

I could sell my copy. Condition like a new. If interest, please pm.

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by gelukman » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:26 am

- The Six Lamps

- Heart Drops of Kun tu bZang po.

These books can be ordered now from amazon.

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Re: Upcoming translations of Bon texts

Post by fckw » Fri May 29, 2020 9:36 pm

The Twenty-One Nails by Tapihritsa has also been published and is now available (e.g. from Amazon). Note that there already exist other/earlier translations of this book.

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