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Yangton Lama Tashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche

Post by kalden yungdrung » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:21 pm

Tashi delek,

The Yangton Lama Lineage, is a very old Lineage within the Tibetan Spiritual Bön Tradition.


Yangton Lama Lineage

ཡང་སྟོན་བླ་མའི་གདུང་རབས།

The Yangton lineage is believed to go back to the time of Buddha Tönpa Shenrap Miwoche, or more than 18,000 years ago, and is thought to be traceable to Yangton Sherap Gyaltsen, who was born in 1077. Today, Yangton Lamas both care for the Yaggon Monastery and students who reside there, as well as help share the precious teachings of Bön Buddhism worldwide.

The Yangton Lineage is very important in Bön History. During the time of Tönpa Shenrab Miwoche (ca. 16016 B.C.E.),
- Sinbon Yangngal and Yangngal Gyimgongwa were his students.

During the time of the first Tibetan king Nyatri Tsenpo (1136 B.C.E.), Yangngal Sidpai Shen was the first priest of the kingdom.
In the year 1077 Yangton Sherab Gyaltsen was born. During his lifetime he received Dzogchen teachings from Ronggom Togmed Zhigpo. Subsequently Dzogchen has become the main practice of the Yangton Lineage.

The Yangton Lineage appeared in Dolpo through Yangngel Lama Ngagpa in the 12th century. While Yangngel Lama Ngagpa was traveling in Tibet he found Yangton Gyaltsen Rinchen, then just an 8 year old child. Yangngel took Yangton under his wing and took him to Dolpo. Yangton Gyaltsen Rinchen was the teacher of the 10th Yeru Tönpa Druchen Gyalwa Yungdrung, teaching him the secret Dzogchen teachings of the Zhang Zhung Nyan Gyud. From there, these teachings spread throughout Tibet.

In modern times, the Yangton Lineage is represented in the current Menri Monastery in Dolanji, India by H.E. Yangton Ponlob Trinley Nyima Rinpoche.

Several Yangton Lamas (see below) travel extensively in the western world to help bring these ancient teachings to practitioners in the west.
The Yangton Lineage is also still present in Dolpo, where Lamas of this lineage still reside and practice diligently, realizing and propagating the Dzogchen teachings of ancient times.



Some more Yangton Lamas:

Yangton Lama Tashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche
ཡང་སྟོན་བླ་མ་བཀྲ་ཤིས་རྒྱལ་མཚན་རིན་པོ་ཆེ།

Yangton Geshe Tenzin
ཡང་སྟོན་དགེ་བཤེས་བསྟན་འཛིན།


Below Yangton Lama Tashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche from Dolpo, given a teaching at Gyaltsen Institute / USA / CA.

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