Tapihrista Bon Yogi Thangka

Tapihrista Bon Yogi Thangka

was an ordinary man born in a nomadic family in the country of and his main teacher was .

The rainbow body

Tapihritsa practiced for nine years in a holy place outside and achieved a high state of known as “”. Tapihritsa is the axial of the tradition called Experiential Lineage Zhang-Zhung since his figure summarizes all and teachers of this lineage.

He is the twenty-fifth master of the transmission line, beginning with the Buddha , Tönpa Shenrap passes and reaches the Tapihritsa master suite, called Tseung Dagpa Gyaltsen. All these teachers reached the completion of the , which involves the dissolution of the physical at death.

Dagpa Gyaltsen is responsible for structuring the teachings of the Zhang-Zhung Nyen-gyüd in outer, inner, secret and top secret cycles. It is said that when Tapihritsa received these teachings, retired for nine years to an area east of Mount Kailash, in a cave near Taruk, great salt lake, where he practiced up to the completion of the light body of the Great Transfer, dissolving his physical body in the vast expanse of sky without leaving any residue behind.

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