About Bon

Bon, also spelled Bön, is a Tibetan religion. According to traditional Bon beliefs and legends, the Bon religion predates the arrival of Buddhism in Tibet. According to the scholar and Buddhist master Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, there is clear manuscript evidence confirming the existence of fully articulated Bon doctrine and practice prior to the forcible annexation of the Bon kingdom of Zhangzhung in the 8th century CE by Tibetan king Trisong Deutsung: "It is very clearly stated in the ancient lineage-manuscripts of Bon, known as Srid-rGyud, during the reign of the Buddhist King Trisong Deutsen, that the tradition of Bon and its founder both first started [centuries earlier] in Zhangzhung." [This is disputed by some subsequent Buddhist commentators, e.g., by Sam van Schaik, "in truth the 'old religion' was a new religion." Its scriptures are derived primarily from termas and visions by tertöns such as Loden Nyingpo..]

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is the most important deity in the Yungdrung tradition of . He is counted among the "Four Transcendent Lords". Shenlha Okar Tsog Shing is the field of deities for the accumulation of merit. Shenlha Okar is said to have created the world with the help of nine brother or nine cosmic who appear as war gods or Drala.  He is also considered a god of with many parallels to .
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The Tantric Phurba – A protective ritual dagger

The is a dagger used in practices. It is used to protect against negative energies and to promote positive change. The phurba is not to be used for or harm, and should only be used for ritual purposes. It is a powerful for protection and should be used with care and respect. Origin of Phurba in The renowned , who was initiated by the Indian sage Prabhahastin, is said .

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Wisdom Dakini Machig Labdron

Machig Labdron is a founder of the Cho Tradition of . Machig Labdron was a renowned 11th-century practitioner, teacher, and who originated several Tibetan lineages of the practice of Chod. Machig Labdron may have come from a family and, according to , developed Chod by combining native with the . Machig Labdron may have come from a Bon family and, according to Namkhai Norbu, developed .

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is  Mahacinatara also known as one of the 21 . Ekajati is along with deity is one of the most powerful and fierce of . Ekajati is the protector of secret and "as the mother of the mothers of all the " represents the ultimate unity.  She is the most important protector of the Vajrayana , especially the and terms. The of the Deity Ekajati In this .

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is a deity who is also called as Vajravarahi in , or , a tradition in which she is considered the supreme deity more revered than any male . She represents the path leading to female . She is also a , a term that describes a female supernatural being or an accomplished , and is considered the queen of the dakinis. Her name comes from the , , which means “diamond” or “thunderbolt,” .