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Bon: The Indigenous Culture of Tibet


​Kunleng discusses Tibet’s native religion and it’s decline after the 7th century, Bon traditions in contemporary Tibetan Buddhist practice, the distance between most modern Tibetans and their Bon heritage, and the revival of Bon in exile. Guest: Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, President, Ligmincha Institute for the Study of the Religion and Cultures of Tibet.

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