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Continued Compassionate Action

The monks of Triten Norbutse Yungdrung Bon Monastery located near Kathmandu, Nepal continue to offer food and medical services to villagers even as they themselves continue to live outdoors.  Photos from the Himalyan Bon Foundation.

free medical care after earthquake

Drupdha Khen Rinpoche of triten norbutse sponsoring food for villagers triten norbutse monks helping villagers after earthquake

Triten monks helping during earthquake 2015 8

Triten monks staying outside after earthquake 2

HE Ponlop Rinpoche of triten norbutse after 2015 earthquake 2

Sacred Music

monk playing large cymbals Triten Norbutse

A monk plays the cymbals during a ritual at the Yungdrung Bon monastery of Triten Norbutse near Kathmandu, Nepal

Monastic Training

young and older monks practising debate

Young monks learning to debate at Triten Norbutse Monastery near Kathmandu, Nepal

White Hats of the Yungdrung Bon

ཞྭ་དཀར་གཡུང་དྲུང་བོན་གྱི་གདན་ས་༸ཁྲི་བརྟན་ནོར་བ་རྩེའི་འདུས་སྡེའི་སེར་ཕྲེང་ངུར་སྨྲིག་འཛིན་པའི་སྡེ།

Yungdrung Bön monks gather for a ritual outside of the meditation hall at Triten Norbutse Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal.

These white hats are worn by the monks during all tantric rituals.

Sacred Place

A seat for one of the monks at Triten Norbutse Yungdrung Bön Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal.

monk seat

Sacred Dance of the Deities

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Monks perform sacred dance at the Triten Norbutse Monastery in Kathmandu as part of the New Year celebrations

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