316450_244527352268956_1934357247_nGyalshen Institute is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and revival of Zhang Zhung and Tibetan culture and traditions.  We are blessed to have Chaphur Rinpoche as our founder and spiritual director. Please join us at a teaching, meditation practice, or take a class to learn Tibetan and the language of the ancient kingdom of Zhang Zhung.

☛ Schedule of Events at Gyalshen in 2020


  • Dzogchen Aural Tradition of Zhang Zhung (Summer Retreat)

    Dzogchen Aural Tradition of Zhang Zhung Summer Retreat July 8th – 12th, 2020 3PM-6PM  (PST) Pacific Time    The Main Practice of the Instructions on the Profound Vital Points: The Main Practices of the Aural Tradition of Zhang Zhung In this summer’s retreat Chaphur Rinpoche will systematically lead …

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  • Medicine Buddha Practice

    June 20, 2020 – 8am-9am (PST) Time in Pacific on Zoom  With Chaphur Rinpoche – The Medicine Buddha is a compassionate manifestation of Tönpa Shenrab, the great Enlightened One of Bön. The teachings of the Medicine Buddha are comprised of twelve volumes. Their history is …

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  • Monthly Dzogchen Ngondro Teaching & Practice

    Monthly Dzogchen Ngondro Teaching and Practice With Chaphur Rinpoche  Every second Saturday of the month 4PM-5PM  (PST) Pacific Time            Dearest Bönpo Dzogchen friends! Chaphur Rinpoche will be giving teachings and guidance on Dzogchen Ngondro (the preliminary practices) once a month through ZOOM. While …

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  • Dark Retreat Preliminaries (for 49 days)

    Dark Retreat Preliminaries by Chaphur Rinpoche  (teachings from the Zhang Zhang Nyen Gyud)  Weekly on Saturdays, May 30th-July, 2020 11th 8PM-8:30PM (PST) (The retreat is on Zoom only. The retreat will be recorded.) The Bönpo Dzogchen traditions divide Dzogchen practice into two parts – trekchöd (cutting through), and tögel (leaping …

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  • Bön Calendar App: Free download

      / As some of you may have already heard the good news, Chaphur Rinpoche and Gyalshen Institute have released a new Bön Calendar App! / The Bon Calendar shows the element combination for each day and whether it is auspicious or inauspicious. Each day …

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