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


  • Takla Mebar One Month Retreat 

    Takla Mebar One Month Winter Retreat  Saturday Dec 7th, 14th, and 21st 9-10am on Zoom December 27- 31 2019 10 am-4:30 pm Chaphur Rinpoche will be in personal retreat for the month of December. During that time, his practice will be focused on his personal …

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  • Tsa Lung and Tummo 

       Tsa Lung and Tummo  with Chaphur Rinpoche    January 18th & 19th 10 AM – 4:30 PM        The Bönpo tradition of the Mother Tantra contains six classes, or paths, through which one can swiftly attain enlightenment. The first of these, called Thap Lam Cher, can  be roughly …

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  • Dark Retreat

    Dark Retreat by Chaphur Rinpoche  (teachings from the Zhang Zhang Nyen Gyud)  April 25th-26th  10AM-4:30PM The Bönpo Dzogchen traditions divide Dzogchen practice into two parts – trekchöd (cutting through), and tögel (leaping over). The latter comprises methods to enhance and elaborate on the inherent clarity …

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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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