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.


  • Cutting Ego On ZOOM

    Cutting Ego: Through The Secret Chöd of the Khadro With Chaphur Rinpoche Saturday, September 29 6:30 pm pm Pacific Time (PT) On ZOOM Within the Yungdrung Bön tradition, the practice of Chö is widespread and considered of profound importance. It is one of the four daily practices …

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  • Soul and Life Force Retrieval

    October 12th, 7-9pm October 13th and 14th, 10 am-5 pm            In the Yungdrung Bön tradition, there are many rituals for healing and the restoration of peace and harmony.  Among them, is the ritual known as Lalu Chilu, Soul Retrieval, and Life Ransom.  This …

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  • Takla Mebar Retreat (Winter Retreat)

    Takla Mebar Retreat for one month (Winter Retreat) Takla Mebar Retreat ( for one month) December 27- 31 2018             Chaphur Rinpoche will be in personal retreat for the month of December. There he will practice his Yidam Takla Mebar, …

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  • Classical Tibetan Class

    Classical Tibetan Class  Lama Monlam will be offering classical Tibetan classes online via Zoom. Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7:15pm (PST) from October 1  – December 12 2018 This class will be an excellent opportunity for students of the Tibetan language to learn the basics of written Tibetan. We’ll progress …

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