Lecture with Tempa Dukte Lama: Shamanism in Himalayan Nepal

Tuesday April 17, 11am

Chinese Studies Department, Warsaw University
1 Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, 1st Floor

Tempa Dukte Lama is an ordained lama of the Tibetan Bon tradition. He is the founder and spiritual director of Olmo Ling Bon Center and Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, and co-founder of Humla Fund Tempa Lama is an artist and poet and author of four books, Heart Drop of the Loving Mother (2014), Journey into Buddhahood (2013), Inexhaustible Miracles (2011), and The Intimate Mind (2011). Tempa Lama studied the Bon wisdom teachings, practices, and rituals in Menri Monastery, India, from the age of six under the close guidance of the late H.H. 33rd Menri Trizin, spiritual head of the Bon tradition. He has lived in the US since 2000 and teaches internationally. Tempa Lama is dedicated to making the ancient teachings of Bon available and accessible in the West, helping people bring a practice of compassion, healing and happiness into their lives. With the Humla Fund, he is working on building a medical clinic and Bon stupa in his home region Humla in Himalayan Nepal.