Du Tri Su Empowerment

with His Holiness 34th Gyalwa Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargyal Rinpoche & Tempa Dukte Lama

Sunday: June 4th, 2023
from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST
at Olmo Ling Bon Center (Zoom option not available)

Du Tri Su is the heart practice of Bon to clear the karmic conditioning and suffering of the lower realms and the obstacles in our present life. It is a powerful practice to call upon the souls of the deceased, offer them guidance, and help them find peace and wellbeing. The Du Tri Su mantra strengthens our vital energy, enables healing of our body and our relationships, and protects us from epidemics, disease, provocation of energy, hostile forces, and disturbing spirits.

The Du Tri Su cycle of teachings is part of the outer, inner, and secret practices and rituals taught by the Awakened One Tonpa Shenrab to help beings address the obstacles and challenges that afflict the individual. At the center of the Du Tri Su mandala is the primordial Buddha Kuntu Zangpo. He is surrounded by the Four Transcendental Lords – the Great Mother Satrig Ersang in the east, the Buddha of Compassion Shenlha ├ľkar in the north, the Buddha of Wisdom Sidpa Sangpo Bumtri in the west, and the Awakened One Tonpa Shenrab in the south. Surrounding the Four Transcendental Lords are the compassionate beings known as the Thirteen Primordial Shen, the Six Subduing Shen, and the Guardians of the Four Directions.

This empowerment is very much needed to clear obstacles such as illness, disease, misfortune, sadness and emotional challenges, and natural catastrophes that may arise due to environmental change or karmic conditions. Receiving this empowerment from His Holiness 34th Menri Trizin is a profound blessing.

Add names to Du Tri Su Empowerment Prayer List: HERE

His Holiness 34th Gyalwa Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargyal Rinpoche

His Holiness 34th Gyalwa Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargyal Rinpoche is the worldwide spiritual head of Bon and the 34th abbot of Menri Monastery, the mother monastery of Bon in India. His Holiness was selected as the 34th Menri Trizin on January 1, 2018, following a sacred prayer ritual over several days with lamas, monks, and nuns from across Asia.

His Holiness 34th Gyalwa Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargyal Rinpoche was born on November 29, 1972, in Amdo, Tibet. At age 17 he became a monk at Gamal Monastery in Amdo, and at age 18 he joined the Bon Dialectic School of Gamal Monastery. He received his Geshe (doctor of Philosophy) degree from Gamal Monastery at age 24. In 1994, he was able to take the 250 vows of a fully ordained monk from the 33rd Menri Trizin, who gave him the name Dawa Dhargyal Wangpo. Thus the 34th Abbot was named Dawa (moon), followed by the 33rd Abbot, named Nyima (sun) – forming an auspicious connection like the moon proceeding in the path of the sun.

In 1997, His Holiness entered Menri Monastery in India, where he received his second geshe degree, in 2012. He served the 33rd Menri Trizin, His Holiness Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche, for many years and held several important roles in the monastery, most recently as general secretary (administrator) of the Yungdrung Bon Monastic Center Society at Menri. In February 2018, Bonpos worldwide joined in celebrating the selection of the 34th Menri Trizin at Menri Monastery. On September 6, 2018, a formal grand enthronement ceremony took place at Menri.

In 2019, Olmo Ling had the great honor of hosting teachings with His Holiness. Read more about this very special visit here (post-event newsletter), here (Public Talk) and here (Teaching on the Loving Mother of Wisdom).

The extended bio of His Holiness is available on the website of the Yungdrung Bon Monastic Center HERE

Registration and FeesSOLD OUT EVENT

  • In-Person Attendance: $55.00
  • In-Person Attendance Member: $49.50

Members Receive a 10% Discount

We are offering discounted registration and scholarships for anyone facing economic challenges. If you would like a discounted registration or a scholarship, do not hesitate to contact Joanna at bon@olmoling.org – please have Du Tri Su Discount or Scholarship in the title.

Support His Holiness’ visit and his work at Menri Monastery

Since His Holiness was enthroned as the 34th Gyalwa Menri Trizin in 2018, he has been working steadfastly on strengthening the work of Menri Monastery and stabilizing its foundation of support through projects including a new building for Geshes and a much needed public restroom. At the same time, His Holiness is growing deep connections with the worldwide Bon community and making his teachings and blessings available to practitioners in many countries. This year His Holiness is offering the world the precious gift of an extended teaching tour.

We would like to sincerely request your support in gathering funds for an offering to His Holiness for his work at Menri Monastery. Hosting His Holiness and the Geshes traveling with him is a major undertaking for us. We realize that this is a very busy year and many of you are also supporting the ongoing renovations of our recently purchased temple building. Menri Monastery is our spiritual root and the blessing of the Gyalwa Menri Trizin is the foundation of all our work. We are deeply grateful for any donation you feel moved to make to support our offering to His Holiness.

Donate Towards the Offering to His Holiness Here

Teaching Venue, Accessibility, and Local Accommodations

The empowerment is held at Olmo Ling Bon Center and Institute. Founded by Tempa Dukte Lama, Olmo Ling is a Bon temple and practice center that is formally affiliated with Menri Monastery. Olmo Ling previously hosted visits of the late His Holiness 33rd Menri Trizin during 2011 and 2013. Tempa Dukte Lama studied closely with the late HH 33rd Menri Trizin from a young age. He is the author of four books and teaches in the US, Mexico, Canada, and Europe.

Note that Olmo Ling is fully wheelchair accessible (the entrance and temple are on the same floor) with an accessible bathroom.

A list of nearby accommodations can be found HERE


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