HIDDEN TREASURES OF BÖN: SECRETS OF MUSTANG
 


This film follows Geshe Gelek Jinpa, a Bönpo Geshe (Doctor of Religious Philosophy) and researcger of the culture and religion of the ancient Zhang Zhung Empire which streched all over the Tibet-Qinghai Plateau in prehitory, as he travels through Mustang on the survey mission of Bönpo population and religious sites at the request of Bön Mahasangha of Nepal. During this trip he discpoveres many treasures of Bön such as the ancient texts, statues, historical records. He participates in the recovery and identification of a very significatnt Bönpo library at Mardzong together with Prof. Charles Ramble, establishes an exact locatoions of Bönkor, a very important Bönpo monastery and a cave of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud Dzogchen master Rong Thogme Zhigpo. He, also, participates in the Dögyab ritual of dipelling of the neagtivities in Lubra village.