The new Bon tradition is distinguished from the old tradition of gYngdrung Bon by its clos links to the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism. Emerging in the 8th century by the work of Veriricana, a disciple of padmasambhava, and Dran Pa Nam Mka the Bonpo master, the new Bon are follwers of both padmasambhava and Stonpa Shemab, and have many rituals in common with the Nyingmapa school. Sans rGyas Glingpa (b. 1705), the third incarnation of Blo Ldan Syinpo (b. 1360), was a great terton of the new Bon tradition. The 5 volumes new published comprises 4 volumes of Sans rGyas Lingpa's Namthar, and one volume of his writings on monastic discipline.
Detailed biography of Sangs-rgyas-gling-pa, b. 1705, the Bonpo lama of Tibet.
Reproduced from rare manuscripts from Ri-rtse-drug monastery in Khyungpo, Kham.