Tsi DupYang Böd is an ancient healing system from the kingdom of Zhang Zhung
which included Tibet and some of the Middle East thousands of years ago. Zhang Zhung
was the ancestral home of the Bön tradition. The Bön tradition is over 18,000 years
old and was the indigenous spiritual practice of Tibet before the arrival of Buddhism
In the 7th century Tsewang Rigzin wrote a text with instructions on this healing
practice. Tsi Dup Yang Böd is a complete healing and spiritual practice that not
only transmits potent and powerful healing energy to the practitioner, but it is
also a path to enlightenment. It enables you to heal others as you heal yourself
with the benefit of spiritual development.
Tsi Dup Yang Böd truly utilizes the mind, body and soul in its healing system.
All the energies of the elements and directions are called upon for powerful energy
healing to alleviate emotional and physical symptoms, as well as, revitalize or restore
These precious teachings started in the USA for the first time in 2008 and
were taught by a very high Tibetan Bön Lama, Geshe Chongtul Rinpoche. He is one
of the few in the world that can give these instructions with the empowerments. Chongtul
Rinpoche taught this healing practice in its entirety over an intensive three-year
program while giving all the empowerments and transmissions. This was a rare and
After the successful completion of the teachings and practices, the Tsi Dup Yang
Böd practitioner is energetically empowered by their teachers and the lineage tradition
to perform healing for people. They then receive the title of Certified Tsi Dup
Yang Böd Drup Shenpa (Tsi DupYang Böd Healer). The Drup Shenpa continues to honor
all the requirements in order to practice and be connected to this energetic lineage
transmission which has a very deep spiritual nature.
Cheri was a member of the first graduating class of fifty practitioners who
graduated in June, 2010 after receiving their final transmission from His Holiness
of Bön, 33rd Menri Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima, Spiritual Leader of the Bön.
Cheri with H.H.The 33rd Menri Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima
and Rinpoche Chongtul
Tsi Dup Yang Bod Drup Shenpa Graduation June 04, 2010