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Cape. a peninsula of NE Tunisia

bon

(language)
(From "Bonnie", Ken Thompson's wife) A language designed by Ken Thompson and later revised by him to produce B.

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I am a Bonpo tantrika (11)--am I not better than your Tulku?
This paragraph doesn't explicitly identify him as a Bonpo, but this is made clear later in the story.
All in all, there is no indication for a drastic reform or radical change by modern bonpo masters and savants of older understandings of dKar ru grub dbang and Khyung sprul Rin po che of the sites, as Vitali concludes.
2) A bonpo nunnery affiliated to Menri Monastery, H.
Reflections on Territory and Identity among the Bonpo Community in Phoksumdo, Dolpo," in Territory and Identity in Tibet and the Himalayas, ed.
It should be noted that the division saga-dar, bar-dar, phyi-dar is a bonpo olessification schemes sometimes adopted by the rNying-ma-pa who are criticized for that by the gSar-ma-pa.
Thus, the lineage accounts also allow us insights into the conventions of the bonpo historian's (often family) craft better.
These names are used by Chinese historiographers and travellers in an all-too-often contradictory manner, and one may thus wonder whether these entities have any reality at all or whether they are just faeries or spiritual realms (like the Bonpo Holmo Lurjrirjs) beyond the reach of an ordinary, unenlightened human being.
During these two phases Buddhist sutras and tantras were translated amass and many monastic centers established along the trade routes or places that were earlier established centres of local cults, or Bonpo faiths.
Ubera was conferred the name Nyatri Tsenpo and enthroned as king by Bonpos, including Chogla Bonpo, Shangshung Bonpo and Tshemi Bonpo.
The Library also houses photoset edition of Bonpo Bka' 'gyur and Brten 'gyur in 178 volumes.