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Bө and Bön: Ancient Shamanic Traditions of Siberia and Tibet in Their Relation to the Teachings of a Central Asian Buddha
This is the first in-depth study of its kind comparing the ancient Bön religion of Tibet with the Siberian shamanic traditions of Lake Baikal. Combining scholarly research with spiritual insight, the author draws on his experience in both Yungdrung Bön and the Bө Murgel tradition of Buryatia to bring this subject to life. It covers mythology, cosmology, rituals, gods, spir ...more
Paperback, 828 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Vajra Publications
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Born in 1967 in St. Petersburg (then Leningrad), Russia, I was raised in a highly cultural environment and studied music from the age of six to nineteen after which I worked as a composer and musician as well as playing in various 'underground' rock and fusion bands (most of this kind of music was severely frowned upon by the Soviet authorities) until I left Russia for the UK in 1993 with my wife. ...moreMore about Dmitry Ermakov...