Bon: Mustang to Menri - Film illuminating the interconnectedness of education, spiritual dedication and persistence
as a ten-year old boy, Asonam made the long journey from his homeland in Nepal, the ancient kingdom of Mustang, to Menri Monastery in Northern India where he made a commitment to become a Geshe, the equivalent to a PhD. After years of education in languages, philosophy, debate, and Bön traditions, he hopes to return home to use his education to help the people of his village by establishing a temple, cultural center and school that will support and sustain their traditional Tibetan heritage