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The Yeru Bön Center is a 501 (c) 3 spiritual community headquartered in Minneapolis, MN with a Yeru Bön Center in Los Angeles, CA and sister spiritual communities throughout the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia. We are dedicated to preserving and promoting the indigenous teachings and spiritual practices of Tibet – the Yungdrung Bön tradition.
For information about the center, or if you are interested in meditating and learning with us,
please call 952-666-8529 or fill out the form below.
Yeru Bön Center
14702 Excelsior Blvd #1249
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Yeru Retreat Center
40719 Lows Lake Rd
Emily, MN 56447
Tuesdays 7pm – 8pm
Yeru Los Angeles
Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm
Latri Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche
Founder and Spiritual Director
Rinpoche oversees all spiritual functions of Yeru Bön Center. He works closely with the Board of Directors to ensure the spiritual principals and goals of Yeru Bön Center are reflected in its programs, events, curriculum, retreats and guest speakers from around the world. Rinpoche is currently working with Yeru Bön Center’s Integrated Health and Wellness Committee to create a program that combines Bön meditation and healing with Western health and wellness techniques.
President / Director
David met Rinpoche in 1987, when he visited sMenry Monastery in Dolanji, India. From the moment they met each other, they have had a strong student/teacher/brotherhood relationship. As President, David oversees all of the functions of the Yeru Board and committees. David also serves as attorney for Yeru Bön Center. David brings over thirty years of experience with business and law, and over thirty years as Rinpche’s student, to Yeru Bön Center.
Secretary / Administrative Director / Director
Devoted daughter, mother and grandmother, Deborah works tirelessly for those around her. Deborah is Yeru Bön Center’s hard-working, very talented administrator, manager, videographer and much more. She works closely with Rinpoche to manage scheduling, content production and day-to-day activities of the center.
Doctor / Director
Dr. Bernadette Clevenger, a family and holistic medicine doctor in St. Paul, is leading a new initiative to bring additional health services to Bön Children’s Home in Dolanji, India.
Webmaster / Director
Nick is the web designer for yeruboncenter.org, doortobon.org, and thebonchildrenshome.com. He also helps translate, edit, and publish texts for Rinpoche, and he produces our podcast, Böncast.