On May 29, 2013 the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art in NYC hosted Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in a book signing in honor of The Light of Kailash A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet, Vol. I.To purchase, click here.
A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet, Volume One explores ancient Tibet's Zhang Zhung kingdom and the Bon religion, which preceded the advent of Buddhism in the seventh century. Countering the long-held idea that Tibet's pre-Buddhist indigenous culture was primitive and undeveloped, this book shares the rich cultural origins of the kingdom of Zhang Zhung - the "cradle of Tibetan culture," which encompassed a vast area of Western and Northern Tibet in an area that includes sacred Mount Kailash.
The following video is from that talk at the Rubin, In his talk, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, speaks about a number of historical details from his research on the pre-Buddhist Bon and the early civilization of Shang Shung.