Bön is the original spiritual tradition of Tibet and Tibetan people. It has similarities with shamanism and buddhism. According to the Bonpo tradition, the faith originated in the land of Olmo Lun-gring, which was a part of Tazig to the west of present day Tibet. The founder was Tonpa Shenrab Miwoche, a king who later in life became a monk and expressed the many methods of enlightenment. The teachings of Bön can be categorized several ways, but one method is to divide the teachings by the Causal Vehicle, Sutra, Tantra and Dzogchen.