The Treasury of Lives

Dominique Townsend has a PhD in Tibetan Studies from Columbia University and is currently teaching at Barnard College.

Published March 2010


Berger, Patricia. 2003. Empire of Emptiness: Buddhist Art and Political Authority in Qing China. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.

Dung dkar blo bzang 'phrin las. 2002. Dung dkar tshig mdzod chen mo. Beijing: China Tibetology Publishing House.

Grags pa 'byung gnas and Rgyal ba blo bzang mkhas grub. 1992. Gangs can mkhas grub rim byon ming mdzod. Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

Illich, Marina. 2006. “Selections from the life of a Tibetan Buddhist polymath: Changkya Rolpai Dorje (lcang skya rol pa'i rdo rje), 1717-1786.” Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University.

Tuttle, Gray. 2005. Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China. New York: Columbia University Press.

van Schaik, Sam. 2011. Tibet; A History. New Haven: Yale, p. 152.

Wang Xiangyun. “The Qing Court's Tibet Connection: Lcang skya Rolpa'i rdo rje and the Qianlong Emperor.” In HJAS vol. 60 no. 1. June, 2000.

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