The Treasury of Lives

Simon Wickham-Smith is a PhD candidate at the University of Washington. He has published several translations of Mongolian and Tibetan literature, including several volumes of Mongolian poety. He has also released many recordings of experimental music.

Bibliography

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Anon. 1977. Rje thams cad mkhyen pa ngag dbang chos grags rgya mtsho'i rnam thar. In 'Phags pa 'jig rten dbang phyug gi rnam sprul rim byon gyi 'khrungs rabs deb ther nor bu'i 'phreng ba, vol. 2, pp. 611-758. Dharamsala: Sku sger yig tshang, 1977. TBRC W22095.

Aris, Michael. 1989. Hidden Treasures and Secret Lives: A Study of Pemalingpa (1450-1521) and the Sixth Dalai Lama (1683-1706). London: Kegan Paul International.

Baker, Ian A. 2000. The Dalai Lama's Secret Temple: Tantric Wall Paintings from Tibet London: Thames and Hudson.

Cutillo, Brian and Rick Fields. 1998. The Turquoise Bee: The Lovesongs of the Sixth Dalai Lama San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Damdinsüren, Ts. 1981. “The Sixth Dalai Lama Tsangs-Dbyangs Rgya-mtsho,” trans Stanley Frye, The Tibet Journal, vol 6, no 4, pp. 32-36.

Gedun Chopel. 1940. “An Ill-Starred Dalai Lama,” Mahabodhi, vol 48, pp. 370-374.

Hürelbaatar, L. 2008. “Amiddaa suuh olboggui, ajirsan hoinoo shütegdeegui gazargui,” in Ogtorguin Tsagaan Garid. Ulaanbaatar, pp. 45-88.

'Jigs med bsam grub. 2000. Rgyal ba sku phreng drug pa tshangs dbyangs rgya mtsho'i chos srid mdzad rnam. In Gong sa tA la'i bla ma sku phreng rim byon gyi chos srid mdzad rnam, pp. 311-352. Beijing: Mi rigs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W21672.

Klafkowski, Piotr. 1979. The Secret Deliverance of the Sixth Dalai Lama, as Narrated by Dharmatāla. Vienna: Arbeitskreis für Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien.

Lo Bue, Erberto. “The Sixth Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso.” In The Dalai Lamas: A Visual History. Martin Brauen, ed.London: Serindia, pp. 93-101.

Nga dbang lhun grub dar rgyas. 1981. Rig 'dzin Tsangs dbyangs rgya mtsho’i gsung mgur dang gsang ba'i rnam thar. Beijing: Krung go bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang.

Ngag dbang lhun grub dar rgyas. 1970. Tshangs dbyangs rgya mtsho'i gsang ba'i rnam thar sogs. Delhi: Ngawang gelek demo.

Petech, Luciano. 1965-1966. “Notes on Tibetan History of the 18th Century,” T’oung Pao, vol. 52, pp. 161-192.

Richardson, H.E. 1980. “The Fifth Dalai Lama’s Decree Appointing Sangs rgyas rGya mtsho as Regent.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol. 43. pp. 329-44.

Richardson, H.E. 1986. Tibet and its History. London: Shambhala.

Sangs rgyas rgya mtsho. Rgyal ba sku lnga pa drug par 'phos pa'i skor gyi gtam rna ba'i gcud len. Lhasa, n.d.

Sangs rgyas rgya mtsho. 1989. Bar du dge ba gzhung gi don. In Dga' ldan chos 'byung baiDU r+ya ser po, pp. 487-503. TBRC W8224. Beijing: Krung go bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang.

Sangs rgyas rgya mtsho. 1980 (n.d.). Thams cad mkhyen pa drug pa Blo bzang rin chen Tsangs dbyangs rgya mtsho'i thung mong phyi'i rnam par thar pa du kū la ‘phro 'thud rab gsal ser gyi snye ma glegs bam dang po. Lhasa blockprint; reproduced in Gangtok.

Shakabpa, Wangchuk Deden. 1976. Bod kyi srid don rgyal rabs. Delhi.

Sørensen, Per K. 1990. Divinity Secularised: An Inquiry into the Nature and Form of the Songs Ascribed to the Sixth Dalai Lama. Vienna: Arbeitskreis füre Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien.

Wickham-Smith, Simon. 2006. “Ban-de skya-min ser-min: Tsangs-dbyangs rGya-mtsho’s complex, confused and confusing relationship with sDe srid Sangs rgyas rgya mtsho as portrayed in the Tsangs dbyangs rgya mtsho’i mgu glu.” In Bryan Cuevas and Kurtis Schaeffer (Eds) Tibet in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Leiden: Brill.

Wickham-Smith, Simon. 2011. The Hidden Life of the Sixth Dalai Lama Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

For English translations of poems by the Sixth Dalai Lama, please see K. Dhondub's translations on Tibet Writes.

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