The Treasury of Lives

Samten Chhosphel is an independent scholar with a PhD from the Central Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies in Sarnath, India.

Published November 2010


Das, Sarat Chandra. 1889. "Life of Sum-pa mkhan-po, also styled Ye-ses dpal-'byor, the author of Rehumig (Chronological Table)." Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. 57, pp. 37-84.

de Jong, J. W. 1967. "Sum-pa mkhan-po (1704-1788) and His Works." Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol. 27, pp. 208-216.

Don rdor and Bstan 'dzin chos grags. 1993. Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gi grags can mi sna. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, pp. 762-764.

Erdenibayar. 2007. Sumpa Khenpo Ishibaljur. A great figure in Mongolian and Tibetan cultures. In Uradyn E. Bulag, Hildegard G. M. Diemberger, The Mongolia-Tibet interface. Opening new research terrains in Inner Asia. Tibetan studies: Proceedings of the Tenth Eeminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies. Brill: Oxford, 2003.

Matthew Kapstein. 2000. The Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Chapter Seven.

Grags pa 'byungs gnas and Blo bzang mkhas grub. 1992. Gangs can mkhas sgrub rim byon ming mdzod, Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp. 1767-1768.

Mi nyag mgon po. 1996-2000. Sum pa ye shes dpal 'byor gyi rnam thar mdor bsdus/ (1704-1788). In Gangs can mkhas dbang rim byon gyi rnam thar mdor bsdus, pp. 462-473. Beijing: Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang.

Sum pa ye shes dpal 'jor. 1997. Sum pa ye shes dpal 'jor gyi rang rnam. Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

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