The Treasury of Lives

Alexander Gardner is Director and Chief Editor of the Treasury of Lives. He completed his PhD in Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan in 2007. He is the author of The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul The Great.

Published May 2014


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Grags pa ’byung gnas. 1992. Gangs can mkhas grub rim byon ming mdzod. Lanzhou: Kan su’u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp 1214-1216

Khenpo Konchog Gyeltsen. 2006. The Great Kagyu Masters: The Golden Lineage Treasury. Ithaca: Snow Lion, p. 270.

Dkon mchog rgya mtsho. 2004. Gdan rabs 11 'dzam gling chos kyi rgyal po. In 'Bri gung chos 'byung, pp. 378-392. Beijing: Mi rigs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W27020.

Kun dga’ rin chen. 1972. Miscellaneous Writings (Bka’ ’bum Thor bu) of ’Bri gung Chos rje Kun dga’ rin chen, reproduced from rare manuscripts from library of Tokden Rimpoche of Gangon. Leh: S.W. Tashigangpa, pp. 125-143.

Petech, Luciano. 1990. Central Tibet and the Mongols -- The Yuan- Sa-skya Period of Tibetan History. Rome: Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente, pp. 113-114.

Roerich, George, trans. 1996. The Blue Annals. 2nd ed. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas, p. 610.

Schaeffer, Kurtis R. 2004. “A Letter to the Editors of the Buddhist Canon in Fourteenth-Century Tibet: The ‘Yig mkhan rnams la gdams pa’ of Bu ston Rin chen grub. Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 124, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun.), pp. 265-281.

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