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Samten Chhosphel is an independent scholar with PhD from the Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS) at Sarnath, Varanasi, India. He has a Master’s degree in Writing and Publishing from Emerson College, Boston, MA. After serving as the In-charge of Publication Department of CUTS for  26 years, he immigrated to the United States in 2009 and is currently an adjunct Assistant Professor at the City University of New York, and Language Associate in Columbia University.

Published December 2009

Updated October 2012


Bkra shis thobs rgyal. 1990. Bstan pa'i snying po gsang chen snga 'gyur nges don zab mo'i chos kyi yung ba gsal bar byed pa'i legs bshad mkhas pa dga' byed ngo mtshar gtam gyi rol mtsho. Delhi: Tibetan Cultural Printing Press.

Dudjom Rinpoche. 2002. The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism.. Gyurme Dorje and Matthew Kapstein, trans. Boston: Wisdom.

Dalton, Jacob. 2002. The Uses of the Dgongs pa 'dus pa'i mdo in the Development of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism. PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, pp. 161-203.

Kun bzang 'gro 'dul rdo rje. 2004. Thub bstan rdo rje brag dgon gyi byung bam do tsam drjod pa ngo mtshar bai+DUr+ya’i phreng ba, pp. 51-55. TBRC W00KG03797.

Ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho. 2007. Byang pa rig 'dzin chen po ngag gi dbang po'i rnam par thar pa ngo mtshar bkod pa rgya mtsho (byang chen rnam thar). In Gsung 'bum/ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho, vol. 8, pp. 669-796. Dharamsala: Nam gsal sgron ma. TBRC W2CZ5990.

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