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.

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 March 1924


A 'dzom rgyal sras 'gyur med rdo rje. 1945.'Gro 'dul dpa' bo rdo rje'i rnam thar skal bzang yid kyi gdung sel. Blockprint, A 'dzom gar. TBRC W1CZ2549

A 'dzom rgyal sras 'gyur med rdo rje. 1973.Gung 'thor bu phyogs bsdus pod 'di gnyis kyi spar byang smon tshig thung ngu. InGsung thor bu dri med 'od zer a 'dzom par ma ldi lir bskyar par brgyab pa, vol. 2, p. 607.TBRC W12829.

Bradburn, Leslie. 1995.Masters of the Nyingma Lineage. Cazadero: Dharma Publications.

Bstan 'dzin lung rtogs nyi ma. 2004.A 'dzoms 'brug rgan 'gro 'dul dpa' bo rdo rje. InSnga 'gyur rdzogs chen chos 'byung chen mo, pp. 615-622. Beijing: Krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang.TBRC W27401.

Bstan 'dzin nor bu. 1995.A 'dzom lo rgyus mdor bsdus. InDkar mdzes khul gyi dgon sde so so'i lo rgyus gsal bar bshad pa, Beijing: Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang, 1995, vol. 3, pp. 140-146.TBRC W19997.

Jacoby, Sarah. 2014. Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 213-216.

'Jam dbyangs chos kyi blo gros. 1981-1985.'Khrul zhig bde chen dpa' bo rdo rje'i zhabs brtan sogs. InGsung 'bum 'jam dbyangs chos kyi blo gros. Gangtok: Dzongsar Khyentse Labrang, vol. 2, pp. 255-258.TBRC W21813.

'Jam dbyangs rgyal mtshan. 1996.Rgyal ba kaH thog pa'i lo rgyus mdor bsdus.Chengdu: Si khron mi rigs dpe skrun khang, p.142.

Nyoshul Khenpo.A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems. Richard Barron, trans. Junction City, California: Padma Publication, 2005.

Thub bstan bshad sgrub rgya mtsho. 1985.Grub brnyes rig 'dzin 'gro 'dul dpa' bo rdo rje'i gdung rten mchod rten lha khang sgrub sde bcas bzhengs pa'i dkar chag phan bde'i dga' tshal. InGsung 'bum thub bstan bshad sgrub rgya mtsho, vol. 1, pp. 699-714. Bylakuppe: Nyingmapa Monastery.TBRC W21957. 1: 703 - 718., 1985.

Thub bstan snyan grags. 1973.Dang grol skor gsum gyi spar byang smon tshig. InGsung thor bu dri med 'od zer a 'dzom par ma ldi lir bskyar par brgyab pa, vol. 2, p. 353. Delhi: Sanje Dorje.TBRC W12829.

Tulku Thondup.Masters of Meditation and Miracles:The Longchen Nyingthig Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Boston: Shambhala, 1996.

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