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 December 2009


Roerich, George, trans. 1996. The Blue Annals. 2nd ed. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas, pp. 451-462.

Khenpo Konchog Gyeltsen, trans. 1990. The Great Kagyu Masters: The Golden Lineage Treasury. Ithaca: Snow Lion, pp. 187-203.

Stewart, Jampa Mackenzie. 2004. The Life of Gampopa, Second Edition. Ithaca: Snow Lion.

Sgam po pa bsod nams lhun grub. 1972. Bsod nams rin chen gyi rnam thar. Pelimpur: Sungrab Nyamso Gyunphel Parkhang, Tibetan Craft Community, vol. 2, pp. 1-235.

Bsod nams rin chen, transcribed by 'Ba' rom pa. 1972. Untitled biography of Bsod nams rin chen. In Bka' brgyud yid bzhin nor bu yi 'phreng ba, O rgyan pa rin chen dpal, ed. Leh: Tashigangpa, pp. 245-270.

Rgyal thang pa bde chen rdo rje. 1973. Dags po rin po che'i rnam par thar pa. In Dkar brgyud gser 'phreng. Pelimpur: Tashijong, pp. 267-339.

Trungram Gyatrul Rinpoche Sherpa. 2004. Gampopa, the Monk and the Yogi: His Life and Teachings. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University.

Zhwa dmar 02 Mkha' spyod dbang po. 1978. Sgam po pa'i rnam thar kun khyab snyan pa'i ba dan. In The Collected Writings (Gsung 'bum) of the Second Zhwa dmar Mkha' spyod dbang po. Gangtok: Gonpo Tseten, vol. 1, pp. 318-433.

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