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


Goldstein, Melvyn, Dawei Sherap, and William Siebenschuh. 2004. A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye. Berkeley: University of California Press.

McLennan, Pelden. n.d. “Realization in Action: The Life of Gara Lama Nora Rinpoche.” Unpublished paper.

Peng Wenbin. “Frontier Process, Provincial Politics and Movements for Khampa Autonomy During the Republican Period.” In Kham-pa Histories. Lawrence Epstein, ed., pp. 57-84. Leiden: Brill.

Rje drung 'jam pel rgyal mtshan. 1985. Ri bo che dgon pa dang rje drung sprul sku mga ra ra bla ma bcas kyi lo rgyus rags bsdus. In Bod kyi rig gnas lo rgyus dpyad gzhi'i rgyu cha bdams bsgrigs, 'don thengs drug pa. Lhasa: Bod ljongs chab gros rig gnas lo rgyud dpyad gzhi'i rgyud cha zhib 'jug u yon lhan khang.

Skal bzang bkra shis. 1996. Mgar ra bla mas lu'u cun dmag khams khul 'byor skabs mnyam 'brel dang go min tang skabs bod sog u yon lhan khang gi u yon sogs byas skor. In Bod kyi lo rgyus rig gnas dpyad gzhi'i rgyu cha bdams bsgrigs, vol. 10 (19), pp. 113-122. Beijing: mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

Tsomu, Yudru. 2019. "The Rise of a Political Strongman in Dergé in the Early Twentieth Century. The Story of Jagö Topden." In Frontier Tibet: Patterns of Change in Sino- Tibetan Borderlands, Stéphane Gros, editor. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Tuttle, Gray. 2005. Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China. New York: Columbia University Press.

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