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 2019


Anon. 1983. Lo tsā ba 'gos chos grub. In Gangs ljongs skad gnyis smra ba du ma'i 'gyur byang blo gsal dga' skyed, vol. 1, pp. 55-56. Lanzhou: Kan lho bod rigs rang skyong khul rtsom sgyur cu'u. BDRC W24697.

Buswell, Robert E, Jr., and Donald S. Lopez, Jr., eds. 2014. The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism. Princeton: University of Princeton Press.

Li Ming and Ma De. 2017. "Avalokiteśvara and the Dunhuang Dhāraṇī Spells of Salvation in Childbirth." In Chinese and Tibetan Esoteric Buddhism. Yael Bentor and Meir Shahar, eds. Leiden: Brill. 338-354.

Powers, John. 1992. "Lost in China, Found in Tibet: How Wonch'uk Became the Author of the Great Chinese Commentary." Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, vol. 15, no 1, pp. 95-103.

Shōju Inaba. 1977. "On Chos-grub's Translation of the Chieh-shen-mi-ching-shu." In Buddhist Thought and Asian Civilization Essays in Honor of Herbert V. Guenther on His Sixtieth Birthday, Leslie S. Kawamura and Keith Scott, eds. Emeryville: Dharma Publishing.

Skal bzang sgrol ma. 1988-2009. Lo tsā ba 'gos chos grub dang khong gi 'gyur rtsom mdo mdzangs blun gyi lo tsā'i thabs rtsal skor la dpyad pa. In Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig, vol. 77, pp. 35-57. Beijing: Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig dus deb khang.

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