The Treasury of Lives

Joseph McClellan received a PhD from Columbia University's Department of Religion in 2013. He has taught humanities at colleges in several countries and is now an independent translator and writer based in Asia.

Published January 2024


Blo gros rgya mtsho. 2002. Rnam thar padmaʼi phreng ba. Zhang kang: Zhang kang gyi ling dpe skrun kung zi. BDRC W30417.

Bya bral sangs rgyas rdo rje. n.d.. Dpal kaḥ thog pa'i chos byung rin chenphreng ba. Snga gyur bstan pa'i ' byung gnas kaḥthog rdo rjei gdan. BDRC W3CN3398.

Dalai Lama XIV. 2007. "A Letter About Katok Getse Rinpoche." Translated by Light of Berotsana Lama Choying Namgyal. Dge rtse 03 'gyur med rnam rgyal. n.d. Bdud 'dul phur pa gnam lcags spu gri'i bsnyen yig. BDRC MW8LS20204.

Dge rtse 03 'gyur med rnam rgyal. 2004. Rtsa rlung thug le khrid rim zhal lung bdud rtsi'i thigs pa. In Snyan brgyud khrid chen bcu gsum skor, edited by Mkhan chen 'jam dbyangs rgyal mtshan and Dge rtse 03 'gyur med rnam rgyal, vol. 13, pp. 763–904. KaH thog: KaH thog dgon pa. BDRC MW30199_4C2EC6.

Dge rtse 03 'gyur med rnam rgyal. 2014. Gsung 'bum kaH thog dge rtse bstan pa rnam rgyal. Chengdu: Si khron dus deb tshogs pa si khron mi rigs dpe skrun khang. BDRC W3CN8142.

Dilgo Khyentse. 2017. The Life and Times of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö: The Great Biography by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Other Stories. Edited by Janine Schulz. Translated by Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche and Khenpo Sonam Phuntsok. Boulder, CO: Shambhala.

Kunsang, Erik Pema, and Marcia Binder Schmidt, eds. 2011. Freedom in Bondage: The Life and Teachings of Adeu Rinpoche. Hong Kong: Rangjung Yeshe Publications.

Mkhan chen 'jam dbyangs rgyal mtshan. 1996. Kaḥ thog pa'i lo rgyus mdor bsdus. Chengdu: Si khron mi rigs dpe skrun khang, BDRC W20396.

Nyoshul Khenpo. 2005. A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage: A Spiritual History of the Teachings on Natural Great Perfection. Translated by Richard Barron. Junction City, CA: Padma Publications.

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