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Sonam Tsering Ngulphu Sonam Tsering Ngulphu has a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies/East Asian Religions from Columbia University, New York. He completed his master's degrees from Harvard University and Central University for Tibetan Studies.

Published September 2023


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Bsod nams dpal 'bar, Hor khang. 1985. "Dge bshes chos kyi grags paʼi lo rgyus mdor bsdus." In Bod kyi rig gnas lo rgyus dpyad gzhiʼi rgyu cha bdams bsgrigs,Vol. 5:209–221. Mtsho sngon: Krung goʼi bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang. BDRC MW00KG01665_B883AB

Bsod nams dpal 'bar, Hor khang. 1990. “Introduction,” in Dge ʼdun chos ʼphel gyi gsung rtsom, Si khron: Bod ljongs bod yig dpe rnying dpe skrun khang, Vol. 1, p.1. BDRC MW27313

Bsod nams dpal 'bar, Hor khang. 1999. "Sger hor khang gsar pa'i mi rabs kyi byung ba dang phran hor khang bsod nams dpal 'bar rang nyid kyi gnas tshul mdo tsam bkod pa," Hor khang Bsod nams dpal 'bar gyi gsung rtsom phyogs bsgrigs [Collected Works of Horkhang Sonam Pelbar], 282–333. Beijing: Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang. BDRC W2MS811.

Byams pa bstan dar, Hor khang. 2018. "Hor khang dza sag bsod nams dpal 'bar." In Hor khang gsar paʼi mi rgyud rim byung gi lo rgyus rags bsdus dang hor khang mi thog bcu gsum pa byams pa bstan dar rang nyid kyi mi tsheʼi byung ba dang ʼbrel baʼi gtam zol med yid kyi dran glu. Par thengs dang po, Krung goʼi bod rig pa dus deb khang. pp. 30–43. BDRC MW4CZ354961

China Tibet Network. 我的藏族爸啦·霍康索朗边巴 (My Tibetan Dad, Huokang Suolang Bianba), 25 December 2003, Accessed on 24 July 2023.

Goldstein, Melvyn C. 2007. A History of Modern Tibet, Vol. 2: The Calm before the Storm 1951–1955. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Goldstein, Melvyn and Tashi Tsering (eds.), 1992. Oral history interview of Horkhang Sonam Pembar, 1992. Ohio: Case Western Reserve University, 1992. Accessed on July 24, 2023.

Hackett, Paul G. 2008. "Barbarian Lands: Theos Bernard, Tibet, and the American Religious Life," Ph.D. dissertation. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Columbia University. (Published as Hackett, Paul G. 2012. Theos Bernard, The White Lama. NY: Columbia University Press.)

Han, Xiaorong. "Knowing Tibet: Information Gathering and Policy Consultation in the PRC's Tibet Campaign in the Early 1950s." China Review, Volume 21, Number 3, August 2021, pp. 307–345.

Jackson, David. 2001/2023. "The Elusive American Tibetologist in Gendun Chöphel's Life: "The First White Lama" (Theos Bernard) and Their Dream of Tibetland, California," 194–264. (First Printed in Lungta, No. 14, 2001) Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines: numéro soixante-quatre Juillet 2022. Edited by Jonathan Silk and Leonard van der Kuijp. Accessed on July 24, 2023.

Jampa Tendar, Horkhang. 2005. "The Geshe Chödrak I knew and His Dictionary," Latse Library Newsletter, Fall 2005: 19-25. Trans. Lauran Hartley. Accessed on June 8, 2023.

Jones, Stephen. How 'not' to describe 1950s'Tibet, Stephen Jones Blog, 8 March 2020, Accessed on 28 July 2023.

Petech, Luciano. 1973. "Hor khang gsar," Aristocracy and Government in Tibet, 1728-1959. Serie Orientale Roma, v. 45. Roma: Istituto italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente.

Taring, Rinchen Dolma. 1986. Daughter of Tibet. London: Wisdom Publications.

Wei, Liu. "How was the 17-Article Agreement signed?" Trans. Fang Yinong and Zhang Mingyu. In, 17 May 2009, Accessed on 28 July 2023.

Woeser, Tsering. 2020. Forbidden Memory: Tibet during the Cultural Revolution. Photo. Tsering Dorje, Ed. Robert Barnett, Trans. Susan Chen, Foreword. Wang Lixiong. Lincoln: Potomac Books.

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