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 March 2021


Jackson, David. 2005. Saint in Seattle. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

'Jigs med bsam grub. 1995. Sga len dgon pa (sde dge rdzong). In Dkar mdzes khul gyi dgon sde so so'i lo rgyus gsal bar bshad pa, vol. 1, pp. 456-458. Beijing: Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang. A translation at Tib Shelf is here.

Namkhai Norbu. 2012. Lamp that Enlightens Narrow Minds: The Life and Times of a Realized Tibetan Master, Khyentse Chokyi Wangchug. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.

Orofino, Giacomella. 2021. "At the End of an Era: The Forgotten Story of 'Jam dbyangs Mkhyen brtse Chos kyi dbang phyug (1909–1960)." In Nonsectarianism (ris med) in 19th- and 20th-Century Eastern Tibet: Religious Diffusion and Cross-fertilization beyond the Reach of the Central Tibetan Government, Klaus-Dieter Mathes and Gabriele Coura, editors. Leiden: Brill, pp. 18–32.

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