The Treasury of Lives

J. Arya Moallem is a PhD candidate in History and East Asian Languages at Harvard University. His dissertation research focuses on the life and times of Miwang Polhane Sonam Tobgye, and works to situate his particular mode of lay kingship within Qing, Inner Asian, and Early Modern contexts.

Published June 2023


Bailey, Cameron. 2017. "A Feast or Scholars: The Life and Works of Sle lung Bzhad pa’i rdo rje." DPhil diss., University of Oxford.

Blo bzang ye shes, and Dpal ldan ye shes. 2014. Paṇ chen sku phreng lnga pa blo bzang ye shes kyi rnam thar [Total Liberation of the 5th Panchen, Lobzang Yeshe]. 2 vols. Beijing: Krung go’i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang.

Da Qing lichao shilu 大清歷朝實錄 [The Veritable Records of the Qing Dynasty]. 1964. Compiled by reign. Printed Tokyo, 1937. Reprint, Taipei: Huawen.

Kangxi chao Manwen zhupi zouzhe quanyi 康熙朝滿文硃批奏摺全譯 [Complete translation of the Manchu palace memorials of the Kangxi reign]. 1996. Edited by Zhongguo diyi lishi danga’an guan. Beijing: Zhongguo shehui kexue chubanshe.

Klong rdol ngag dbang blo bzang. Bstan pa'i sbyin bdag byung tshul gyi ming gi grangs [Patrons of the Dispensation: Background and an Enumeration of Names]. In Gsung 'bum/ Ngag dbang blo bzang [The Collected Works of Ngawang Lozang]. BDRC W87.

Lcang skya Rol pa'i rdo rje. 2003. Rje btsun blo bzang bskal bzang rgya mtsho dpal bzang po'i zhal snga nas kyi rnam thar mdo tsam brjod pa dpag bsam rin po che'i snye ma [Fruits of the Wish-Fulfilling [Tree]: The Brief Total Liberation of [the Seventh Dalai Lama] Jetsun Lobzang Kelzang Gyatso Pelzangpo, as Told by Himself]. In Gsung 'bum/ Rol pa'i rdo rje [The Collected Works of Rolpai Dorje], vol. 1 pp. 3-1117. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives. BDRC W29035.

Petech, Luciano. 1950. China and Tibet in the Early 18th Century: History of the Establishment of Chinese Protectorate in Tibet. Leiden: Brill.

Petech, Luciano. 1952. I missionari italiani nel Tibet e nel Nepal. 6 vols. Il Nuovo Ramusio; vol. 2. Roma: Libreria dello Stato.

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

Rdo ring bstan 'dzin dpal 'byor. 1988. Dgaʼ bzhi baʼi mi rabs kyi byung ba brjod pa zol med gtam gyi rol mo [The History of the House of Gazhi, Music of Candid Speech]. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang. W28259.

Schuh, Dieter. 2010. “Khangchenne (Khang-chen-nas bSod-nams rgyal-po).” In the Tibet-Encyclopaedia.

Shakabpa, Tsepon Wangchuck Deden. 2009. One Hundred Thousand Moons: An Advanced Political History of Tibet. Translated by Derek F. Maher. Leiden: Brill.

Sle lung Bzhad pa’i rdo rje. 1983-85. Gsung 'bum/ Bzhad pa'i rdo rje [The Collected works of Zhepai Dorje]. Leh: T. Sonam & D.L. Tashigang. W22130.

Sperling, Elliot. 2012. "Pho-Lha-Nas, Khang-Chen-Nas, and the Last Era of Mongol Domination in Tibet." Rocznik Orientalistyczny vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 195–211.

Tshe ring dbang rgyal. 2002. Dpal mi'i dbang po’i rtogs pa brjod pa 'jig rten kun tu dga' ba'i gtam [Exemplary Deeds of the Lord of Men: A Story to Delight the World]. Chengdu: Si khron mi rigs dpe skrun khang. W2DB25428.

Vannini, Fulgentius. 1976. The Bell of Lhasa. New Delhi: Messers Devarsons.

Xizang bowuguan [The Tibet Museum]. Lishi de zhengjian: Xizang bowuguan cang lidai zhongyang zhengfu zhi Zang wenwu jicui 歷史的證件:西藏博物館藏歷代中央政府治藏文物集萃 [Witness to History: A Collection of Cultural Relics from the Tibet Museum Concerning Successive Central [Chinese] Governments’ Rule of Tibet]. 2015. Edited by He Xiaodong. Chengdu: Sichuan meishu chubanshe.

Yuan yilai xizang difang yu zhongyang zhengfu guanxi dang’an shiliao huibian 元以來西藏地方與中央政府關係檔案史料彙編 [Collection of Archival Historical Materials regarding the Relations between Tibet and the Central Government since the Yuan]. 1995. Beijing: Zhongguo zangxue chubanshe.

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