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 June 2022


Benard, Elisabeth. 2022. The Sakya Jetsunmas: The Hidden World of Tibetan Female Lamas. Boulder: Shambhala.

Fields, Rick. 2014. How the Swans Came to the Lake, 3rd edition. Boston: Shambhala. Jackson, David. 2003. Saint in Seattle: The Life of the Tibetan Mystic Dezhung Rinpoche. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Gdong thog bstan paʼi rgyal mtshan. 2006. Sde gzhung kun dgaʼ bstan paʼi nyi ma rin po cheʼi rnam thar. Shoreline, Washington: Sa Pan Bshad Grub Gling Nas Par Du Bskrun. BDRC W00KG09975

Goldstein, Melvyn, William Siebenschuh, and Tashi Tsering. 1997. The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.

Jamyang Sakya. 1990. Princess in the Land of the Snows. Boulder: Shambhala.

Parabola Magazine. 1980. "The Transmission of Blessings: An Interview with Deshung Rinpoche."Parabola vol. 5, no. 1 (Spring): "The Old Ones."

Ray, Reginald A. 2004. In the Presence of Masters: Wisdom from Thirty Contemporary Tibetan Buddhist Teachers. Boulder: Shambhala.

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