The Treasury of Lives

Samten Chhosphel is an independent scholar with PhD from the Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS) at Sarnath, Varanasi, India. He has a Master’s degree in Writing and Publishing from Emerson College, Boston, MA. After serving as the In-charge of Publication Department of CUTS for  26 years, he immigrated to the United States in 2009 and is currently an adjunct Assistant Professor at the City University of New York, and Language Associate in Columbia University.

Published September 2010


Byams pa chos grags. N.d.Chab mdo byams pa gling gi gdan rabs. Chamdo: Chab mdo par 'debs bzo grwa par btab, pp. 436-449.

Don rdor and Bstan 'dzin chos grags. 1993.Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gi grags can mi sna. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, p. 786.

Dung dkar blo bzang 'phrin las. 2002.Dung dkar tshig mdzod chen mo. Beijing: Krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang, pp. 126‑127.

Grags pa 'byungs gnas and Blo bzang mkhas grub.1992.Gangs can mkhas sgrub rim byon ming mdzod.Lanzhou:Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, ISBN 7-5421-0200-1 pp. Ka 79-81.

Biographies of Longdol Lama are listed in Sonam Dondrub's catalog of Tibetan biographies, nos. 0132‑0137. See: Bsod nams don grub. 2000.Bod kyi lo rgyus dpe tho. Lhasa: Bod ljongs Mi dmangs Dpe skrun khang.

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