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 2021


Galli, Lucia. 2021. "Giving a Meaning to an Illusory Wealth. A Trader’s Pilgrimage." Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines, no. 58, pp. 5-59.

Gdong thog bstan pa’i rgyal mtshan. 1983. Rje btsun bla ma dpal e waM khang gsar mkhan chen gnag dbang blo gros gzhan phan snying po'i rnam thar mdor bsdus dad pa'i sbyangs snyan. In Lam 'bras slob bshad: The Sa-skya-pa Teachings of the Path and Fruit, According to the Tshar-pa Transmission. Sa skya Lam 'bras Literature Series, vol 8, pp. 389-414. Rajpur, Sakya Center.

Heimbel, Jörg. 2017. Vajradhara in Human Form: The Life and Times of Ngor chen Kun dga' bzang po. Lumbini: Lumbini International Research Institute.

Jackson, David. 2001. "The 'Bhutan Abbot' of Ngor: Stubborn Idealist with a Grudge against Shugs-ldan." Lungta, vol. 14, pp. 87-107.

Jackson, David. 2003. Saint in Seattle: The Life of the Tibetan Mystic Dezhung Rinpoche. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Jackson, David. 2020. Lama of Lamas: The Life of the Vajra-Master Chogye Trichen Rinpoche. Kathmandu: Vajra Books.

Klu lding mkhan chen rin po che 'jam dbyangs bstan pa'i nyi ma (b. 1931). 1927-2010.Rgyal bas lung bstan e waṃ pa'i rgyal tshab mkhan rabs rim byon gyi gdan rabs nor bu'i phreng ba yi yang skong nor bu'i phreng rgyan. In Lam 'bras 3, Mkhan chen a pad rin po che yon tan bzang po, editor, vol. 27 (sha), pp. 469–513. Kathmandu: Sachen International (Rgyal yongs sa chen).

Stearns, Cyrus. 2014. Taking the Result as the Path: Core Teachings of the Sakya Lamdre Tradition. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Thub bstan snying po. 2004. Gdan rabs 65 khang gsar ngag dbang blo gros gzhan phan snying po (1876-1954). In Ngor e waM chos ldan gyi lo rgyus ngo mtshar nor bu'i phreng ba, pp. 119-121. Hong Kong: shang kang then mA dpe skrun khan. BDRC W28738.

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