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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 February 2011


Anon. 1977.Rgyal dbang thams cad mkhyen pa lung rtogs rgya mtsho'i rnam thar.In'Phags pa'jig rten dbang phyug gi rnam sprul rim byon gyi 'khrungs rabs deb ther nor bu'i 'phreng ba,vol. 3, pp. 627-759. Dharamsala: Sku sger yig tshang, 1977.TBRC W22095.

De mo ho thog thu blo bzang thub bstan 'jigs med rgya mtsho. 1979 (1806).Rgyal ba'i dbang po thams cad mkhyen pa blo bzang bstan pa'i 'byung gnas ngag dbang lung rtogs rgya mtsho dpal bzang po'i zhal snga nas kyi rnam par thar pa mdor mtshon pa dad pa'i yid 'phrog. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.

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, pp. 894-896.

Grags pa 'byung gnas and Rgyal ba blo bzang mkhas grub. 1992.Gangs can mkhas grub rim byon mingmdzod. Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp. 401.

'Jigs med bsam gtan. 2000.Rgyal ba sku phreng dgu pa lung rtogs rgya mtsho'i chos srid mdzad rnam. InGong sa tA la'i bla ma sku phreng rim byon gyi chos srid mdzad rnam gsal bar bshad pa nges don gtam gyi snying po, pp. 604-613. Beijing: Mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

Maher, Derek. 2005. "The Ninth Dalai Lama, Lungtok Gyatso." In Brauen, Martin, ed.The Dalai Lamas: A Visual History. London: Serindia, pp. 129-131.

Rin chen nor bu. 1996.Rgya bal khyim mtshes rgyal khab la 'brel ba btsugs te gzhan gyi rig gnas slob sbyong dang nang 'dren byas pa. InBod kyi lo rgyus slob gzhi blo gsar 'jug pa'i 'bab stegs, pp. 125-133. Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

Rockhill, William Woodville. 1910. "The Dalai Lamas of Lhasa and their relations with the Manchu emperors of China, 1644-1908." T'oung Pao 11, pp. 1-104.

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