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 March 2023


Anon. 2000.PaN chen sku phreng dgu pa blo bzang thub bstan chos kyi nyi ma gang gi dgung tshigs dang bstun pa'i mdzad rnam rags bsgrigs.InBod kyi rig gnas lo rgyus dpyad gzhiʼi rgyu cha bdams bsgrigs 22. Par gzhi dang po par thengs dang po, Mi rigs dpe skrun khang.Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC), [BDRC bdr:MW00KG01520]

Bell, Charles. 1924.Tibet: Past and Present. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Goldstein, Melvyn. 1989.A History of Modern Tibet, 1913-1959: The Demise of the Lamaist State. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Ho, Dahpon David. 2008. "The Men Who Would not Be Amban and the One Who Would: Four Frontline Officials and Qing Tibet Policy, 1905–1911."Modern China, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 210–146.

Jagou, Fabienne. 1996. "A Pilgrim's Progress: The Perigrinations of the 6th Panchen Lama."Lungta, vol. 1, no. 10, pp. 12–23. Reprinted inThe History of Tibet, ed. Alex McKay. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003, vol. 3, pp. 419–434

Jagou, Fabienne. 2011.The Ninth Panchen Lama (1883–1937): A Life at the Crossroads of Sino-Tibetan Relations. Translated by Rebecca Bissett Beuchel. Paris: École Française D'Extrême-Orient and Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books.

'Jam dbyangs bzhad pa 05 blo bzang 'jam dbyangs ye shes bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan.Blo bzang thub bstan chos kyi nyi ma'i rnam thar stod cha dang smad cha.Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC), Accessed 27 Sept. 2022. [BDRC bdr:MW8LS18340]

'Jam dbyangs bzhad pa 05 blo bzang 'jam dbyangs ye shes bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan, and Chos kyi nyi ma.Skyabs mgon thams cad mkhyen pa blo bzang thub bstan chos kyi nyi ma dge legs rnam rgyal dpal bzang po'i zhal snga nas kyi thun mong ba'i rnam par thar pa rin chen dbang gi rgyal po'i 'phreng ba zhes bya ba'i smad cha (ka rnam thar).InGsung 'bum thub bstan chos kyi nyi ma, vol. 2, pp. 3–838. Bkra Shis Lhun Po’i Gzhung.Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC), [BDRC bdr:MW3572_0A3686]

Richardson, Hugh. 1978. "A Scandal at Tashilhunpo."Journal of Tibetology, no. 1, pp. 24–25.

Shakabpa, Tsepon Wangchuk Deden. 2010.One Hundred Thousand Moons: An Advanced Political History of Tibet.Trans. Derek Maher. Leiden: Brill.

Snelling, John. 1993.Buddhism in Russia: The Story of Agvan Dorzhiev, Lhasa's Emissary to the Tzar. London: Element.

Tuttle, Gray. 2005.Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China. New York: Columbia University Press.

Tuttle, Gray. 208. “Shambhala: The Politics of Messianic Tibetan Buddhism in Modern China.” InL’image du Tibet aux XIXeme-XXeme siecles/ The Image of Tibet in the 19th and 20th centuries. Edited by Monica Esposito. Paris: École française d’Extrême-Orient, 303-327.

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