The Treasury of Lives

Michelle Sorensen is Assistant Professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department at Western Carolina University. She completed her PhD in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University in 2013.

Published March 2011


Chos kyi seng ge. 1974.Zhi byed dang gcod yul gyi chos 'byung rin po che'i phreng ba thar pa'i rgyan. InGcod kyi chos skor, pp. 411-597. New Delhi: Tibet House.

Dpa' bo gtsug lag phreng ba. 2003.Chos 'byung mkhas pa'i dga' ston. Sarnath, India: Vajra Vidya Library, 1369-1371.

Martin, Dan. 2005. “The Woman Illusion? Research into the lives of Spiritually Accomplished Women Leaders of the 11thand 12thCenturies.” InWomen in Tibet, eds. Janet Gyatso and Hanna Havnevik. New York, NY: Columbia. 49-82.

Martin, Dan. 2006. “Padampa Sanggye: A History of Representation of a South Indian Siddha in Tibet.” InHoly Madness: Portrait of Tantric Siddhas, ed. Rob Linrothe. New York, Rubin Museum of Art. 108-123.

Martin, Dan. 2008. “The Tingri Hundred.”

Ma gcig lab sgron. 1974.Phung po gzan skyur gyi rnam bshad gcod kyi don gsal byed. InGcod kyi chos skor. Byams pa bsod nams, ed., pp. 10-410. New Delhi: Tibet House.

Machik Labdron. 2003.Machik's Complete Explanation: Clarifying the Meaning of Chöd: A Complete Explanation of Casting Out the Body as Food (Phung po gzan skyur gyi rnam bshad gcod kyi don gsal byed). Sarah Harding, trans. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion.

Pha dam pa sangs rgyas. 1978/9.The Tradition of Pha Dampa Sangyas: A Treasured Collection of his Teachings Transmitted by T[h]ug[s] sras Kun dga’, ed. Barbara Nimri Aziz, 5 vols. Timphu, Bhutan: Kunsang Tobgey.

Pha dam pa sangs rgyas. 2008.Lion of Siddhas: The Life and Teachings of Padampa Sanggye. David Molk and Lama Tsering Wangdu Rinpoche, trans. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion.

Roerich, George, trans. 1996.The Blue Annals. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas.

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