The Treasury of Lives

Amy Holmes Tagchungdarpa is an associate professor in Religious Studies at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California.

Published June 2023


Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Amy. 2018. “Educating the New Himalayan Woman: Global Networks of Gendered Education, Religion, and Commerce in Darjeeling and Kalimpong,” Journal of Women’s History 30.3, 64-81.

Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Amy. 2014. Excavating the Stories of Border-Crossing Women Masters in Modern Buddhism: The Oral Biography of Pelling Ani Wangdzin and Her Family,” in Understanding Buddhism Through Biographies of Buddhists, edited by Todd Lewis. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, pp. 257-264.

Huber, Toni. 1999.The Cult of Pure Crystal Mountain: Popular pilgrimage and Visionary Landscape in Southeast Tibet. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rhodes, Nicholas and Deki. 2006. A Man of the Frontier: S. W. Laden La (1876–1936)—His Life and Times in Darjeeling and Tibet. Kolkata, India: Progressive Art House.