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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 August 2010


Cabezón, José Ignacio. 2006. The Hermitages of Sera. Charlottesville: The Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library, pp. 103-104.

Grags pa 'byungs gnas and Blo bzang mkhas grub. 1992. Gangs can mkhas sgrub rim byon ming mdzod, Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp. 1056-1058.

Don rdor and bstan 'dzin chos grags. 1993. Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gig rags can mi sna. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, pp. 224-296.

Thub bstan rgya mtsho. 1981. Mkhan chen yongs 'dzin rdo rje 'chang blo bzang tshul khrims byams pa rgya mtsho dpal bzang po'i rnam thar mkhas mang mdzes par byed pa'i don bzang me tog gi mgul rgyan gsar pa. Delhi: International Academy of Indian Culture, vol. 1, pp. 11-324.

A biography of Jampa Gyatso by Rgyal ba tshul khrims rgya mtsho is listed in Sonam Dondrub's catalog of Tibetan biographies, no. 1367. See: Bsod nams don grub. 2000. Bod kyi lo rgyus dpe tho. Lhasa: Bod ljongs Mi dmangs Dpe skrun khang.

Samten Chhosphel
August 2010

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