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Sonam Dorje received an MA in Tibetan Language and Literature from Qinghai Nationalities University in 2012. Based in Amdo, he is currently involved in a Tibetan oral history project as well as film translation.

Published January 2016


Cabot, Mabel H. 2003.Vanished Kingdoms: A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China & Mongolia, 1921-1925. New York: Aperture in association with the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, pp. 157-163.

Deitle, Benjamin. 2013. "Makzor Gonpo and the Chone Kangyur." In Schaeffer, Kurtis R., Matthew Kapstein, and Gray Tuttle,Sources of Tibetan Tradition, pp. 596-600. New York: Columbia University Press.

Dkon mchog 'jigs med dbang po. 1971. Co je'i bstan 'gyur gyi dkar chag yid bzhin nor bu'i phreng ba. In Dkon mchog 'jigs med dbang po'i gsung 'bum, v. 5, pp. 1-528. New Delhi: Ngawang Gelek Demo, pp. 374-468. TBRC W1KG9560.

Dkon mchog rgya mtsho. 2003. Gangs ljongs skyes ma'i lo rgyus sbyi bshad. Lha sa: bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, p. 123. TBRC W29229.

Menheit, Susan. 2009. "Notes on the Cone Bka' 'gyur and Bstan 'gyur in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C." Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Issue 5.

Mgon po dbang rgyal. 1997. Co je sa skyong gi lo rgyus klu chu sngon mo'i gyer dbyangs. Lan kru'u: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp. 40-43. TBRC W19834.

Pu Wencheng蒲文成. 1990.Gan-Qing Zangchuan Fojiao siyuan [Gansu and Qinghai Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries].Xining 西宁: Qinghai minzu chubanshe 青海民族出版社 [Qinghai Nationalities Press], pp. 530-1.

Rock, Joseph F. 1928. "Life Among the Lamas of Choni," National Geographic Magazine, vol. LIV, November, pp. 569.

Tuttle, Grey. "The Kingdom of Choné." THL Place Library. University of Virginia, 3 July 2011. Web. Accessed May 12, 2015.

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