The Treasury of Lives

Jörg Heimbel received his PhD from the University of Hamburg in 2014 where he is a lecturer for Classical and Colloquial Tibetan. He has published articles on topics such as the history of the Ngor and Sakya traditions, Buddhist ascetic traditions, vegetarianism, book culture, and Tibetan art. His recent book publications are Vajradhara in Human Form: The Life and Times of Ngor chen Kun dga’ bzang po (2017) and The Ngor Branch Monastery of Go mig (sTeng rgyud) in Spiti (2019). He is the founder of Ngor’s Textual Treasures, an interactive web application presenting the results of an ongoing cataloguing project of a collection of manuscripts from Ngor monastery.

Published February 2015


Dge slong Bkra shis dbang phyug (fl. 18th century) with additions by Zhu chen Tshul khrims rin chen (1697–1774). 2008. Dpal ldan stobs bcu mnga’ ba’i dbang phyug sras dang bcas pa thams cad kyi mkhyen brtse nus pa gcig tu bsdus pa’i ngo bo mkhan chen ’jam pa’i dbyangs byams pa tshul khrims dpal bzang po’i zhal snga nas kyi sku gsung thugs kyi gsang ba rmad du byung ba mdor bsdus te spel ba dad pa’i dkar bzhed pa’i zla zer. In Mkhan chen A pad Rin po che Yon tan bzang po (1927–2010), ed., Gsung ngag lam 'bras tshogs bshad chen mo, vol. 29 (ha), pp. 363–434. Kathmandu: Sachen International.

Dpal ldan chos skyong (1702–1760). 1985. E waṃ pa’i gdan rabs rin chen phreng mdzes kyi kha skong rtogs brjod byin rlabs ’dod dgu’i dpal ster. In Lam ’bras tshogs bshad, vol. 25, pp. 495-593. Dehra Dun: Sakya Centre.

Jackson, David P. 1989. “Sources on the Chronology and Succession of the Abbots of Ngor E-waṃ-chos-ldan.” Berliner Indologische Studien, vol. 4/5, pp. 49–94.

Mu po. 2002. Mkhan chen shes bya bzang po. In Gsung ngag rin po che lam bras bla ma brgyud pai rnam thar kun dus me long, pp. 143–144. Beijing: Mi rigs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W23724.

Sangs rgyas phun tshogs (1649–1705). 1985. Dpal e waṃ chos ldan gyi gdan rabs nor bu’i phreng ba. In Lam ’bras tshogs bshad, vol. 25, pp. 1-52. Dehra Dun: Sakya Centre.

Sangs rgyas phun tshogs (1649–1705). 2008. Bya bral ba sangs rgyas phun tshogs kyi myong ba brjod pa nges 'byung gtam gyi rol mtsho. In Gsung ngag lam 'bras tshogs bshad chen mo, vol. 29, pp. 145-264. Kathmandu: Sachen International.

Shar Mi nyag Rab sgang pa Byams pa Tshul khrims dpal bzang (1675–1710). 2008. 'Jam pa'i dbyangs sangs rgyas phun tshogs bkra shis grags pa rgyal mtshan dpal bzang po'i rnam par thar pa thub bstan snang ba'i nyin byed. In gSung ngag lam 'bras tshogs bshad chen mo, vol. 29, pp. 265-361. Kathmandu: Sachen International.

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