The Treasury of Lives

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 May 2013


Blo bzang 'phrin las. 2009. Dung dkar tshig mdzod chen mo. Beijing: krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang, p. 1494. TBRC W26372

Blondeau, A.M. 1980. “Analysis of the biographies of Padmasambhava according to Tibetan tradition: classification of sources.” In Tibetan Studies in Honour of Hugh Richardson, pp. 45-52. Michael Aris and Aung San Suu Kyi, eds. Warminster: Aris and Philips.

Bkra shis stobs rgyal. 1976 (1602?). Rig 'dzin grub pa'i dbang phyug chen po pad+ma 'byung gnas kyi rnam par thar pa ngo mtshar phun sum tshogs pa'i rgya mtsho. Gangtok: Sherab Gyaltshen Lama. TBRC W8873.

Don rdor and Bstan 'dzin chos grags. 1993. Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gi grags can mi sna. Lhasa: bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, pp. 615-616. TBRC W19803

Ehrhard, Franz-Karl. "'An Ocean of Marvelous Perfections:' A 17th-Century Padma bka'i thang yig from Sa skya pa School." In: Tibetan Literary Genres, Texts, and Text Types, edited by Jim Rheingans, 139-181. Leiden: Brill, 2015.

Kun bzang 'gro 'dul rdo rje. 2004. Thub bstan rdo rje brag dgon gyi byung ba mdo tsam drjod pa ngo mtshar bai DU r+ya'i phreng ba, p. 49. TBRC W00KG03797

Kun bzang nges don klong yangs. 1976. Bod du 'byung ba'i gsang sngags snga 'gyur gyi bstan 'dzin skyes mchog rim byon gyi rnam thar nor bu'i do shal. Dalhousie: Damchoe Sangpo, pp. 269-277. TBRC W19708

Ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho. 2009. Gter ston chos rgyal bkra shis stobs rgyal gyis spyan drangs pa'i gter chos khag gi skor. In Gsung Bum, Vol. V, pp. 197-210. Beijing: krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang. TBRC W1PD107937

Pad+ma 'phrin las. 1972. Chos rgyal bkra shis stobs rgyal dbang po'i sde'i rnam thar. In Bka' ma mdo dbang gi bla ma brgyud pa'i rnam thar, pp. 461-478. Leh: S.W. Tashigangpa. TBRC W21523

Rag ra ngag dbang bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan. 1990. Deb ther khag lnga. Lhasa: Bod ljongs bod yig dpe rnying dpe skrun khang, p. 226. TBRC W22021.

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