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Ariana Maki is Associate Director of the Tibet Center and Bhutan Initiative at the University of Virginia and holds a Ph.D. in Art History with specializations in Buddhist and Himalayan Art.

Published September 2010


Ardussi, John A. 1999. "Gyelse Tendzin Rabgye and the Founding of Taktsang Lhakang."Journal of Bhutan Studies, vol. 1 no. 1, p.36-63

Ardussi, John A. 2008. "Gyelse Tendzin Rabgye (1638-1696), Artist Ruler of 17th Century Bhutan." InThe Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan, Terese Tse Bartholomew and John Johnston, eds., pp. 88-99. Chicago: Serindia.

Aris, Michael. 1979.Bhutan: The Early History of a Himalayan Kingdom. Warminster, England: Aris and Phillips.

Ngag dbang lhun grub. 1720.Bstan 'dzin rab rgyas kyi rnam thar. Thimphu: Byang chub chos gling.

Ngawang Tendzin. 2001. "Guide to Chari Monastery: A Brief History of Chari Vajraya Monastery."Journal of Bhutan Studies, Vol. 5, p.42-49.

Slob dpon gnag mdog. 1969.'Brug sde srid khri rabs bcud bsdus snying po. Thimphu: Department of Education.

Yonten Dargye. 2001.History of the Drukpa Kagyud School in Bhutan: 12th to 17th Century A.D.Omega Traders, India.

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