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


Don rdor, bstan 'dzin chos grags. 1993. Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gi grags can mi sna. Lhasa: bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, pp. 634-635. W19803

Dungkar Losang Khrinley. 2002. Dung dkar tshig mdzod chen mo. Beijing: krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang, pp. 1495-1496. W26372

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, pp. 45-48. 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. 277-280. TBRC W19708.

Ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho. 2009. "Byang pa rig 'dzin chen po ngag gi dbang po'i rnam par thar pa ngo mtshar bkod pa rgya mtsho (byang chen rnam thar)." In Gsung 'bum/_ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho, Vol. 8, 669 – 796. Dharamsala: Nam gsal sgron ma. TBRC W2CZ5990.

Pad+ma phrin las. 1972. Bka' ma mdo dbang gi bla ma brgyud pa'i rnam thar: Accounts of Eminent Masters in the Transmission Lineage of the 'Dus pa mdo Tantra. Leh: S. W. Tashigangpa, pp. 427-453. TBRC W21523

Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol. The Life of Shabkar: The Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin. Trans. Matthieu Ricard. Albany, NY: State University of New York, 1994, p. 46.

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