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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 August 2011


Bstan ’dzin lung rtogs nyi ma. 2004. Grub dbang sku phreng gsum pa nges don bstan 'dzin bzang po (gdan rabs 5). In Snga ’gyur rdzogs chen chos ’byung chen mo, pp. 339-343. Beijing: Krong go’i bod rigs dpe skrun khang.

Cuevas, Bryan. 2003. The Hidden History of the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 204-205.

Gu ru bkra shis. 1990. Gu bkra’i chos ’byung. Beijing: Krung go’i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang, pp. 800-808.

Ye shes rdo rje. 1996. Rdzogs sprul nges don bstan 'dzin bzang po'i rnam thar mdor bsdus. In Gangs can mkhas dbang rim byon gyi rnam thar mdor bsdus bdud rtsi'i thigs phreng, vol. 2, pp. 275-282. Beijing: Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang.

Samten Chhosphel
August 2011

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