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 September 2010


'Brug chen IV Padma dkar po. 1973. Chos 'byung bstan pa'i padma rgyas pa'i nyin byed. In Collected Works (Gsung 'bum) of Kun mkhyen Padma dkar po, vol. 2. Darjeeling: Kargyud sungrab nyamso khang, pp. 317 ff.

Chattopadhyaya, Alaka. 1967. "Thon mi Sambhota." In Atisha and Tibet, pp. 198-211. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass.

Don rdor and Bstan ’dzin chos grags. Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gig rags can mi sna, bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, pp. 31-34

Grags pa 'byung gnas and Rgyal ba blo bzang mkhas grub. 1992. Gangs can mkhas grub rim byon ming mdzod. Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp. 816-818

K. Angrup Lahuli. 2000. Thon mi kun tu bzang po’i rnam thar. Sarnath: Central University of Tibetan Studies.

Miller, Roy Andrew. 1963. "Thon-mi Sambhota and His Grammatical Treatises." Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 83 no. 4, pp. 485-502.

Miller, Roy Andrew. 1983. . "Thon-mi Sambhota and His Grammatical Treatises Reconsidered." In Steinkellner, Ernst, and Helmut Tauscher, eds, Contributions onTibetanLanguage, History, and Culture. Proceedings of the Csoma de Kőrös Symposium, pp. 183-205.

Roerich, George, trans. 1996. The Blue Annals. 2nd ed. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas, 218‑219.

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