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Yangchen Dolkar Tsatultsang is the second daughter of Rinchen and Tseyang Sadutshang. She co-authored her mother's memoir, My Youth in Tibet, which was published by LTWA in 2012. She studied Buddhist philosophy for several years at Rangjung Yeshe Institute in Kathmandu and completed a two-year translation course at the International Buddhist Academy (IBA).  

Published March 2023

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Larsen, Knud, and Amund Sinding-Larsen. 2001. The Lhasa Atlas: Traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape. London: Serindia Publications.

Sa 'du rin chen. 2017. brjod par dka ba'i mi tshe'i lo rgyus. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.

Sadutshang, Rinchen. 2016. A Life Unforeseen: A Memoir of Service to Tibet. Somerville: Wisdom Publications.

Sadutshang, Tseyang. 2012. My Youth in Tibet: Recollections of a Tibetan Woman. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.

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