The Treasury of Lives

Joel Gruber is teaching professor at the University of San Diego.

Published March 2012


Dodrupchen Rinpoche. 1967.The Biography of the Mahāpaṇḍita Vimalamitra. Calcutta, India: Sarat Press.

Dudjom Rinpoche. 2002.The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism. Gyurme Dorje and Matthew Kapstein, trans. Boston: Wisdom.

Faber, Flemming. 1989. “Vimalamitra—One or Two?” InStudies in Central and East Asian Religions 2,pp. 19-26.

Germano, David. 2002. “The Seven Descents and the Early History of Rnying ma Transmissions.” InThe Many Canons of Tibetan Buddhism,Helmut Eimer and David Germano, eds. Leiden: Brill, pp. 225-264.

Nyang ral nyi ma 'od zer. 1988.Chos ‘byung me tog snying po sbrang rtsi’i bcud (nyang chos ‘gyung).In Gangs can rig mdzod, vol. 5. Lhasa, Tibet: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpa skrun khang.

Nyang ral nyi ma 'od zer. 1989.Bka' thang zangs gling ma. Khreng tu'u: si khron mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp. 29 – 264.

Nyoshul Khenpo. 2005.A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems. Richard Barron, trans. Junction City, California: Padma Publication.

Rdzogs pa chen po snying thig gi lo rgyus chen mo.In Bka' ma shin tu rgyas pa (kaH thog), vol 34. Chengdu, China: pp 505-660.

Rgyal sras thugs mchog rtsal. 1991.Chos ‘byung rin po che’i gter mdzod bstan pa gsal bar byed pa’i nyi ‘od (klong chen chos ‘byung).In Gangs can rig mdzod, vol. 17. Lhasa, Tibet: Bod ljongs bod yig dpe rnying dpe skrun khang.

Valby, Jim. 2002.The Great History of Garab Dorje, Manjushrimitra, Śrī Siṃha, Jnanasutra and Vimalamitra.Italy:Shang Shung Edizioni.

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