The Treasury of Lives

Joseph McClellan received a PhD from Columbia University's Department of Religion in 2013. He has taught humanities at colleges in several countries and is now an independent translator and writer based in Asia.

Published November 2023


Avertin, Gyurme, trans. 2012. "Powerful Pith Instruction to Abstain from Tobacco," by Jikdral Tutop Lingpa. Lotsawa House.

Bya bral sangs rgyas rdo rje. N.d. dpal kaḥ thog pa'i chos 'byung rin po che'i phreng ba (pp. 77–87). BDRC IE0OPIE488F5F5

Chatral Rinpoche. 2007. Compassionate Action. Edited by Zach Larson. Ithaca, N.Y: Snow Lion Publications.

Dharmachakra Translation Committee, translator. 2006. Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom: Development Stage Meditation in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra. Ithaca, N.Y: Snow Lion Publications.

Dilgo Khyentse. 2017. The Life and Times of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö: The Great Biography by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Other Stories. Boulder: Shambhala.

Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. 2004. "A Few Remarks: An Explanation of the Praise to Noble Mañjuśrī Known as Glorious Wisdom’s Excellent Qualities." Translated by Adam Pearcey. Lotsawa House, 2004.

McLaughlin, Kim. 2001. "Khenpo Ngagchung and His Drupdra Project." Windhorse, Summer 2001.

Mkhan po ngag dga'. 1983. Ngag dbang dpal bzang gi rnam thar. 1 vols. Bir: D. Tsondu Senghe. BDRC bdr:W2CZ6243

Ngawang Pelzang. 2004. A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher. Translated by Padmakara Translation Committee. Boston: Shambhala.

Ngawang Pelzang. 2013. Wondrous Dance of Illusion: The Autobiography of Khenpo Ngawang Palzang, Ösel Rinchen Nyingpo Pema Ledrel Tsel. Translated by Nevin, Heidi and Leschly, Jakob. First edition. Boston: Snow Lion.

Nyoshul Khenpo. 2005. A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage: A Spiritual History of the Teachings on Natural Great Perfection. Translated by Richard Barron. Junction City, CA: Padma Publishing.

Smith, E. Gene. 2001. Among Tibetan Texts: History and Literature of the Himalayan Plateau. Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2001.

Tsering Lama Jampal Zangpo. 1988.A Garland of Immortal Wish-Fulfilling Trees: The Palyul Tradition of Nyingmapa. Translated by Sangye Khandro. Ithaca: Snow Lion.

Tulku Thondup. 1999. Masters of Meditation and Miracles: The Longchen Nyingthig Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Boston: Shambala, 1999.

Vajrāyudha. 2011. "The Praise to Mañjuśrī: Glorious Wisdom’s Excellent Qualities." Translated by Rigpa Translations. Lotsawa House, 2011.

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