Style guidelines for biographical essays, transliteration schema, and submission forms are available here
The Treasury of Lives annotates portraits of historical people. We currently feature only paintings in the collection of the Rubin Museum of Art. The interactive images allow users to identify figures and click through to their biographies. These are all available to copy and embed in external websites, preserving the links to the biographies on the Treasury.
Download high-quality, open-source maps of major regions of the Tibetan Plateau.
Learn about the history of Tibet through biographical timelines across the centuries.
A timeline of Tibetan Buddhism in America with 101 events starting in 1875 with Madam Blavatsky's Theosophical Society and ending in the Dalai Lama teaching in New York's Central Park in 1999.
Data exports for subscribers in CSV format. For a custom data request, please contact email@example.com. Data exports are dynamically generating using the most current data available.
Bibliographies, Lesson Plans and Syllabi for classroom use.
A faceted search of people and place records on The Treasury of Lives
Create a custom map view by choosing place records. Geodata exportable in CSV format.
Create a custom timeline of select individuals, view a timeline of the teachers and students of a particular person, or view a timeline of a particular incarnation line.
The TBRC RID number refers to the unique ID assigned by the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC.org) to each historical figure in their database of Tibetan literature.