The Treasury of Lives

The Derge Parkhang was established in 1729 by King Tenpa Tsering. It houses printing blocks for the Derge edition of the Kangyur, edited by Situ Paṅchen Chokyi Jungne, and Tengyur, edited by Zhuchen Tsultrim Rinchen, under the patronage of King Lhachen Puntsok Tenpa, as well as a vast collection of other texts from every religious tradition of Tibet.


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Tuttle, Gray, and Kurtis R. Schaeffer. 2013. The Tibetan History Reader. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 200, 527.


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