The Treasury of Lives

Samten Chhosphel earned his PhD from CIHTS in India where he served as the head of Publication Dept. for 26 years. He has a Master’s degree in Writing and Publishing from Emerson College, Boston. Currently he is an adjunct Assistant Professor at the City University of New York, and Language Associate in Columbia University, NY.

Published October 2010


Blo bzang chos kyi nyi ma. 1983.Bla chen dgongs pa rab gsal sogs kyi rnam thar khag gsum; Rare Buddhist Manuscript from the U.S.S.R., vol.2. New Delhi: Tibet House, pp. 1-15.

Davidson, Ronald. 2005.Tibetan Renaissance.New York: Columbia University Press.

Grags pa 'byung gnas and Rgyal ba blo bzang mkhas grub. 1992.Gangs can mkhas grub rim byon mingmdzod. Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang, pp. 1147-1149, 1769.

Roerich, George, trans. 1996.The Blue Annals. 2nd ed. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas, pp. 63 ff.

See also the discussion of Gongpa Rabsel on Sam van Schaik'sAncient Tibetblog (