The Treasury of Lives

Sonam Dorje received an MA in Tibetan Language and Literature from Qinghai Nationalities University in 2012. Based in Amdo, he is currently involved in a Tibetan oral history project as well as film translation.

Published May 2016


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Bla ma skyabs. bod kyi gso ba rig pa'i dkar chag mu tig phreng ba. Lan kru'u: kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang. pp. 679-680. TBRC W19835.

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