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 August 2011


Bradburn, Leslie, ed. 1995. Masters of the Nyingma Lineage. Cazadero: Dharma Publications, 1995, pp. 268-269.

Cuevas, Bryan. 2003. The Hidden History of the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 180.

'Jam dbyangs rgyal mtshan. 1996. Rgyal ba kaH thog pa’i lo rgyus mdor bsdus. Chengdu: Si khron mi rigs dpe skrun khang, p. 97.

Karma chags med. 2008 (16669). The All Pervading Melodious Sound of Thunder: The Outer Liberation Story of Terton Migyur Dorje by Karma Chagme. Lobpon Sonam Tsewang and Judith Amtzis, trans. Nepal: Nyingma Pelyul Retreat Center.

Ngag dbang thugs kyi rdo rje and Zur mang bstan sprul. 1973. Gter chen rin pa che mi 'gyur rdo rje'i rnam par thar pa skal ldan 'dren ba'i shing rta. In The lives of Two Lamas from Nangchen: Gter chen mi 'gyur rdo rje and Tshogs gnyis padma dri med 'od zer, pp. 2-127. Bir: Kandro Tibetan Khampa Industrial Society.

Thub bstan bshad sgrub rgya mtsho. 1985. Rig 'dzin mi 'gyur rdo rjer bsngags pa pad+ma dkar po. In Gsung 'bum / thub bstan bshad sgrub rgya mtsho, vol. 1, pp. 293-294. Bylakuppe: Nyingmapa monastery. TBRC W21957.