Alexander Gardner

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Treasury of Lives: Jangchub Tsondru

Biography and autobiography in Tibet are important sources for both education and inspiration. The authors involved in the Treasury of Lives are currently mining the primary sources to provide English-language biographies of every known religious teacher from Tibet and the Himalaya, all of which are organized for easy searching and browsing. Every Tuesday on the blog, we […]

By Alexander Gardner

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Treasury of Lives: Pema Lingpa

Biography and autobiography in Tibet are important sources for both education and inspiration. Tibetans have kept such meticulous records of their teachers that thousands of names are known and discussed in a wide range of biographical material. All these names, all these lives—it can be a little overwhelming. The authors involved in the Treasury of Lives are […]

By Alexander Gardner

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Treasury of Lives: Khenpo Munsel

Biography and autobiography in Tibet are important sources for both education and inspiration. Tibetans have kept such meticulous records of their teachers that thousands of names are known and discussed in a wide range of biographical material. All these names, all these lives—it can be a little overwhelming. The authors involved in the Treasury of Lives are […]

By Alexander Gardner

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Treasury of Lives: Sonam Peldren

Biography and autobiography in Tibet are important sources for both education and inspiration. Tibetans have kept such meticulous records of their teachers that thousands of names are known and discussed in a wide range of biographical material. All these names, all these lives—it can be a little overwhelming. The authors involved in the Treasury of Lives are […]

By Alexander Gardner

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Treasury of Lives: The 7th Dalai Lama

The biography of the 7th Dalai Lama, Kelzang Gyatso (1708–1757), is an excellent example of the intersection of the grand historical narrative and the individual story that is one of the hallmarks of biographies. The 7th Dalai Lama lived during a period of intense geopolitical struggle, as the Manchu Qing Dynasty in China increasingly formalized […]

By Alexander Gardner

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Treasury of Lives: Nyingma Founders Part 6, Zhechen Monastery

Biography and autobiography in Tibet are important sources for both education and inspiration. Tibetans have kept such meticulous records of their teachers that thousands of names are known and discussed in a wide range of biographical material. All these names, all these lives—it can be a little overwhelming. The authors involved in the Treasury of Lives are […]

By Alexander Gardner
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