The Treasury of Lives

Dominique Townsend has a PhD in Tibetan Studies from Columbia University and is currently teaching at Barnard College.

Published January 2010


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Jackson, David. 1987. The Entrance Gate to the Wise (Section III): Sa-skya Paṇḍita on Indian and Tibetan Traditions of Pramāṇa and Philosophical Debate. Vienna: Arbeitskreis für Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien.

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Yab rje skal ldan rgya mtsho. 1999. Kun dga' rgyal mtshan gyi rnam thar. In Mdo smad sgrub brgyud bstan pa'i shing rta ba chen po phyag na padmo yab rje skal ldan rgya mtsho'i gsung 'bum, vol. 1, pp. 256-264. Lanzhou: Kan su'u mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

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