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ATT: E. Gene Smith ; edited by Kurtis R. Schaeffer. (2001). Among Tibetan Texts: history and literature of the Himalayan Plateau. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

COT: Sum-pa Mkhan-po translated and edited by Bireshwar Prasad Singh. (1991). The Chronology of Tibet According to the Reu-mig. Published Patna: Bihar Research Society.

DCG: Blo bzang ye shes bstan 'dzin rgya mtsho. (1967). Dam can rgya mtsho dgyes pa'i rol mo. Gangthog.

ESG: Yamaguchi, Zuiho. (1999). The Emergence of the Regent Sangs-rgyas-rgyasmtsho and the Denouement of the Dalai Lama’s First Administration. Memoirs of the Research Department of The Toyo Bunko (The Oriental Library), 57, 113-136.

GCJ: Chos 'phel. (2002). Gangs can ljongs kyi gnas bshad lam yig gsar ma (New Guide to Holy Places in Tibet). Beijing: Mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

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HPP: Richardson, Hugh Edward. (1998). High Peaks, Pure Earth: Collected Writings on Tibetan History and Culture. London: Serindia Publications.

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TGF: Karmay, Samten G. (2005, December). The Great Fifth. IIAS Newsletter. 39, pp. 12-13.

THF: Tibet Heritage Fund.

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