Publications

Books

Descended from Shambhala: A History of the Jonang Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. On the intellectual history and literature of zhentong philosophical thinking and the Kālacakra Tantra within the Jonang tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Wisdom Publications. Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism. Forthcoming.

The Other Emptiness: Rethinking the Zhentong Buddhist Discourse in India and Tibet. Co-Editor with Klaus Dieter-Mathes. State University of New York Press. Forthcoming.

Dissertation

”The Gzhan stong Chen mo: A Study of Emptiness According to the Modern Tibetan Buddhist Jo nang Scholar ‘Dzam thang Mkhan po Ngag dbang Blos gros grags pa (1920-1975).” Doctoral Dissertation. California Institute of Integral Studies. 2007

Articles

The Jonangpa after Tāranātha: Auto/biographical Accounts of the Transmission of Esoteric Buddhist Knowledge in Seventeenth Century Tibet.” In The Bulletin of Tibetology, 45.1. Namgyal Institute. 2010

“Transforming a Tradition: Tibetan Artists on the Dialectic of Sanctity and Modernity.” In Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond. Arts Asia Pacific and Rubin Museum of Art. 2010

“The Zhentong Madhyamaka Writings of Ngawang Tsoknyi Gyatso (1880-1940).” In Ngag dbang tshogs gnyis rgya mtsho gzhan stong phyogs bsgrigs. Sichuan Nationalities Publishing House. 2009

“A Radial Ngor Kalachakra Mandala.” In Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism. Rubin Museum of Art. 2009

A Lineage History of Vajrayoga and Tantric Zhentong from the Jonang Kālacakra Practice Tradition.” In As Long As Space Endures: Essays on the Kālacakra Tantra. Snow Lion Publications. 2009

Rangjung Dorje’s Variegations of Mind: Ordinary Awareness and Pristine Awareness in Tibetan Buddhist Literature.” In Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychological Research. Routeledge Curzon Press. 2005

Severing the Source of Fear: Contemplative Dynamics of the Tibetan Buddhist gCod Tradition.” In Contemporary Buddhism, 6.1. Routeledge Curzon Press. 2005

Online

Jonang.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Buddhism. Ed. Richard Payne. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Taranatha.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Buddhism. Ed. Richard Payne. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

The Essence of Zhentong” by Taranatha. Translation in Jonang Foundation Online Library.

Ngawang Lodro Drakpa” Entry in Treasury of Lives: A Biographical Encyclopedia of Himalayan Religions.

Jonangpa Blog. Author.

TBRC Blog. Author contributor to research section.