Himalayan Art Resources

Teacher: Tangtong Gyalpo Life Story Set (Riwoche)

Tangtong Gyalpo Main Page


Gyatso, Janet: "Thang-strong rGyal-po, Father of the Tibetan Drama Tradition: The Bodhisattva as Artist" in Jamyang Norbu (1986). Zlos Gar: Performing Traditions of Tibet. Library of Tibetan Works & Archives.

Stearns, Cyrus. The Life and Teachings of the Tibetan Saint Thang-strong rgyal-po, "King of the Empty Plain" (Univ. Washington, Master's thesis, 1980)

Stearns, Cyrus (2015). King of the Empty Plain: The Tibetan Iron-Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo. Shambhala Publications. ISBN 978-1-55939-837-4.

Diemberger, Hildegard (2014). When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-14321-9.