For detailled bibliographical references see References.
Chapman = Chapman, Spencer F. Lhasa the Holy City.
Crystal = Reting Rinpoche. A Crystal Wishing Gem: A Prayer for the Long Life of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
DLAC = Jungnay, Kozhul Dragpa, and Gyalwa Lozang Khaydrub (2006). Dictionary of Learned And/Or Accomplished Beings Who Appeared In the Snowy Land
DRC = Dolgyal Research Committee. A Brief History Of Opposition To Shugden
HHDL = Dalai Lama (1990, 1998). Freedom in Exile. The autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet.
Kiciyelfu = Kiciyelfu. A Textual Study of The Post and Rank of "Khutukhtu" in Tibetan Buddhism. China Tibetology. http://www.humanrights-china.org/zt/03102406/20031200416102317.htm; accessed 31st October 2006
Lotus = Light of Lotus. Issue 3. June 2000
TBRC = Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center
Xiong Ji = Xiong Ji. Radreng the regent
Wangdu = Khemey Sonam Wangdu. Discovery of the Dalai Lama