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The Life of Orgyan Chokyi is the namtar of Orgyan Chokyi, a Tibetan Buddhist nun who lived in Dolpo, a region in northwestern Nepal, from 1675 until 1729. It is the oldest of only three extant pre-modern autobiographies by a Tibetan woman.
- ↑ Schaeffer, Himalayan Hermitess, p. 52
- Schaeffer, Kurtis R. (2004). Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195152980. http://books.google.com/books?id=-zRZowYxQDwC&client=firefox-a.