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In case you were not aware, there is a list of easily searchable Tibetan personal names referenced in the Blue Annals here:

Blue Annals Personal Names Databases

This page provides links to pages of names organized in Tibetan alphabetical order, each of which gives the Wylie, reference page, Tibetan rendering, and phonetic rendering (THL) for each name. I hope this can be of use if you were not already aware of it.



Many of you probably know THDL, but if you haven’t kept up with their machinations you may find it difficult to find information on this huge resource. The first thing to know is that THDL is no longer THDL, it is called THL (Tibetan Himalayan Library) and it is no longer housed (even in parts) at It is now officially only at The journal for International Association of Tibetan Studies is here.

Although one might fall prey to the hope that things have become easier to find on THL now that it has fewer letters, simply recall the old adage about hope and fear and settle in for a session of learning experiences. Other than the pretty pictures, THL has also provided us with the experience of not being able to find half of the things that one used to be able to find on the old site. This is because some pages and resources are still in transition and will arrive at their new homes soon.

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