Blue Annals

The stages of the appearance of the doctrine and its preachers in the land of Tibet (Bod kyi yul du chos dang chos smra ba ji ltar byung ba’i rim pa deb ther sngon powas composed by the scholar and translator Go Lotsāwa Zhonnu Pel. It is presented as a religious history (chos ʼbyung).

Biography of Yeshe Ö

Yeshe Ö (Lha bla ma ye shes ʼod) was born into one of the ruling families of western Tibet in the tenth century. He succeeded in uniting a large area before taking monastic vows in 989. A surviving ordinance forbids certain tantric practices, which is consistent with what is described in his biography as his attempts to suppress Bon and certain tantric practices.

Ngari Chronicle

This is a general history, which includes a section on the Yarlung dynasty in Tibet and another section on the post-imperial history of Guge Purang, the Ngari region of western Tibet. It was written by Ngawang Dragpa, who studied with Tsongkapa (Tsong kha pa) but later returned to Ngari, in around 1497

New Red Annals

The text was written by Sonam Drakpa in around 1538. Sonam Drakpa was the abbot of several important Gelukpa monasties It is a political and military history, intended to supplement the Red Annals, written in the mid fourteenth-century by Tsalpa Kunga Dorjé

Feast for Scholars

The mKhas pa'i dga ston was written by Pawo Tsuglag, a reincarnate lama of the Karma Kagyu sect, etween around 1545 and 1564. It presents a history of Buddhism in India and its diffusion in Tibet, along with a history of Tibet, itself, concentrating on the history of the Karma Kagyu.