Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

A Collection of Tibetan Jokes

A Collection of Tibetan Jokes

1 by / on 17/01/2018, 17:00 / in Art, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has collected and translated some Tibetan jokes.

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Social Media Responses to 4G Services Coming to Lhasa

Social Media Responses to 4G Services Coming to Lhasa

0 by / on 10/01/2018, 15:28 / in Latest, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a few responses by Tibetans on social media platforms to the arrival of functioning 4G in Lhasa at the end of last year.

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The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2017

The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2017

0 by / on 31/12/2017, 16:55 / in Latest, News

A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2017 was a great year of translations and posts on High Peaks Pure Earth, thank you all for reading, commenting, supporting, sharing and getting in touch.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 18:30 / in Latest, Reading List

As 2017 nears to a close, we’ve updated our Summer reading list to include 13 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world. Please note the reading list is best viewed on your computer’s browser, each link opens in a new tab.

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“Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet” By Geoffrey Barstow

“Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet” By Geoffrey Barstow

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:11 / in Reading List

Published in November 2017 by Columbia University Press, “Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet” by Geoffrey Barstow explores the tension between Buddhist ethics and Tibetan cultural norms to offer a novel perspective on the spiritual and social dimensions of meat eating.

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“Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche” By Matthieu Ricard

“Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche” By Matthieu Ricard

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:11 / in Reading List

Published in July 2017 by Shambhala Publications, “Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche” is a collection of stories gathered and translated by the French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard over more than thirty years.

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“Reply from Tibet” By Dharma Ratna Yami

“Reply from Tibet” By Dharma Ratna Yami

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:10 / in Reading List

Published in August 2017 by Vajra Books, “Reply from Tibet” by Dharma Ratna Yami is an English translation of 1952’s “Sandeya Lisah”, published in Nepal by Lhasa merchant turned freedom fighter Dharma Ratna Yami (1915-75).

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“The Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality” By Wendy Hasenkamp (ed.) with Janna R. White

“The Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality” By Wendy Hasenkamp (ed.) with Janna R. White

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:09 / in Reading List

Published by Yale University Press in September 2017, “The Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality” by Wendy Hasenkamp (ed.) with Janna R. White is record of dialogues between the Dalai Lama and prominent scientists, philosophers and contemplatives.

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“Trans-Himalayan Borderlands: Livelihoods, Territorialities, Modernities” By Jean Michaud and Dan Smyer Yu (eds.)

“Trans-Himalayan Borderlands: Livelihoods, Territorialities, Modernities” By Jean Michaud and Dan Smyer Yu (eds.)

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:08 / in Reading List

Published in October 2017 by Amsterdam University Press, “Trans-Himalayan Borderlands: Livelihoods, Territorialities, Modernities” is a collection of academic essays edited by Jean Michaud and Dan Smyer Yu.

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“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” Translated by Bhuchung D. Sonam

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” Translated by Bhuchung D. Sonam

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:08 / in Reading List

Published in October 2017 by Blackneck Books, an imprint of TibetWrites, “Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet”, is a selection of poetry from Tibet translated into English by Bhuchung D. Sonam.

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