Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“Tibetologist and Sinologist Elliot Sperling On Chinese People’s Understanding of Tibet, Tibetan Buddhism and the Tibet Issue” By Woeser

“Tibetologist and Sinologist Elliot Sperling On Chinese People’s Understanding of Tibet, Tibetan Buddhism and the Tibet Issue” By Woeser

1 by / on 21/02/2017, 22:51 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on February 7, 2017.

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Melong Visits Lhasa’s Most Pioneering Art Space And Meets Its Founder

Melong Visits Lhasa’s Most Pioneering Art Space And Meets Its Founder

1 by / on 15/02/2017, 17:51 / in Comment, Interview, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a piece on Lhasa’s newest art space that was originally published on the “Melong Contemporary Art” WeChat channel on June 16, 2016.

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Gandhian Fire? – Bhuchung D. Sonam Reviews Three Recent Tibet Related Books

Gandhian Fire? – Bhuchung D. Sonam Reviews Three Recent Tibet Related Books

0 by / on 10/02/2017, 18:20 / in Book Reviews, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Bhuchung D. Sonam in which he reviews three recent Tibet related books, “The Division of Heaven and Earth” by Shokdung, “Tibet on Fire” by Woeser and “The Tibet Nonviolent Struggle” by Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor).

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Woeser on the Passing of Tibet Scholar Elliot Sperling

Woeser on the Passing of Tibet Scholar Elliot Sperling

1 by / on 03/02/2017, 15:03 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a series of five tweets by Woeser on the sudden passing of Tibet scholar Elliot Sperling.

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“Fragments On Nostalgia” By Woeser

“Fragments On Nostalgia” By Woeser

0 by / on 25/01/2017, 22:36 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

  High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on November 19, 2016.

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Art Exhibition in Lhasa: “Journey From The Heart”

Art Exhibition in Lhasa: “Journey From The Heart”

0 by / on 18/01/2017, 15:33 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article about contemporary art in Lhasa that was originally published on the “Melong Contemporary Art” WeChat channel on June 15, 2016.

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“Types of Dranyen” (The Tibetan Lute)

“Types of Dranyen” (The Tibetan Lute)

0 by / on 11/01/2017, 16:06 / in Comment, Music

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a translation of a short piece from WeChat about the musical instrument the dranyen (sgra snyan), the Tibetan lute. In addition, there are some background notes by the translator.

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“Dawa, a Red Guard from Lhasa: ‘That Day, The Jokhang Temple was Only Destroyed on the Surface, The Real Destruction Happened Later'” By Woeser

“Dawa, a Red Guard from Lhasa: ‘That Day, The Jokhang Temple was Only Destroyed on the Surface, The Real Destruction Happened Later'” By Woeser

0 by / on 04/01/2017, 23:02 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 30, 2016.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2016 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2016 Reading List

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 18:03 / in Reading List

We’ve updated our Summer 2016 reading list to include a staggering 17 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world.

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“Between Dawn and Birth of a Song” by Tenpa Dhargyal Gashi

“Between Dawn and Birth of a Song” by Tenpa Dhargyal Gashi

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 17:57 / in Reading List

Published in Canada in September 2016, “Between Dawn and Birth of a Song” is a volume of poetry by Canada-based exile Tibetan Tenpa Dhargyal Gashi.

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