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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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My ‘Ruins Photography’ By Woeser

My ‘Ruins Photography’ By Woeser

1 by / on 14/12/2016, 15:36 / 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 September 30, 2016.

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Guest Post By Bhuchung D. Sonam: Book Review of “Between Dawn and Birth of a Song” By Gashi Tenpa Dhargyal

Guest Post By Bhuchung D. Sonam: Book Review of “Between Dawn and Birth of a Song” By Gashi Tenpa Dhargyal

1 by / on 29/11/2016, 15:38 / in Book Reviews, Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Bhuchung D. Sonam. The guest post is a book review of “Between Dawn and the Birth of a Song”, a volume of poetry by Canada based Tibetan Gashi Tenpa Dhargyal.

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Tibetans Online Raising Legal Awareness: “Legally Issued Passports Can’t Be Confiscated”

Tibetans Online Raising Legal Awareness: “Legally Issued Passports Can’t Be Confiscated”

0 by / on 23/11/2016, 16:13 / in Comment, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated two posts circulating amongst Tibetans on WeChat recently. Both posts are about the confiscation of passports belonging to Tibetans in Qinghai Province, despite the passports being acquired legally and the validity being for ten years.

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“Tibetans, I Ask You to Go On Pilgrimage In A Civilised Manner!” By Reba Gerong Tsering

“Tibetans, I Ask You to Go On Pilgrimage In A Civilised Manner!” By Reba Gerong Tsering

1 by / on 02/11/2016, 20:38 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay that was originally written by Reba Gerong Tsering in 2015 but circulated more recently on the official WeChat channel of Tibetan poet Gade Tsering on August 15, 2016.

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