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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 16/08/2017, 19:02 / in Latest, Reading List

The year has flown by and we’ve finally updated our Winter 2016 reading list to include 12 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world.

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“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/08/2017, 20:57 / in Comment, History, Interview, Latest, Woeser

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

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Music Video: “Fly” By ANU

Music Video: “Fly” By ANU

1 by / on 19/07/2017, 14:31 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the Tibetan pop hit of the year, “Fly” by ANU. For those who follow contemporary Tibetan music, there has been no escape from this catchy tune since it was released on May 19, 2017. 

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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

0 by / on 16/07/2017, 22:50 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

  High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated two poems by contemporary Amdo poets Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol and written a comprehensive introduction to their work. Thank you to Lowell Cook for this submission!

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Migmar: “That Was When I saw that Half the Place was Filled with Messily Piled Up Buddhist Statues” By Woeser

Migmar: “That Was When I saw that Half the Place was Filled with Messily Piled Up Buddhist Statues” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/07/2017, 14:38 / in History, Latest, Woeser

First hand testimonies from the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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Zha Yuan: “When the Red Guard Teachers and Students of our Two Schools Went to the Imperial Academy to Arrest Panchen Rinpoche” By Woeser

Zha Yuan: “When the Red Guard Teachers and Students of our Two Schools Went to the Imperial Academy to Arrest Panchen Rinpoche” By Woeser

0 by / on 28/06/2017, 20:54 / in Comment, History, 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 May 22, 2017.

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“Beer and a Sky Burial Ground: A Tibetan Explanation of the Packaging of an American Beer Brand”

“Beer and a Sky Burial Ground: A Tibetan Explanation of the Packaging of an American Beer Brand”

0 by / on 14/06/2017, 15:57 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a WeChat post published on May 25, 2017 by the channel Sweet Tea House about a surprising connection made between the American beer brand Budweiser and Tibet.

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Drungtok Kelsang Norbu – The Man Who Designed Tibetan Paper Money

Drungtok Kelsang Norbu – The Man Who Designed Tibetan Paper Money

0 by / on 07/06/2017, 23:44 / in History, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a short piece that circulated on WeChat on May 18, 2017, about artist and designer of Tibetan paper currency Drungtok Kelsang Norbu (1910-1966).

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“Liu Yi’s Paintings: A Mala That was Meant to Be” By Woeser

“Liu Yi’s Paintings: A Mala That was Meant to Be” By Woeser

0 by / on 31/05/2017, 15:36 / 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 May 4, 2017.

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Is Happiness in the Snowland Found in Odd Numbers?

Is Happiness in the Snowland Found in Odd Numbers?

0 by / on 24/05/2017, 11:11 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a post that was written by a Tibetan WeChat user and published and circulated most recently on May 6, 2017 by the WeChat channel “My Authentic Snowland Life”. 

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