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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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The Shocking State of Niubei Mountain Captured by My Camera Lens!

The Shocking State of Niubei Mountain Captured by My Camera Lens!

0 by / on 10/05/2017, 22:42 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a Chinese language post by Tibetan photographer Namkhar and distributed via a WeChat channel called MiPai on April 5, 2017.

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