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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.)

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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

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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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“Mapping Amdo – Dynamics of Change (Vol. 1)” By Jarmila Ptackova and Adrian Zenz (eds.)

“Mapping Amdo – Dynamics of Change (Vol. 1)” By Jarmila Ptackova and Adrian Zenz (eds.)

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Published by Prague’s Oriental Institute, the first volume of “Mapping Amdo – Dynamics of Change” by Jarmila Ptáčková and Adrian Zenz (eds.) brings together contributions from the first Amdo Research Network held at the Humboldt University of Berlin in December 2014.

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China’s Imperial Eye: Photographs of Qing China and Tibet from the Sir Robert Hart Collection, Queen’s University Belfast

China’s Imperial Eye: Photographs of Qing China and Tibet from the Sir Robert Hart Collection, Queen’s University Belfast

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Published in September 2017 by Queen’s University Belfast, “China’s Imperial Eye: Photographs of Qing China and Tibet from the Sir Robert Hart Collection, Queen’s University Belfast” by Aglaia De Angeli and Emma Reisz accompanied an exhibition of the same name.

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“Tharlo: Short Story and Film Script” By Pema Tseden

“Tharlo: Short Story and Film Script” By Pema Tseden

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Published in September 2017 by Hong Kong University Press, “Tharlo: Short Story and Film Script” is by Pema Tseden, translated by Jessica Yeung and edited and with a critical introduction by Jessica Yeung and Wai-ping Yau.

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