Reading List

“White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings: A Tibetan Tale of Love and War” By Dr Tsewang Yishey Pemba

“White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings: A Tibetan Tale of Love and War” By Dr Tsewang Yishey Pemba

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Published posthumously by Niyogi Books in February 2017, “White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings: A Tibetan Tale of Love and War” by Dr Tsewang Yishey Pemba is a work of historical fiction set in the Nyarong Valley in the Kham province of Eastern Tibet in the first half of the twentieth century. 

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“The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Ling Rinpoche” By His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Gavin Kilty

“The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Ling Rinpoche” By His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Gavin Kilty

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Published in July 2017 by Wisdom Publications, “The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Ling Rinpoche” by His Holiness the Dalai Lana and Gavin Kilty, is the story of the Dalai Lama’s teacher, the Sixth Ling Rinpoche.

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“Dispelling the Darkness: A Jesuit’s Quest for the Soul of Tibet” By Donald S. Lopez Jr. and Thupten Jinpa

“Dispelling the Darkness: A Jesuit’s Quest for the Soul of Tibet” By Donald S. Lopez Jr. and Thupten Jinpa

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Published in April 2017 by Harvard University Press,”Dispelling the Darkness: A Jesuit’s Quest for the Soul of Tibet”, by Donald S. Lopez Jr. and Thupten Jinpa brings the Tibetan writings of Jesuit priest Ippolito Desideri to readers of English for the first time.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2016 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2016 Reading List

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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

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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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“9 Months in Tibet” By Rupert Wolfe-Murray

“9 Months in Tibet” By Rupert Wolfe-Murray

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Published in August 2016 by Scotland Street Press, “9 Months in Tibet” by Rupert Wolfe-Murray is a book of travel writing documenting his time in Tibet as a solo traveller in 1986. 

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“The Life of the Madman of Ü” By David DiValerio

“The Life of the Madman of Ü” By David DiValerio

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Published in October 2016 by Oxford University Press, “The Life of the Madman of Ü” by David DiValerio tells the story of Künga Zangpo (1458-1532), a famous Tibetan Buddhist ascetic of the Kagyü sect. Having grown weary of the trials of human existence, Zangpo renounced the world during his teenage years, committing himself to learning and practicing the holy Dharma […]

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“Remembering the Lotus-Born: Padmasambhava in the History of Tibet’s Golden Age” By Daniel Hirshberg

“Remembering the Lotus-Born: Padmasambhava in the History of Tibet’s Golden Age” By Daniel Hirshberg

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Published in October 2016 by Wisdom Publications, “Remembering the Lotus-Born: Padmasambhava in the History of Tibet’s Golden Age” by Daniel Hirshberg sheds light on the work of Nyangrel Nyima Öser (1124–92), one of the most influential yet least known figures in the history of Tibetan Buddhism.

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“Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of Sönam Peldren” By Suzanne M. Bessenger

“Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of Sönam Peldren” By Suzanne M. Bessenger

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Published in August 2016 by Oxford University Press, “Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of Sönam Peldren” by Suzanne M. Bessenger explores the issues of gender and sainthood raised by the discovery of a previously unpublished “liberation story” of the fourteenth-century Tibetan female Buddhist practitioner Sönam Peldren.

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“In the Service of the 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas – Choegyal Nyima Lhundrup Kashopa” By Jamyang Choegyal Kasho

“In the Service of the 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas – Choegyal Nyima Lhundrup Kashopa” By Jamyang Choegyal Kasho

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Published in 2015 by Tibethaus in Germany, “In the Service of the 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas – Choegyal Nyima Lhundrup Kashopa” is a biography of prominent political figure Kashopa Choegyal Nyima written by his son Jamyang Choegyal Kasho. The book features a foreword by Tsering Shakya and an historical note by Robert Barnett.

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