Reading List

“The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun” by Vicki Mackenzie

“The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun” by Vicki Mackenzie

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Published in March 2017 by Shambhala Publications, “The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun” by Vicki Mackenzie tells the story of Freda Bedi (1911–1977), the first Western woman to become a Tibetan Buddhist nun.

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“Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives” By Roberto Toniatti and Jens Woelk (Eds)

“Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives” By Roberto Toniatti and Jens Woelk (Eds)

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Published by Routledge, “Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives” edited by Roberto Toniatti and Jens Woelk assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. 

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“Tibetan Pastoralists and Development: Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods” By Andreas Gruschke and Ingo Breuer (Eds)

“Tibetan Pastoralists and Development: Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods” By Andreas Gruschke and Ingo Breuer (Eds)

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Published by Reichert Verlag, “Tibetan Pastoralists and Development: Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods”, edited by Andreas Gruschke and Ingo Breuer, is a compilation of fifteen field-work based chapters, written by Tibetan, Han Chinese and Western scholars from the social and environmental sciences.

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“The Art of Neighbouring: Making Relations Across China’s Borders” By Martin Saxer and Juan Zhang (Eds)

“The Art of Neighbouring: Making Relations Across China’s Borders” By Martin Saxer and Juan Zhang (Eds)

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Published by Amsterdam University Press as part of their Asian Borderlands series “The Art of Neighbouring: Making Relations Across China’s Borders” edited by Martin Saxer and Juan Zhang gathers contributors to examine how people in China’s borderland areas are actively engaging in making relationships across the border.

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“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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