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“A Tibetan Woman That You Rarely See in Films” By Melong Art

“A Tibetan Woman That You Rarely See in Films” By Melong Art

0 by / on 21/02/2018, 22:01 / in Comment, Interview, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview with a Tibetan documentary filmmaker that was originally published on the “Melong Art” WeChat channel on September 10, 2017.

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“Remembering Another Three of Seven Tibetans Who Self-Immolated in 2017” By Woeser

“Remembering Another Three of Seven Tibetans Who Self-Immolated in 2017” By Woeser

0 by / on 07/02/2018, 16:58 / in Comment, 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 December 13, 2017.

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“Should We Really Eat Dried Meat?” By Tenphun

“Should We Really Eat Dried Meat?” By Tenphun

0 by / on 31/01/2018, 16:28 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article by Tenphun titled “Should We Really Eat Dried Meat”? which was originally published online on October 6, 2017.

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A Collection of Tibetan Jokes

A Collection of Tibetan Jokes

1 by / on 17/01/2018, 17:00 / in Art, Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has collected and translated some Tibetan jokes.

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Social Media Responses to 4G Services Coming to Lhasa

Social Media Responses to 4G Services Coming to Lhasa

0 by / on 10/01/2018, 15:28 / in News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a few responses by Tibetans on social media platforms to the arrival of functioning 4G in Lhasa at the end of last year.

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The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2017

The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2017

0 by / on 31/12/2017, 16:55 / in News

A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2017 was a great year of translations and posts on High Peaks Pure Earth, thank you all for reading, commenting, supporting, sharing and getting in touch.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 18:30 / in Reading List

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

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:11 / in Reading List

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

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:11 / in Reading List

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

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:10 / in Reading List

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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