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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 21:40 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 26 (!) 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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“Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” By Max Oidtmann

“Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” By Max Oidtmann

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:36 / in Reading List

Published in July 2018 by Columbia University Press, “Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” by Max Oidtmann looks into the polyglot world of the Qing empire in search of the origins of the golden urn tradition.

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“Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” By Wen-shing Chou

“Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” By Wen-shing Chou

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:29 / in Reading List

Published by Princeton University Press in February 2018, “Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” by Wen-shing Chou is an exploration of the changing meaning and significance of one of the world’s great religious sites.

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“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

0 by / on 16/07/2018, 16:44 / in Reading List

Published in June 2018 by École française d’Extrême-Orient, “The Hybridity of Buddhism: Contemporary Encounters between Tibetan and Chinese Traditions in Taiwan and the Mainland” edited by Fabienne Jagou is a collected volume of articles as a result of a three year project funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchanges.

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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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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

1 by / on 30/11/2017, 12:29 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the second (and final) part of this piece by Woeser originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 14, 2017.

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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

0 by / on 29/11/2017, 12:18 / 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 October 14, 2017.

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Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

0 by / on 15/11/2017, 20:52 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay from WeChat on Tibetans and fish which follows on from last week’s post “From Taboo to Eating Fish”.

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