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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 Latest, 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, Latest, 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, Latest, 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, Latest

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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Tibetans and Fish – Part I: “From Taboo to Eating Fish”

Tibetans and Fish – Part I: “From Taboo to Eating Fish”

0 by / on 08/11/2017, 16:42 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay from WeChat on fishing and eating fish.

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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

0 by / on 16/08/2017, 14:47 / in Reading List

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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“Discussing the Meaning of the Kalachakra Teachings Again” By Woeser

“Discussing the Meaning of the Kalachakra Teachings Again” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/03/2017, 16:18 / 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 January 18, 2017.

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

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

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 17:11 / in Reading List

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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