Post Tagged with: "Buddhism"

“Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition” By Sam van Schaik

“Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition” By Sam van Schaik

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 22:52 / in Reading list, Reading List

Published by Shambhala Publications in September 2015, “Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition” by Sam van Schaik translates some of the earliest surviving Tibetan Zen manuscripts preserved in Dunhuang. 

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“A Message to All Tibetan Youth” By Thubten Phuntsok

“A Message to All Tibetan Youth” By Thubten Phuntsok

4 by / on 24/12/2015, 16:56 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has been following the huge public debate on Tibetan Buddhism and Trulkus (reincarnate Lama) on Chinese social media that has been ignited by the enthronement of Chinese actor Zhang Tielin as a Trulku by a Hong Kong based Chinese (self-proclaimed) Trulku called Padma Woser.

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“An Overview of the CCP’s Religious Policies in Tibetan Areas” By Woeser

“An Overview of the CCP’s Religious Policies in Tibetan Areas” By Woeser

2 by / on 15/07/2014, 11:56 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written between October and November 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on November 16, 2013.

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‘Brainwashed’ in Lhasa After Attending Buddhist Teachings in India By Woeser

‘Brainwashed’ in Lhasa After Attending Buddhist Teachings in India By Woeser

0 by / on 28/05/2012, 10:26 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on March 15, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on April 7, 2012. This post can be read as a continuation of Woeser’s post from earlier this year about elderly Tibetans who attended the Kalachakra teachings in India and then returned […]

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“Do You Want A Job or Not?” By Woeser

“Do You Want A Job or Not?” By Woeser

2 by / on 10/05/2012, 08:16 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on January 13, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on March 23, 2012. In this post, Woeser talks about the pressures on Tibetans in Kham who work in official positions with regard to their religious beliefs. “Do You Want A Job […]

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“Tibetan Buddhist Gatherings Worship a Portrait of His Holiness” By Woeser

“Tibetan Buddhist Gatherings Worship a Portrait of His Holiness” By Woeser

1 by / on 13/02/2012, 19:20 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on October 26, 2011 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on October 30, 2011. This series of posts covers Woeser’s travels to Amdo, Kham and Lhasa that started in the Summer of 2011 and follows on from the last post “Nyarong County’s […]

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