Post Tagged with: "India"

“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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“Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” By T. Richard Blurton

“Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” By T. Richard Blurton

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 16:03 / in Reading List

Published in March 2016 by British Museum Press, “Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” by T. Richard Blurton is an illustrated guide to the Vrindavani Vastra – the most important surviving example of an Assamese devotional textile.

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“Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910–1962” By Bérénice Guyot-Réchard

“Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910–1962” By Bérénice Guyot-Réchard

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 15:46 / in Reading List

Published in October 2016 by Cambridge University Press, “Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910–1962” by Bérénice Guyot-Réchard is the first book to unpack Sino-Indian tensions from the angle of competitive state-building – through a study of their simultaneous attempts to win the approval and support of the Himalayan people.

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“Rituals of Ethnicity” By Sara Shneiderman

“Rituals of Ethnicity” By Sara Shneiderman

0 by / on 05/08/2015, 10:52 / in Reading List

Published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in February 2015, “Rituals of Ethnicity: Thangmi Identities Between Nepal and India” by Sara Shneiderman is a transnational study of the relationships between mobility, ethnicity, and ritual action.

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“When Tibetans were Forced into Exile and Came to India” By Woeser

2 by / on 15/03/2012, 16:45 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser originally written in November 2011 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and only posted on her blog on February 27, 2012. The post takes the Bollywood film “Rockstar” as its starting point and goes on to consider the relations between Indians and Tibetans. Despite the big media controversy that […]

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