Post Tagged with: "Kham"

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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Music Video: “Fly” By ANU

Music Video: “Fly” By ANU

1 by / on 19/07/2017, 14:31 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the Tibetan pop hit of the year, “Fly” by ANU. For those who follow contemporary Tibetan music, there has been no escape from this catchy tune since it was released on May 19, 2017. 

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“In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian G. Tan

“In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian G. Tan

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 15:09 / in Reading List

Published in December 2016 by University of Washington Press, “In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet” by Gillian G. Tan describes the life-worlds of people in Kham who move with their yaks from pasture to pasture, depending on the milk production of their herd for sustenance.

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“A Journal of July 2015: The Death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche” By Woeser

“A Journal of July 2015: The Death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche” By Woeser

0 by / on 20/09/2016, 20:09 / 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 25, 2015.

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Our Recollection Becomes A “Tombstone in the Air” By Woeser

Our Recollection Becomes A “Tombstone in the Air” By Woeser

0 by / on 19/04/2016, 20:06 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on July 21, 2015 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on July 30, 2015.

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“An Urgent Call for the Protection and Preservation of Tibetan Language” By Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe

“An Urgent Call for the Protection and Preservation of Tibetan Language” By Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe

0 by / on 15/09/2014, 21:02 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article about Tibetan language by one of the most respected and influential Buddhist teachers in Tibet today, Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe of the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Kham, Eastern Tibet. 

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Music Video: “This Is How It Is” By Chakdor

Music Video: “This Is How It Is” By Chakdor

3 by / on 17/04/2013, 18:38 / in Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video titled “This Is How It Is” by Chakdor. The music video has been circulating on the internet since January 2013 and several music videos featuring Chakdor can be found on this YouTube page. It is unclear where the music video has come from and there is also very little information available […]

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Music Video from Kham: “Hold Onto The Ancestral Land”

Music Video from Kham: “Hold Onto The Ancestral Land”

4 by / on 10/04/2013, 23:26 / in Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a song called “Hold Onto the Ancestral Land” performed by six young singers all from Kham, eastern Tibet. The singers are Dawoe, Ugyen Tenzin, Yeshe Senge, Tenzin, Dakpa Gyaltsen and Tringyal. “Hold Onto the Ancestral Land” is an extraordinary and powerful song with bold lyrics. It is unclear from the video exactly when it was recorded and where but […]

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“Tibetan Soul” by Tsewang Lhamo and “Potala” by Kadrak Trayang

“Tibetan Soul” by Tsewang Lhamo and “Potala” by Kadrak Trayang

2 by / on 14/03/2013, 18:03 / in Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated two songs by popular female Tibetan singers from Kham, “Tibetan Soul” by Tsewang Lhamo and “Potala” by Kadak Trayang. Since the last music video on High Peaks Pure Earth two weeks ago, both International Women’s Day, falling annually on March 8, and Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day, falling annually on March 12, have passed. Noting that […]

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