Post Tagged with: "Losar"

“Losar, Losar!” and “Spring”: Poetry by Yungdrung Gyurme

“Losar, Losar!” and “Spring”: Poetry by Yungdrung Gyurme

0 by / on 27/02/2017, 10:09 / in Latest, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents two poems by Tibetan student Yungdrung Gyurme. Today, February 27, 2017, marks the first day of Losar (Tibetan New Year), Female Fire Bird Year 2144. On this occasion we wish all readers Losar Tashi Delek!

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Chemar: The Auspicious Offering of Roasted Barley and Butter

Chemar: The Auspicious Offering of Roasted Barley and Butter

0 by / on 19/02/2015, 00:19 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth would like to wish all readers Losar Tashi Delek! February 19, 2015 marks the first day of Tibetan New Year (Losar), the Tibetan year is 2142, the Wood Sheep year.

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Looking Back At the Past Few Years of “Not Celebrating Losar” By Woeser

Looking Back At the Past Few Years of “Not Celebrating Losar” By Woeser

0 by / on 13/06/2013, 15:44 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on February 10, 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia, as well as the Tibetan service and published on her blog on February 11, 2013. Following on from the last translation where Woeser looked back on the year 2012, the post below turns to Losar (Tibetan New […]

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“It Snowed on Tibetan New Year” by Adong Paldothar

“It Snowed on Tibetan New Year” by Adong Paldothar

1 by / on 22/03/2012, 20:23 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by Adong Paldothar titled “It Snowed on Tibetan New Year” that was written on February 22, 2012 and posted on his TibetCul blog on March 2, 2012. February 22 this year was the first day of Tibetan New Year, Water Dragon Year, 2139. It has been noted before on High Peaks Pure […]

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“Losar Tashi Delek: An Offering to the Elderly of Lhasa Who Have Become Criminals for Making a Pilgrimage

” By Woeser

“Losar Tashi Delek: An Offering to the Elderly of Lhasa Who Have Become Criminals for Making a Pilgrimage

” By Woeser

1 by / on 02/03/2012, 12:26 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is posting the English translation of a blogpost by Woeser written and posted on her blog on the second day of Tibetan New Year, February 23, 2012. The post was translated into English by Elliot Sperling and has also been posted on Woeser’s blog earlier today. In this blogpost, Woeser focuses on those elderly Tibetans who travelled […]

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The Online Debate Continues: “Do We Need a Common Losar?”

The Online Debate Continues: “Do We Need a Common Losar?”

3 by / on 20/02/2012, 13:06 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost about Losar (Tibetan New Year) originally written in Tibetan and posted on a Tibetan-language blog site on January 4, 2012. This year, Chinese New Year fell on January 23, 2012, so this blogpost was posted in good time to catch the attention of readers before both Chinese and Tibetan new years. With Losar […]

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The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

4 by / on 08/02/2010, 21:46 / in Comment

As Losar (Tibetan New Year) is quickly approaching this year on February 14, and Tibetans in Tibet and all over the world are proudly asserting their Tibetan identity, what better way to start the year 2137 with a traditional bowl of hot steaming Gu-thug on Friday evening?  High Peaks Pure Earth would not want anyone to partake in this tradition […]

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