Post Tagged with: "Social Commentary"
High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a post from August 2015 that was enjoyed and circulated by Tibetans on the popular mobile phone app WeChat. On one particular WeChat account alone, the post received more than 4000 views. The author is Lobsang Gyaltsen and the post was originally written in Chinese.Read more ›
High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a commentary on the new “Ten Virtues” by Khenpo (Abbot) Pema Tsering that has been circulating on the popular mobile phone app WeChat since July 2015.Read more ›
High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a blogpost against vegetarianism written by Tibetan female writer Jamyang Kyi. The English translation has been published with the kind permission of Tibet scholar Katia Buffetrille.Read more ›
High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Jamyang Kyi that is a piece of critical social commentary about the new “Ten Virtues”, a set of new Buddhist virtues that whole villages and towns, influenced by their local lamas, are committing to.Read more ›
High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost from Jamyang Kyi that was posted on her blog on 20th May 2009. The post is in reply to questions to Jamyang Kyi that were posed by a student. There is much discussion in the Tibetan blogosphere about the increasing number of Tibetan women engaged in the sex trade and also larger […]Read more ›