Post Tagged with: "Social Commentary"

Poem: “Waterfall of Beer” By Rinpung Tenchoe

Poem: “Waterfall of Beer” By Rinpung Tenchoe

2 by / on 03/08/2016, 23:03 / in Comment, New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the translation of a poem called ‘Waterfall of Beer’ which was first posted on TB Sheep blog (Lug tsang dPal yon) on March 7, 2015.

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“Conversations from Gamchung Tea House”

“Conversations from Gamchung Tea House”

0 by / on 16/04/2016, 16:23 / in Comment, New

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.

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Poem: A Tibetan Mother’s Thoughts

Poem: A Tibetan Mother’s Thoughts

0 by / on 28/03/2016, 13:00 / in Comment, New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by a Tibetan blogger calling herself “A Thousand Lotus Flowers” which was written and posted online in February 2015.

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A Reflection on the So-Called “Ten Virtues” By Khenpo Pema Tsering

A Reflection on the So-Called “Ten Virtues” By Khenpo Pema Tsering

1 by / on 19/01/2016, 16:30 / in Comment, New

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.

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“Coerced Vegetarianism and the Welfare of Tibetans” By Jamyang Kyi

“Coerced Vegetarianism and the Welfare of Tibetans” By Jamyang Kyi

0 by / on 27/03/2015, 14:00 / in Comment, Jamyang Kyi

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.

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“The Impact of the So-Called Ten Virtues” By Jamyang Kyi

“The Impact of the So-Called Ten Virtues” By Jamyang Kyi

1 by / on 22/05/2014, 17:42 / in Comment, Jamyang Kyi

    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. 

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“Women and Their Ornamentation” By Jamyang Kyi

“Women and Their Ornamentation” By Jamyang Kyi

2 by / on 23/01/2014, 13:03 / in Comment, Jamyang Kyi

  High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a blogpost by well-known Tibetan writer Jamyang Kyi titled “Women and Their Ornamentation” that was published on her blog on January 2, 2014. 

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“Answers to Three Questions” By Jamyang Kyi

“Answers to Three Questions” By Jamyang Kyi

0 by / on 22/06/2009, 08:12 / in Jamyang Kyi

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 […]

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