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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 21:40 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 26 (!) more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world. Please note the reading list is best viewed on your computer’s browser, each link opens in a new tab.

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“Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” By Max Oidtmann

“Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” By Max Oidtmann

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:36 / in Reading List

Published in July 2018 by Columbia University Press, “Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” by Max Oidtmann looks into the polyglot world of the Qing empire in search of the origins of the golden urn tradition.

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“A Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rime Masters of Tibet” By Holly Gayley and Josh Schapiro

“A Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rime Masters of Tibet” By Holly Gayley and Josh Schapiro

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:33 / in Reading List

Published by Wisdom Publications in October 2017, “A Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rimé Masters of Tibet” by Holly Gayley and Josh Schapiro, this collection focuses on an influential and inspiring generation of Buddhist teachers: the nineteenth-century ecumenical, or rimé, tradition of eastern Tibet. 

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“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:26 / in Reading List

Published by Taschen in March 2018, “Murals of Tibet” by Thomas Laird is a SUMO-sized publication presenting the most precious surviving murals of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Contributing authors to the book are Robert A. F. Thurman, Heather Stoddard and Jakob Winkler. The Collector’s Edition comes with a bookstand designed by Shigeru Ban.

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“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

0 by / on 16/07/2018, 16:44 / in Reading List

Published in June 2018 by École française d’Extrême-Orient, “The Hybridity of Buddhism: Contemporary Encounters between Tibetan and Chinese Traditions in Taiwan and the Mainland” edited by Fabienne Jagou is a collected volume of articles as a result of a three year project funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchanges.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 18:30 / in Reading List

As 2017 nears to a close, we’ve updated our Summer reading list to include 13 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world. Please note the reading list is best viewed on your computer’s browser, each link opens in a new tab.

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“Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet” By Geoffrey Barstow

“Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet” By Geoffrey Barstow

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:11 / in Reading List

Published in November 2017 by Columbia University Press, “Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet” by Geoffrey Barstow explores the tension between Buddhist ethics and Tibetan cultural norms to offer a novel perspective on the spiritual and social dimensions of meat eating.

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“The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture” By Paul G. Hackett (ed.)

“The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture” By Paul G. Hackett (ed.)

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:01 / in Reading List

Published in October 2017 by Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield), “The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture” edited by Paul G. Hackett, is a collection of academic essays exploring how the image of the meditating yogi has been absorbed into popular culture.

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“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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“The Life of the Madman of Ü” By David DiValerio

“The Life of the Madman of Ü” By David DiValerio

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 17:11 / in Reading List

Published in October 2016 by Oxford University Press, “The Life of the Madman of Ü” by David DiValerio tells the story of Künga Zangpo (1458-1532), a famous Tibetan Buddhist ascetic of the Kagyü sect. Having grown weary of the trials of human existence, Zangpo renounced the world during his teenage years, committing himself to learning and practicing the holy Dharma […]

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