Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“Reconsidering the Classification of Tibetan Dialects” By Thubten Phuntsok

“Reconsidering the Classification of Tibetan Dialects” By Thubten Phuntsok

0 by / on 28/01/2019, 11:40 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth present an English translation of a talk given by Professor Thubten Phuntsok presented at the 2nd Conference on Tibetan Language at Nankai University, Tianjin, in August 2017. The Tibetan language post was published on WeChat on August 25, 2017.

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“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

0 by / on 16/01/2019, 20:29 / in Art, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a piece about Tibetan artist Traye Donne (བཀྲ་ཡེ་དོན་ནེ་ bKraye donne, 泽郎夺理 ) and his debut exhibition in Lhasa that was originally published on the “Melong Art” WeChat channel on July 12, 2018.

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“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

0 by / on 09/01/2019, 18:13 / in Comment, History, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is starting off 2019 with the English translation of a blogpost by Woeser that continues her long series about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet. Last year we published seven parts and this is the eighth.

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The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2018

The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2018

0 by / on 01/01/2019, 20:14 / in Latest, News, Woeser

A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2018 was a great year of translations, music videos and guest posts on High Peaks Pure Earth, thank you all for reading, submitting, commenting, supporting, sharing and getting in touch.

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“Fire Under The Snow: Testimony of a Tibetan Prisoner” By Palden Gyatso

“Fire Under The Snow: Testimony of a Tibetan Prisoner” By Palden Gyatso

0 by / on 29/12/2018, 12:12 / in Reading List

A late addition to the Winter Tibet Reading List in honour of Palden Gyatso who passed away on November 30 at the age of 85.

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My Opinion on Tibetans Celebrating “Western Festivals” By Tsewang Norbu

My Opinion on Tibetans Celebrating “Western Festivals” By Tsewang Norbu

0 by / on 25/12/2018, 09:49 / in Comment, Latest, Society

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a post by one of the founders of the website TibetCul, Tsewang Norbu, which was originally published on WeChat on December 23, 2016.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:44 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Winter 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Summer Reading List to include 17 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. Alternatively, see all the titles on Amazon in one place here.

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“Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” By Ruth Gamble

“Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” By Ruth Gamble

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:10 / in Reading List

Published by Oxford University Press in September 2018, “Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” by Ruth Gamble examines how the third Karmapa hierarch, Rangjung Dorjé (1284-1339) transformed reincarnation from a belief into a lasting Tibetan institution.

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“Introduction to the Tibetan Language: An eTextbook for Spoken and Literary Tibetan” By Ruth Gamble, Tenzin Ringpapontsang, Chung Tsering and Grazia Scotellaro

“Introduction to the Tibetan Language: An eTextbook for Spoken and Literary Tibetan” By Ruth Gamble, Tenzin Ringpapontsang, Chung Tsering and Grazia Scotellaro

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:09 / in Reading List

Published by Australian National University Press, “Introduction to the Tibetan Language: An eTextbook for Spoken and Literary Tibetan” by Ruth Gamble, Tenzin Ringpapontsang, Chung Tsering and Grazia Scotellaro is a free resource for those wishing to learn Tibetan language.

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“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:08 / in Reading List

Published by Hirmer Publishers, “Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” by Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery, is the first comprehensive documentation of Alchi, the world-famous Buddhist monastery in Ladakh. Inside it houses thousands of rare and incomparable paintings and sculptures dating back to 11th-century Western Tibet.

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