Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

A Selection of Songs From Two Albums by The Tibet Patient

A Selection of Songs From Two Albums by The Tibet Patient

0 by / on 22/01/2020, 16:52 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents English translations of selected songs by Tibetan music duo called “The Tibet Patient” (བོད་ཀྱི་ནད་པ།). The Tibet Patient are two friends Jigshed Kyab and Pema Dorje from Amdo who met at university. This post follows on from the interview we translated with them and posted online last month.

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A Selection of Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Summers of 2018 and 2019

A Selection of Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Summers of 2018 and 2019

0 by / on 17/01/2020, 14:49 / in Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of Woeser’s posts on her Instagram account from the two summers in 2018 and 2019. These are the times that Woeser either spends time in Lhasa or on travels.

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The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2019

The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2019

0 by / on 01/01/2020, 17:00 / in Latest, News

A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2019 was our tenth anniversary year and we’d like to thank all our readers for your constant support. 

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2019 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2019 Reading List

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:54 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Winter 2019 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Summer Reading List to include 21 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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“TIBET: Reports from Exile” by Thubten Samphel

“TIBET: Reports from Exile” by Thubten Samphel

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:37 / in Reading List

Published by Blackneck Books, Dharamsala, and launched there on December 14, 2019, “TIBET: Reports from Exile” by Thubten Samphel chronicles decades of history through articles and essay.

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“The Tibetan Suitcase” By Tsering Namgyal Khortsa

“The Tibetan Suitcase” By Tsering Namgyal Khortsa

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:36 / in Reading List

Published by Blackneck Books, Dharamsala, and launched there on November 6, 2019, “The Tibetan Suitcase” by Tsering Namgyal Khortsa is a new paperback edition of the novel.

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Tibetan Resettlement Stories: Voices of Boston

Tibetan Resettlement Stories: Voices of Boston

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:35 / in Reading List

Recently reviewed here on High Peaks Pure Earth, “Tibetan Resettlement Stories: Voices of Boston” portrays the lives and images of forty first-generation Tibetans who settled in Boston. 

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“Chinese Influences on Modern Tibetan Writings: A Study of Selected Writings of Yidam Tsering and Dhondup Gyal” By Sonam Dolkar

“Chinese Influences on Modern Tibetan Writings: A Study of Selected Writings of Yidam Tsering and Dhondup Gyal” By Sonam Dolkar

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:35 / in Reading List

Published in July 2019 by Om Publications, “Chinese Influences on Modern Tibetan Writings: A Study of Selected Writings of Yidam Tsering and Dhondup Gyal” by Sonam Dolkar critically evaluates the political and ideological impacts of Chinese influences on the development of modern Tibetan writing.

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“Becoming Bilingual in School and Home in Tibetan Areas of China: Stories of Struggle” By YiXi LaMuCuo

“Becoming Bilingual in School and Home in Tibetan Areas of China: Stories of Struggle” By YiXi LaMuCuo

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:34 / in Reading List

Published in July 2019 by Springer, “Becoming Bilingual in School and Home in Tibetan Areas of China: Stories of Struggle” by YiXi LaMuCuo offers a deep understanding of bilingualism and bilingual education by examining the stories of five individuals’ learning experiences over a period of almost 60 years.

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“Tibetan Nation: A History Of Tibetan Nationalism And Sino-Tibetan Relations” By Warren Smith

“Tibetan Nation: A History Of Tibetan Nationalism And Sino-Tibetan Relations” By Warren Smith

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:33 / in Reading List

Published in July 2019 by Routledge, “Tibetan Nation: A History Of Tibetan Nationalism And Sino-Tibetan Relations” by Warren Smith offers the most comprehensive account available of Tibetan nationalism, Sino-Tibetan relations, and the issue of Tibetan self-determination.

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