Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

Guest Post: “Debating Marriage and Domestic Violence in Tibet Today” By Françoise Robin

Guest Post: “Debating Marriage and Domestic Violence in Tibet Today” By Françoise Robin

0 by / on 25/11/2019, 13:16 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Paris based Tibet scholar Françoise Robin looking at the hard-hitting topics of domestic violence, inter-ethnic marriage and gender from the point of view of Tibetan women in Tibet today, as discussed via the app WeChat.

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Tibetan Environmentalist Kunga Tsayang: “Without Outside Influences, We Would Not Need to Protect the Environment”

Tibetan Environmentalist Kunga Tsayang: “Without Outside Influences, We Would Not Need to Protect the Environment”

0 by / on 09/10/2019, 18:20 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an article about Tibetans and the environment, originally published in Chinese by the TibetSheep WeChat channel on October 1, 2018. The article is the seventh in a series of write ups from a group calling themselves the “Social and Natural Resources Study Group”.

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“I Have No Enemies, I Follow My Own Thoughts” By Theurang

“I Have No Enemies, I Follow My Own Thoughts” By Theurang

0 by / on 26/09/2019, 12:54 / in Interview, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of an interview with Tibetan poet, writer and intellectual Theurang (real name: Tashi Rabten) – one of the most prominent and widely read young contemporary poets in Tibetan literary circles today.

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“Superstition Is The Cause Of Environmental Destruction” By Thubten Phuntsok

“Superstition Is The Cause Of Environmental Destruction” By Thubten Phuntsok

2 by / on 11/09/2019, 18:03 / in Comment, Latest, Society

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a Tibetan language article by Tibetan scholar Professor Thubten Phuntsok which was posted online on July 16, 2019. That day corresponded with the Buddhist festival of Universal Prayer Day or Dzam Ling Chi Sang.

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“Blossoming Broken Flowers”: New Publication Produced in Partnership with Tibet Relief Fund of the UK

“Blossoming Broken Flowers”: New Publication Produced in Partnership with Tibet Relief Fund of the UK

0 by / on 29/08/2019, 11:55 / in Latest, News

High Peaks Pure Earth is proud to present a new publication titled “Blossoming Broken Flowers: Selected Writings from High Peaks Pure Earth” which has been produced in partnership with the UK charity Tibet Relief Fund.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:43 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2019 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 18 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 […]

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“Buddhism and the Military in Tibet during the Ganden Phodrang Period (1642-1959)” Edited by Alice Travers and Frederica Venturi

“Buddhism and the Military in Tibet during the Ganden Phodrang Period (1642-1959)” Edited by Alice Travers and Frederica Venturi

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:36 / in Reading List

This journal published by the École française d’Extrême-Orient, “Buddhism and the Military in Tibet during the Ganden Phodrang Period (1642-1959)” is a collection of essays edited by Alice Travers and Frederica Venturi.

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“Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Edited by Karl Debreczeny

“Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Edited by Karl Debreczeny

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:35 / in Reading List

Published in February 2019 and available through University of Washington Press, “Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” is a collection of essays edited by Karl Debreczeny exploring the dynamic intersection of politics, religion, and art in Tibetan Buddhism.

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“The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” By Matthew Akester

“The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” By Matthew Akester

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:35 / in Reading List

Published by Garuda Books in April 2019, “The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” by Matthew Akester tells the largely unknown story of the Jebumgang Temple in Lhasa.

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“Trading Caterpillar Fungus in Tibet: When Economic Boom Hits Rural Area” By Emilia Roza Sulek

“Trading Caterpillar Fungus in Tibet: When Economic Boom Hits Rural Area” By Emilia Roza Sulek

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:34 / in Reading List

Published in July 2019 by Amsterdam University Press, “Trading Caterpillar Fungus in Tibet: When Economic Boom Hits Rural Area” by Emilia Roza Sulek looks at the caterpillar fungus trade among the pastoralists of Golok in Amdo.

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