Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“Resistance and Unity: The Chinese Invasion, Makchi Shangri Lhagyal, and a History of Tibet (1947-1959)” By Tashi Gelek, Dorjee Damdul and Tashi Dhondup

“Resistance and Unity: The Chinese Invasion, Makchi Shangri Lhagyal, and a History of Tibet (1947-1959)” By Tashi Gelek, Dorjee Damdul and Tashi Dhondup

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:29 / in Reading List

Published by Notion Press, “Resistance and Unity: The Chinese Invasion, Makchi Shangri Lhagyal, and a History of Tibet (1947-1959)” by Tashi Gelek, Dorjee Damdul and Tashi Dhondup and edited by Carole McGranahan, is an intellectual and familial labor of love and important contribution to the contemporary history of Tibet.

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“The Great Game in the Buddhist Himalayas: India and China’s Quest for Strategic Dominance” By Phunchok Stobdan

“The Great Game in the Buddhist Himalayas: India and China’s Quest for Strategic Dominance” By Phunchok Stobdan

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:28 / in Reading List

Published by Penguin India in October 2019, “The Great Game in the Buddhist Himalayas: India and China’s Quest for Strategic Dominance” by Phunchok Stobdan examines India-China, India-Tibet and China-Tibet relationships.

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“The Faults of Meat: Tibetan Buddhist Writings on Vegetarianism” Edited by Geoffrey Barstow

“The Faults of Meat: Tibetan Buddhist Writings on Vegetarianism” Edited by Geoffrey Barstow

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:25 / in Reading List

Published in November 2019 by Wisdom, “The Faults of Meat: Tibetan Buddhist Writings on Vegetarianism”, edited by Geoffrey Barstow, brings together for the first time a collection of rich and intricate explorations of authoritative Tibetan views on eating meat.

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“Sera Monastery” By José Cabezón and Penpa Dorjee

“Sera Monastery” By José Cabezón and Penpa Dorjee

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Published in November 2019 by Wisdom Publications, “Sera Monastery” by José Cabezón and Penpa Dorjee is the definitive history of Sera Monastery, one of the great monastic universities of Tibet, from its founding to the present.

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“Reasons and Lives in Buddhist Traditions: Tibetan and Buddhist Studies in Honor of Matthew Kapstein” Edited by Dan Arnold, Cécile Ducher and Pierre-Julien Harter

“Reasons and Lives in Buddhist Traditions: Tibetan and Buddhist Studies in Honor of Matthew Kapstein” Edited by Dan Arnold, Cécile Ducher and Pierre-Julien Harter

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Published in December 2019 by Wisdom, “Reasons and Lives in Buddhist Traditions: Tibetan and Buddhist Studies in Honor of Matthew Kapstein”, edited by Dan Arnold, Cécile Ducher and Pierre-Julien Harter celebrates the career of a venerated scholar and inspires incisive new contributions to the field of Indian and Tibetan Buddhism.

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“Tsongkhapa: A Buddha in the Land of Snows” By Thupten Jinpa

“Tsongkhapa: A Buddha in the Land of Snows” By Thupten Jinpa

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

Published by Shambhala Publications in December 2019, “Tsongkhapa: A Buddha in the Land of Snows” by Thupten Jinpa is a comprehensive portrait of Jé Tsongkhapa (1357–1419).

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Blossoming Broken Flowers: Selected Writings from High Peaks Pure Earth

Blossoming Broken Flowers: Selected Writings from High Peaks Pure Earth

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:21 / in Reading List

A cheeky addition to the Winter 2019 Tibet Reading List is our own publication produced in partnership with the UK charity Tibet Relief Fund.

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Frontier Tibet: Patterns of Change in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands, edited by Stéphane Gros

Frontier Tibet: Patterns of Change in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands, edited by Stéphane Gros

0 by / on 23/12/2019, 16:19 / in Reading List

Published in December 2019 by Amsterdam University Press, “Frontier Tibet: Patterns of Change in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands”, edited by Stéphane Gros, is a new edited volume that explores the intertwined questions of place-making, identity, and socio-political transformations that constitute convoluted historical trajectory of the Kham region and influenced its becoming as a regional formation within the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands.

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“A History of Modern Tibet Volume 4: In the Eye of the Storm, 1957-1959” By Melvyn C. Goldstein

“A History of Modern Tibet Volume 4: In the Eye of the Storm, 1957-1959” By Melvyn C. Goldstein

0 by / on 20/12/2019, 15:45 / in Reading List

Published by University of California Press in November 2019, “A History of Modern Tibet Volume 4: In the Eye of the Storm, 1957-1959” by Melvyn C. Goldstein is the fourth volume of his History of Modern Tibet series and focuses on the events that occurred from 1957–59.

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“Tibetan Resettlement Stories: Voices of Boston” – Book Review by Tenzin Yewong Dongchung

“Tibetan Resettlement Stories: Voices of Boston” – Book Review by Tenzin Yewong Dongchung

0 by / on 18/12/2019, 14:11 / in Book Reviews, Guest Post, Latest

In anticipation of the Winter 2019 edition of the Tibet Reading List (coming very soon!), High Peaks Pure Earth presents a book review by Tenzin Yewong Dongchung of “Tibetan Resettlement Stories: Voices of Boston”, a publication launched earlier this month.

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