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A Selection of Woeser’s Coronavirus Related Instagram Posts

A Selection of Woeser’s Coronavirus Related Instagram Posts

0 by / on 13/03/2020, 14:24 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of Woeser’s Instagram posts since January 2020 that are related to Coronavirus. 

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“Attention! The new Coronavirus in the Tibetan regions, including Kardze Prefecture!” By Woeser

“Attention! The new Coronavirus in the Tibetan regions, including Kardze Prefecture!” By Woeser

0 by / on 17/02/2020, 17:18 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia on February 7, 2020 and also published on her blog on February 8, 2020.

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Poem: “The Lama Tsongkhapa Who Missed his Mother atop Ganden Mountain” By Chime

Poem: “The Lama Tsongkhapa Who Missed his Mother atop Ganden Mountain” By Chime

0 by / on 12/02/2020, 23:43 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a poem titled “The Lama Tsongkhapa Who Missed his Mother atop Ganden Mountain” written by Tibetan female poet from Amdo, Chime.

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Masks, Mantras, and the Black-9 Pill: Thubten Phuntsok and Tibetan Netizens on Coronavirus and Tibetan Medicine

Masks, Mantras, and the Black-9 Pill: Thubten Phuntsok and Tibetan Netizens on Coronavirus and Tibetan Medicine

0 by / on 04/02/2020, 10:36 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has been monitoring online responses to the coronavirus. Tibetans are responding with satire and poetry, as well as disseminating practical information and translating health advisory notices into Tibetan. In addition to producing translations of health warnings and sharing preventative advice, the pandemic is generating a debate about the efficacy of Tibetan medicine.

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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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“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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Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

0 by / on 25/04/2019, 06:57 / in Comment, Latest, News

On April 8, 2019, an event was held at Columbia University, New York, to mark the tenth anniversary of this website High Peaks Pure Earth. We’d like to thank all those who attended and have given help, support and encouragement to us over the years.

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“Photos Preserving the Memory of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet” By Woeser

“Photos Preserving the Memory of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet” By Woeser

0 by / on 20/02/2019, 16:00 / in Comment, History, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that reflects on her father’s photos of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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“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

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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