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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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“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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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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“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

0 by / on 31/07/2019, 10:57 / in Book Reviews, Guest Post, Latest

In anticipation of the Summer 2019 edition of the Tibet Reading List (coming soon!), High Peaks Pure Earth presents a new review by Kalsang Yangzom of Bhuchung D. Sonam’s translated anthology of poems “Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet”.

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“Wuhouci” The Tibetan Community of Chengdu – Guest Post and Poetry Translation By Lowell Cook

“Wuhouci” The Tibetan Community of Chengdu – Guest Post and Poetry Translation By Lowell Cook

0 by / on 25/02/2019, 14:37 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

“The Tibetan Community of Chengdu” – An Introduction by Lowell Cook*   There are a number of Tibetan communities outside of the indigenous Tibetan lands and the community of Wuhouci is one of the most vibrant. Wuhouci is a neighborhood in the city of Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province, and has earned a name for itself as Chengdu’s […]

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Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

1 by / on 30/11/2018, 08:30 / in Guest Post, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth, in a cross-post with LA Review of Books China Channel, presents the seminal 1983 Tibetan poem Waterfall of Youth by Dondrup Gyal in a new English translation by Lowell Cook.

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Guest Post: “The Silence of the State: The Jokhang Fire and the Response of the Chinese Government” By Françoise Robin

Guest Post: “The Silence of the State: The Jokhang Fire and the Response of the Chinese Government” By Françoise Robin

1 by / on 21/03/2018, 16:30 / in Comment, Guest Post

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Paris based Tibet scholar Françoise Robin about the recent fire at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa.

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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

2 by / on 10/11/2017, 11:00 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated an emoji poem by contemporary Tibetan poet Kyabchen Dedrol and written an accompanying introduction. As different screens render emojis differently, an image of the whole poem is inserted into the post at the end. Thank you to Lowell Cook for another great submission! Please be sure […]

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Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

0 by / on 01/11/2017, 21:32 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

  “This is How We Quietly Work” How I felt yesterday upon meeting Pema Tseden By Gangshun

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