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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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“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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Interview with Music Duo The Tibet Patient: We Are All Patients in Between Dreams and Reality

Interview with Music Duo The Tibet Patient: We Are All Patients in Between Dreams and Reality

0 by / on 12/12/2019, 14:40 / in Interview, Latest, Music

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of an interview with Tibetan music duo who call themselves The Tibet Patient. The interview was originally published online at this URL last year but is no longer online.

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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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“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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