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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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Announcing the First High Peaks Pure Earth Instagram Stories Takeover by Tibetan Women Poets

Announcing the First High Peaks Pure Earth Instagram Stories Takeover by Tibetan Women Poets

0 by / on 21/02/2020, 09:11 / in Latest, News, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth is proud to announce the first ever Instagram Stories Takeover by Tibetan women poets which will begin on the first day of Losar – Monday, February 24, 2020.

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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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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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