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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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“Blossoming Broken Flowers”: New Publication Produced in Partnership with Tibet Relief Fund of the UK

“Blossoming Broken Flowers”: New Publication Produced in Partnership with Tibet Relief Fund of the UK

0 by / on 29/08/2019, 11:55 / in Latest, News

High Peaks Pure Earth is proud to present a new publication titled “Blossoming Broken Flowers: Selected Writings from High Peaks Pure Earth” which has been produced in partnership with the UK charity Tibet Relief Fund.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:43 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2019 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 18 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. Alternatively, see all the titles on Amazon in one place […]

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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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Profile of Tibetan Artist Couple Langdun Dedron and Tsering Namgyal

Profile of Tibetan Artist Couple Langdun Dedron and Tsering Namgyal

0 by / on 23/05/2019, 15:20 / in Art, Latest, People

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of Lhasa-based Tibetan artist couple Langdun Dedron and Tsering Namgyal. The profile was published on July 30 2018 on the WeChat channel of the Creative Centre for Tibetan Culture and was written by Dekyi Dolma.  

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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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The Late Writer Yangdon: “Tibetan Women and My Literature”

The Late Writer Yangdon: “Tibetan Women and My Literature”

1 by / on 29/03/2019, 20:58 / in Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a 2016 interview with the late Tibetan female writer Yangdon which was distributed via the TibetSheep WeChat channel on December 9, 2018.

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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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