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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, Latest, 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, Latest

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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“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

0 by / on 16/01/2019, 20:29 / in Art, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a piece about Tibetan artist Traye Donne (བཀྲ་ཡེ་དོན་ནེ་ bKraye donne, 泽郎夺理 ) and his debut exhibition in Lhasa that was originally published on the “Melong Art” WeChat channel on July 12, 2018.

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“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

0 by / on 09/01/2019, 18:13 / in Comment, History, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is starting off 2019 with the English translation of a blogpost by Woeser that continues her long series about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet. Last year we published seven parts and this is the eighth.

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The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2018

The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2018

0 by / on 01/01/2019, 20:14 / in Latest, News, Woeser

A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2018 was a great year of translations, music videos and guest posts on High Peaks Pure Earth, thank you all for reading, submitting, commenting, supporting, sharing and getting in touch.

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My Opinion on Tibetans Celebrating “Western Festivals” By Tsewang Norbu

My Opinion on Tibetans Celebrating “Western Festivals” By Tsewang Norbu

0 by / on 25/12/2018, 09:49 / in Comment, Latest, Society

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a post by one of the founders of the website TibetCul, Tsewang Norbu, which was originally published on WeChat on December 23, 2016.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:44 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Winter 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Summer Reading List to include 17 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 here.

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“East Turkestan Through the Eyes of a Tibetan” By Woeser

“East Turkestan Through the Eyes of a Tibetan” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/12/2018, 14:50 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia in August 2018, and published on her blog on September 22, 2018.

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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, Latest, 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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Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

0 by / on 21/11/2018, 17:00 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of WeChat posts from March this year about a controversial passage in a primary school textbook that had Tibetans outraged about what they saw as misrepresentation and distortion of facts.

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