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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2019 Reading List

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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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“Buddhism and the Military in Tibet during the Ganden Phodrang Period (1642-1959)” Edited by Alice Travers and Frederica Venturi

“Buddhism and the Military in Tibet during the Ganden Phodrang Period (1642-1959)” Edited by Alice Travers and Frederica Venturi

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This journal published by the École française d’Extrême-Orient, “Buddhism and the Military in Tibet during the Ganden Phodrang Period (1642-1959)” is a collection of essays edited by Alice Travers and Frederica Venturi.

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“Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Edited by Karl Debreczeny

“Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Edited by Karl Debreczeny

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Published in February 2019 and available through University of Washington Press, “Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” is a collection of essays edited by Karl Debreczeny exploring the dynamic intersection of politics, religion, and art in Tibetan Buddhism.

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“The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” By Matthew Akester

“The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” By Matthew Akester

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Published by Garuda Books in April 2019, “The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” by Matthew Akester tells the largely unknown story of the Jebumgang Temple in Lhasa.

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“Trading Caterpillar Fungus in Tibet: When Economic Boom Hits Rural Area” By Emilia Roza Sulek

“Trading Caterpillar Fungus in Tibet: When Economic Boom Hits Rural Area” By Emilia Roza Sulek

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Published in July 2019 by Amsterdam University Press, “Trading Caterpillar Fungus in Tibet: When Economic Boom Hits Rural Area” by Emilia Roza Sulek looks at the caterpillar fungus trade among the pastoralists of Golok in Amdo.

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“Love In No Man’s Land” By Duo Ji Zhuo Ga

“Love In No Man’s Land” By Duo Ji Zhuo Ga

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Published by Head of Zeus in February 2019, “Love In No Man’s Land” by Duo Ji Zhuo Ga (Dorje Dolkar) is an epic story originally written in Chinese and translated into English by Hallie Treadway.

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“My Phenomenal Tibet Journey” By Tenzin Choekyi

“My Phenomenal Tibet Journey” By Tenzin Choekyi

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Published in December 2018 by Author House, “My Phenomenal Tibet Journey” by London based 6 year old Tenzin Choekyi, is a children’s book about her journey to Tibet.

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“Tibet: the Bradt Travel Guide” By Michael Buckley

“Tibet: the Bradt Travel Guide” By Michael Buckley

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Published by Bradt Travel Guides in September 2018, “Tibet: the Bradt Travel Guide” by Michael Buckley is a new, thoroughly updated edition of Bradt’s Tibet encompassing the wider region of ethnic Tibet with more detailed coverage of the Amdo and Kham regions than is found in other guides.

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“Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature” By Douglas S. Duckworth

“Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature” By Douglas S. Duckworth

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Published in January 2019 by Oxford University Press, “Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature” by Douglas S. Duckworth offers an engaging philosophical overview of Tibetan Buddhist thought.

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“The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great” By Alexander Gardner

“The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great” By Alexander Gardner

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Published in July 2019 by Snow Lion, “The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great” by Alexander Gardner is the most accessible work available on Jamgon Kongtrul’s life, writings, and influence, written as a truly engaging historical biography.

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