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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2018 Reading List

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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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“Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” By Ruth Gamble

“Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” By Ruth Gamble

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Published by Oxford University Press in September 2018, “Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” by Ruth Gamble examines how the third Karmapa hierarch, Rangjung Dorjé (1284-1339) transformed reincarnation from a belief into a lasting Tibetan institution.

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“Introduction to the Tibetan Language: An eTextbook for Spoken and Literary Tibetan” By Ruth Gamble, Tenzin Ringpapontsang, Chung Tsering and Grazia Scotellaro

“Introduction to the Tibetan Language: An eTextbook for Spoken and Literary Tibetan” By Ruth Gamble, Tenzin Ringpapontsang, Chung Tsering and Grazia Scotellaro

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Published by Australian National University Press, “Introduction to the Tibetan Language: An eTextbook for Spoken and Literary Tibetan” by Ruth Gamble, Tenzin Ringpapontsang, Chung Tsering and Grazia Scotellaro is a free resource for those wishing to learn Tibetan language.

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“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

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Published by Hirmer Publishers, “Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” by Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery, is the first comprehensive documentation of Alchi, the world-famous Buddhist monastery in Ladakh. Inside it houses thousands of rare and incomparable paintings and sculptures dating back to 11th-century Western Tibet.

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“Dorje the Yak” By Caryn Hartman, Lexi Vay and Gangkar Lhamo

“Dorje the Yak” By Caryn Hartman, Lexi Vay and Gangkar Lhamo

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Published in November 2018 by Pema Publishing, “Dorje the Yak” is by author Caryn Hartman, illustrator Lexi Vay and translator Gangkar Lhamo.

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“Dreams in Thin Air” By Michael Nybrandt and Thomas Mikkelson

“Dreams in Thin Air” By Michael Nybrandt and Thomas Mikkelson

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Published in March 2017 by Conundrum Press, “Dreams in Thin Air” by Michael Nybrandt and Thomas Mikkelson is a graphic novel telling the story of how the Tibetan national football team came to be.

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“Sikkim – Dawn of Democracy: The Truth Behind The Merger With India” By GBS Sidhu

“Sikkim – Dawn of Democracy: The Truth Behind The Merger With India” By GBS Sidhu

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Published in October 2018 by Penguin India, “Sikkim – Dawn of Democracy: The Truth Behind The Merger With India” by GBS Sidhu looks at the chain of events that led to the merger of Sikkim with India in 1975.

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“From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal” By Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup

“From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal” By Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup

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Published in October 2018 by University of California Press, “From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal” by Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup documents the demographic and social consequences of educational migration from Nubri, a Tibetan enclave in the highlands of Nepal.

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“Two More Years” By Tendar Tsering

“Two More Years” By Tendar Tsering

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Published in November 2017, in “Two More Years”, Tendar Tsering writes the story of his life. At the age of 12 he embarked on a difficult decision to leave his family in Tibet and cross the Himalayan mountains to study in India.

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“Enticement: Stories of Tibet” By Pema Tseden

“Enticement: Stories of Tibet” By Pema Tseden

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Published in September 2018 by the State University of New York Press, Enticement marks the English-language debut of prominent Tibetan writer and filmmaker Pema Tseden. Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani and Michael Monhart are the editors and translators.

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