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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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“Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing” By Matthew King

“Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing” By Matthew King

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Published by Columbia University Press in April 2019, “Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing” by Matthew King tells the story of one Mongolian monk’s efforts to defend Buddhist monasticism in revolutionary times, revealing an unexplored landscape of countermodern Buddhisms beyond old imperial formations and the newly invented national subject.

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“The Other Emptiness: Rethinking the Zhentong Buddhist Discourse in Tibet” Edited by Michael R. Sheehy and Klaus-Dieter Mathes

“The Other Emptiness: Rethinking the Zhentong Buddhist Discourse in Tibet” Edited by Michael R. Sheehy and Klaus-Dieter Mathes

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Published in December 2019 by State University of New York Press, “The Other Emptiness: Rethinking the Zhentong Buddhist Discourse in Tibet” edited by Michael R. Sheehy and Klaus-Dieter Mathes, brings together perspectives of leading international Tibetan studies scholars on the subject of zhentong or “other-emptiness.”

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“The Faults of Meat: Tibetan Buddhist Writings on Vegetarianism” Edited by Geoffrey Barstow

“The Faults of Meat: Tibetan Buddhist Writings on Vegetarianism” Edited by Geoffrey Barstow

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Published in November 2019 by Wisdom, “The Faults of Meat: Tibetan Buddhist Writings on Vegetarianism”, edited by Geoffrey Barstow, brings together for the first time a collection of rich and intricate explorations of authoritative Tibetan views on eating meat.

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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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“Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet” By Jane Caple

“Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet” By Jane Caple

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Published in March 2019 by University of Hawaii Press, “Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet” by Jane Caple is an ethnographic study exploring the social and moral dimensions of monastic revival and reform across a range of Geluk monasteries in northeast Tibet (Amdo/Qinghai Province) from the 1980s on.

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“Inseparable across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of the Tibetan Visionaries Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tare Lhamo” Translated by Holly Gayley

“Inseparable across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of the Tibetan Visionaries Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tare Lhamo” Translated by Holly Gayley

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Published by Snow Lion in February 2019, “Inseparable across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of the Tibetan Visionaries Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tare Lhamo” by Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tare Lhamo and translated by Holly Gayley, offers the translations of love letters between two modern Buddhist visionaries for the first time.

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“Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism” By Eric Huntington

“Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism” By Eric Huntington

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Published in March 2019 by University of Washington Press, “Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism” by Eric Huntington explores the various ways that Buddhists have imagined and represented the cosmos over the last nearly two thousand years of Buddhist history in Tibet, Nepal and India. 

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“The Monastery Rules: Buddhist Monastic Organization in Pre-Modern Tibet” By Berthe Jansen

“The Monastery Rules: Buddhist Monastic Organization in Pre-Modern Tibet” By Berthe Jansen

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Published in November 2018 by the University of California Press, “The Monastery Rules: Buddhist Monastic Organization in Pre-Modern Tibet” by Berthe Jansen discusses the position of the monasteries in pre-1950s Tibetan Buddhist societies and how that position was informed by the far-reaching relationship of monastic Buddhism with Tibetan society, economy, law, and culture.

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“Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism” By José Ignacio Cabezón

“Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism” By José Ignacio Cabezón

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Published in 2017 by Wisdom, “Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism” by José Ignacio Cabezón is a magnum opus from one of America’s foremost scholars of Buddhism and reveals the treatment of sex, gender, and sexual orientation in the Indian and Tibetan traditions.

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