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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

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:27 / in Reading List

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

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:23 / in Reading List

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

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 19:57 / in Reading List

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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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 21:40 / in Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 26 (!) 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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“Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” By Max Oidtmann

“Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” By Max Oidtmann

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Published in July 2018 by Columbia University Press, “Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet” by Max Oidtmann looks into the polyglot world of the Qing empire in search of the origins of the golden urn tradition.

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“Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” By Wen-shing Chou

“Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” By Wen-shing Chou

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:29 / in Reading List

Published by Princeton University Press in February 2018, “Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain” by Wen-shing Chou is an exploration of the changing meaning and significance of one of the world’s great religious sites.

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“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

“The Hybridity of Buddhism” Edited by Fabienne Jagou

0 by / on 16/07/2018, 16:44 / in Reading List

Published in June 2018 by École française d’Extrême-Orient, “The Hybridity of Buddhism: Contemporary Encounters between Tibetan and Chinese Traditions in Taiwan and the Mainland” edited by Fabienne Jagou is a collected volume of articles as a result of a three year project funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchanges.

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