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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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“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

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:08 / in Reading List

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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“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

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:05 / in Reading List

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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“Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” By Claude Arpi

“Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” By Claude Arpi

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:25 / in Reading List

Published by Vij Books in August 2017, “Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation, India -Tibet Relations 1947-1962, Part 1” by Claude Arpi uses never-accessed-before Indian archival material to examine India-Tibet Relations from 1947 to 1962.

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“In Diasporic Lands: Tibetan Refugees and their Transformation since the Exodus” By Sudeep Basu

“In Diasporic Lands: Tibetan Refugees and their Transformation since the Exodus” By Sudeep Basu

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:19 / in Reading List

Published earlier this year by Orient Black Swan in India, “In Diasporic Lands: Tibetan Refugees and their Transformation since the Exodus” by Sudeep Basu studies the dynamics of Tibetan refugees’ emergent culture in the midst of their hosts, and in distinctly urban settings. Based on the author’s ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Darjeeling town, West Bengal, this volume looks at how places and […]

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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

1 by / on 30/11/2017, 12:29 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the second (and final) part of this piece by Woeser originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 14, 2017.

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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

0 by / on 29/11/2017, 12:18 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 14, 2017.

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Poem: “That Night I Dreamt of Langchen La…” By Woeser

Poem: “That Night I Dreamt of Langchen La…” By Woeser

0 by / on 19/09/2017, 16:24 / in Poetry, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by Woeser written on May 17, 2017, and published on her blog on June 9, 2017. 

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“Discussing the Meaning of the Kalachakra Teachings Again” By Woeser

“Discussing the Meaning of the Kalachakra Teachings Again” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/03/2017, 16:18 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on January 18, 2017.

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“Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” By T. Richard Blurton

“Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” By T. Richard Blurton

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 16:03 / in Reading List

Published in March 2016 by British Museum Press, “Krishna in the Garden of Assam, The History and Context of a Much-Travelled Textile” by T. Richard Blurton is an illustrated guide to the Vrindavani Vastra – the most important surviving example of an Assamese devotional textile.

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