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“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

0 by / on 31/07/2019, 10:57 / in Book Reviews, Guest Post, Latest

In anticipation of the Summer 2019 edition of the Tibet Reading List (coming soon!), High Peaks Pure Earth presents a new review by Kalsang Yangzom of Bhuchung D. Sonam’s translated anthology of poems “Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet”.

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Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

0 by / on 25/04/2019, 06:57 / in Comment, Latest, News

On April 8, 2019, an event was held at Columbia University, New York, to mark the tenth anniversary of this website High Peaks Pure Earth. We’d like to thank all those who attended and have given help, support and encouragement to us over the years.

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“Wuhouci” The Tibetan Community of Chengdu – Guest Post and Poetry Translation By Lowell Cook

“Wuhouci” The Tibetan Community of Chengdu – Guest Post and Poetry Translation By Lowell Cook

0 by / on 25/02/2019, 14:37 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

“The Tibetan Community of Chengdu” – An Introduction by Lowell Cook*   There are a number of Tibetan communities outside of the indigenous Tibetan lands and the community of Wuhouci is one of the most vibrant. Wuhouci is a neighborhood in the city of Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province, and has earned a name for itself as Chengdu’s […]

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Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

1 by / on 30/11/2018, 08:30 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth, in a cross-post with LA Review of Books China Channel, presents the seminal 1983 Tibetan poem Waterfall of Youth by Dondrup Gyal in a new English translation by Lowell Cook.

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Poem: “You Who Bear the Sins of Your Dreams, For My Friend Shokjang” By Theurang

Poem: “You Who Bear the Sins of Your Dreams, For My Friend Shokjang” By Theurang

4 by / on 26/03/2018, 09:17 / in Latest, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth is publishing the English translation of a poem written by Tashi Rabten (pen name: Theurang) and presented to his close friend Shokjang upon his release from prison.

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Three Poems by Chen Metak

Three Poems by Chen Metak

2 by / on 14/03/2018, 18:40 / in Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents Bhuchung D Sonam’s translations of three poems by prominent poet from Amdo, Chen Metak.

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Poem: “Eye of the Empire” By Woeser

Poem: “Eye of the Empire” By Woeser

0 by / on 10/03/2018, 11:10 / in Poetry, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation by Palden Gyal of Woeser’s poem “Eye of the Empire, originally published by the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on February 9, 2018.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2017 Reading List

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 18:30 / in Reading List

As 2017 nears to a close, we’ve updated our Summer reading list to include 13 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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“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” Translated by Bhuchung D. Sonam

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” Translated by Bhuchung D. Sonam

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:08 / in Reading List

Published in October 2017 by Blackneck Books, an imprint of TibetWrites, “Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet”, is a selection of poetry from Tibet translated into English by Bhuchung D. Sonam.

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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

2 by / on 10/11/2017, 11:00 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated an emoji poem by contemporary Tibetan poet Kyabchen Dedrol and written an accompanying introduction. As different screens render emojis differently, an image of the whole poem is inserted into the post at the end. Thank you to Lowell Cook for another great submission! Please be sure […]

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