Tonights show is very full! We have the wonderful William Woollard reading chapters 5 and 6 from his amazing book, Buddhism and the Science of Happiness. We play three tracks tonight. Spoons and Winning Hand by Sheri Miller are from her brand new album, Winning Hand. Our thanks to the Podsafe Music Network for facilitating the playing of tonights music. To finish the show we play the wake up track, Love is True by The Palpitations.If you like Karen’s wonderful voice, listen in to her swiss german making a brief vocal appearance! Shoutouts to friends across the globe! Take great care and have a fabulous week. Thank you so much for listening.
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Welcome to another evening of A Buddhist Podcast!. Tonight we are very fortunate to be able to have William Woollard reading Chapter 4 from his new book, Buddhism and the Science of Happiness. Congratulations to William on the books recent translation into Spanish as well!
We have two tracks from the Podsafe Music Network to play for you tonight. First off, we have Spencer Lee singing Burnin the Bed. Second we have the wonderful Lascivious Biddies with Hell of a Boy.
We have another run of shout outs as well! Thank you so much for continuing to listen to the show, we have just gone over the million downloads milestone with Libsyn. Thank you for being with us. Have a wonderful week!
Jason is back from Japan and we are back with another show! Tonight we have a lecture for you on Nichiren Daishonin’s writing, “Letter to Jakunichi-Bo”. Based on President Ikeda’s lecture in SGI Newsletter 7676, this is the second time Jason has lectured on this writing, but it’s so different! Themes include:
- Forging ordinary human beings into buddhas
- Gohonzon, a blue print for Buddhahood
- What are the odds being able to practice
- The four virtues
- Bodhisattva Superior Practices
- Three powerful enemies
- The right teacher
- Three presidents
- Johan Galtung
Tonight we have music from the Podsafe Music Network. We play Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros singing Coma Girl and Kelly Brock with Cowboy Boots and Levis. We have shoutouts and a quick catch up with Jason’s last few weeks. The artwork for tonights show is of the cherry blossom in Tokyo last week.
Thank you so much for waiting and for taking the time to download the show. Have a fabulous week!
Welcome to another episode of A Buddhist Podcast. Tonight we have William Woollard reading the penultimate chapter 15 of his popular book, The Reluctant Buddhist.
Lots of shoutout tonight! We play two great tracks of music tonight. The first is Smile by the our friend Robin Lukas. The second is by Allison Crowe who sings This Little Bird. Our thanks to the the Podsafe Music Network at musically.com.
If you would like to for us to give you a shout out on the show, click the link on the left hand side of our website “Shoutouts”. If you have a great experience of practicing this Buddhism that you would be happy for us to read on the show, you can click the link for Experiences on the site!
Thank you to everyone for taking the time to listen to the show. Have a victorious week.
Welcome to another show! It has been a really long time, thank you for bearing with us. Jason has new work that requires a lot of hours and travel that we are still getting used to!
On tonights show we have a lecture on the letter that Nichiren Daishonin wrote to the Ikegami brothers in 1275, its called simply, “Letter to the Brothers”. Tonights lecture is based on President Ikeda’s lecture from SGI Newsletter 7832 and subjects include:
- Buddhism is about overcoming negativity
- Walking the talk, the first three presidents of the Soka Gakkai
- The Dad, the priest, the wives and the brothers
- Faith is believing in peoples greatness
- We lose because of fear and influence
- We win because of wisdom and courage
- Three obstacles and four devils
- Will power is not enough
- United in purpose
- Master your mind
- Change within creates change without
We have wonderful experiences from Jay Osburn in Michigan (The artwork for this episode is of Charley) and Gerald White in Las Vegas in the US. We have shoutouts that really span the world and of course music. On tonights show we play Days of Summer by Now is Now and Lucky Day by Stavia, both courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network on musicalley.com
We send you our very best for a truly wonderful week and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all your support and encouragement!
We are back with another show! On tonights show we have the wonderful William Woollard reading Chapter 13 from his best selling book, The Reluctant Buddhist. We also have experiences from Claudia Blaszynzky in Sacramento and Robert ‘Skip’ Williams in Hong Kong.
We play three tracks tonight! We have Danko Jones with First Date, Robin Lukas with Smile and Beth Thornley with Mr Lovely! We would like to thank Robin Lukas for letting us play Smile and also express our thanks to Musicalley.com for making the music of Danko Jones and Beth Thornley available for us to play.
We have shoutouts, truly from all over the world. Also tonight we include some of the unedited audio from the live video, “Behind the Scenes with A Buddhist Podcast”. In the show tonight we make reference to Xavier Picks Peace exhibition and the forthcoming meeting of the SGI-UK Education Division meeting.
On the site you will notice a new heading on the right, called shoutouts, click the link and send us your shoutout, this way we make sure we don’t lose any of your precious names.
If you have a question, an experience that you would like to share with us, get in touch, we love hearing from you!
Welcome to another episode of A Buddhist Podcast! On tonights show we have a lecture on the letter that Nichiren Daishonin wrote to Sennichi-ama, its called The Drum at the Gate of Thunder. Subjects include:
- Hope spreads like fire
- Sennichi-ama the sincere disciple
- What does it mean to make an offering to the Lotus Sutra?
- Open the storehouse of your life
- Blossom with hope
- Even Devadatta attains Buddhahood
- Women with the heart of a Lion King
- Igniting the field of our unhappy karma
- Did they die in the state of Buddhahood?
- The Drum at the Gate of Thunder
- Merely seeing my mentor . . .
Thanks to the wonderful talent of the great Phil Campbell (follow him on twitter at @philcampbell) tonights show was streamed live on Bambuser and a recording of the unedited version of tonights show can be seen on our website.
Shoutouts run out to our friends from across the globe!
We play music from the very talented Jody Gnant, who sings her track, Great Day. Thank you to Music Alley for being able to play that track. We also play O’amanhecer (Dawn) by Paul Kouatchou, a beautiful song sung in Portuguese!
From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much for listening to the show tonight and for all your support. Have a truly amazing week.
Welcome to another episode of A Buddhist Podcast! On tonights show we have the kind and generous William Woollard who reads Chapter 12 from his book, The Reluctant Buddhist! We also have Jason reading President Ikeda’s editorial from 16th March 2010.
On tonights show we have two great tracks to play for you. The first is Tears in the Rain by The Palpitations. The second track comes from Music Alley and is This Little Bird by Allison Crowe. Our thanks to The Palpitations and Allison Crowe for making their music available to us.
We have the shoutouts as well and news that the podcast is being listened to in 98 countries around the world!
Thank you for your constant support and encouragement, we value it so much. Have a fantastic week!