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
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.
Tonights lecture is on Nichiren Daishonin’s teaching called, On The Buddha’s Prophecy. The lecture is about the purpose of Buddhist practice. Some of the headings include:
A Leap Month!
Life at Ichinosawa
Bodhisattva Medicine King
Former, Middle and Latter Day of the Law
Doing time in the “When I” Prison
The teaching, the teacher and the mission
What did the priests do for 700 years?
The Soka Gakkai fullfills the Buddha’s Prophecy
Its time to create happiness
We have President Ikeda’s New Year’s message for 2009, read by Ken George. There are shoutouts and music from Ioda Promonet including “Balance” by Sara Tavares which you can buy here at iTunes Music Store
On tonights show we study a passage from the writing, The Heritage of the Ultimate Law of Life. The theme of tonights lecture is the mentor disciple relationship and it includes the following headings!
Again its another full show with shoutouts that criss cross the globe and music from the Podsafe Music Network. On tonights show we play Ocean from Zach Ashton and Great Day from the wonderful Jody Gnant.Thank you so much for your support of the show, have a great week.