A very merry christmas to you! This last weekend we recorded tonights lecture in the kitchen of the amazing Jackie Evans from Gower and Swansea West District in West Wales. We had a wonderful welcome and met some great people! On our return we finished the show and are delighted to bring you tonight, a lecture on Nichiren Daishonin’s writing, Letter from Sado.
The lecture is quite long and was recorded very late at night, so you might want to listen to it in parts! Subjects include:
- Time is the biggest contribution we can make
- I solemnly swear that I want to do good
- Temples were an investment
- The loss of each individual life matters
- Clinging on to life
- An ungrudging spirit
- Use problems to become happy
- Earnest resolve
- Refuting mistaken teachings
- Doing the right thing
- The heart of a lion king
We play two tracks from the Podsafe Music Network, Panacea by Bill and Merry Christmas Angel by the wonderful Vittoria Conn.
Thank you so much for your continued support of the show, we really are very grateful.
Have a truly wonderful new year!
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We are back with another show! Karen has gone to visit her parents in Switzerland, so our teenage daughter, Florence is standing in for her on tonights show. On this show we have the wonderful William Woollard talking about the oneness of self and environment from Chapter 9 of his excellent book, The Reluctant Buddhist.
We have music from Vittoria Conn who sings Where Would You Be, which is now available on ITunes! We also have the very talented Harley Loudon from London who sings a song dedicated to her daughter Ella and the Future Group of the UK, its called Teenagers!
We will have another episode coming out before Christmas, so keep your eyes peeled for it!
If you have a question, an experience or a shoutout that you would like to share with us, get in touch, we love hearing from you.
Thank you for all your birthday wishes and constant support, it means alot to all of us. Have a wonderful week!
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Welcome to another episode of A Buddhist Podcast! On tonights show we have a lecture on the letter that Nichiren Daishonin wrote to Soya Kyoshin, its called The Essentials for Attaining Buddhahood. Subjects include:
- Who was Soya Kyoshin?
- Essentials are not Optional
- Bodhisattva Superior Practices and the Latter day of the Law
- Reality and wisdom
- Don’t bend the teachings to suit your karma
- Misguided priests versus correct teacher
- Challenging wrong doing
- Standing firm with a teenage daughter
- Bridging the gap between people and Buddhism
- My mentor
And of course we have the shoutouts and also . . . we also have three brand new songs.
I think, we may be the first podcast to debut two new tracks by Howard Jones. “Soon you’ll go” and “Love never wasted” are from Howard’s new album, Ordinary Heroes, which is being released on November 3rd. For more information take a look at his website here. Thank you Howard for letting us play these tracks
We also debut a wonderful new song from Vittoria Conn, it’s called “Where would you be” which will be appearing very soon! You can but this track here on Amazon!.
If you are looking for the tshirts you can get them from our tshirt shop which is generously powered by the wonderfulPressoffers.co.uk. Thank you so much for listening tonight, have a fantastic week!
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On tonights show, William Woollard reads Chapter 4 from his wonderful book, The Reluctant Buddhist. The chapter is called A Question of Faith and its a great listen.
Also on tonight we have an experience from Estelle Jackson, a member of the Students Division in SGI-UK.
As usual we have shoutouts that criss cross the world and music from the Podsafe Music Network. We play Vittoria Conn’s track called Mirror and a podcasting anthem, Not On The Radio by Geoff Smith.
The show tonight is absolutely packed! We know we have been sometime in getting you a show and so tonights episode lasts for 78 minutes or so, so it will fit on a CD if you want to burn it for a friend!
We have some more shows ready for you and are looking forward to putting them out in the next few weeks! Thank you for your support and encouragement, we do appreciate it so much. Have a wonderful week!
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