Archive for July, 2007

July 28th, 2007

Thank you very much to everyone who nominated us for the Podcast Awards, there were 6 million nominations for 4097 shows! And we have been shortlisted under Religion/Inspiration. If you are up for it and you believe we are worth it, take a moment to vote for us. The voting is only open for 10 days and you can vote at

Thank you all so much for your daimoku, emails of support and constant encouragement, we really do appreciate it!

July 23rd, 2007

Well . . . we promised it would come and here is the first chapter of The Buddha, Geoff and Me, a novel by Eddy Canfor-Dumas. Read by Kevin Eldon. Music by Howard Jones. Artwork by Jessica Miller. Sincere thanks to Coralyn Sheldon, Jasper Bentinck, Peter Osborn and Dialogics. The producer was Jason Jarrett. A new chapter will appear every two weeks. If you like the book it is available on Amazon and all over! The book’s website is The Buddha, Geoff and Me.

We will be back very soon with a podcast about Buddhism and Relationships!

July 12th, 2007

Welcome to another show! In this show we look at the second half of On Attaining Buddhahood, which includes:

  • For what reason do we live out our lives?
  • There are not two lands, pure and impure in themselves
  • Isn’t the weather miserable?
  • The schisms of ism’s
  • Polishing our mirror
  • Revealing the gleaming motorcycle within
  • Chanting in the morning
  • Myoho-renge-kyo
  • Apple Tree Sutra
  • Mastering our minds
  • Teachers

Tonights show also includes an obituary of Shin Yatomi ), written by Donna Parten and read by Karen and Vittoria Conn. We would like to express our deepest condolences to his wife Carolyn and his family and to all who knew and loved him.
Tonight we have music from The SGI-UK Glorious Life Choir who sing “For the sake of Peace”. This is a great song written by Cory Josias, Veronica Turner, Malcolm Connell, Alex Golding and Howard Jones. We also play music from the Podsafe Music Network. We play ‘Turnaround’ by Vitttoria Conn! Our thanks to Jessica Miller for the wonderful artwork, our lives touching the fabric of life.
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