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Aluth Awurudu Sirith (Sinhala program)

SLNYThis special radio feature titled 'Aluth Awurudu Sirith' (Traditions of the New Year) presented in Sinhalese is a production of the Saru Community Radio collective in Pollonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. It was produced by Samanmalee Swarnalatha with assistance from Indika Sampath and Gamini Dissanayake. 

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Illuminating The Mind

In this radio feature the leader of the World Jen Chen Buddhism Ven. Shan Kai explains the meaning of some of the common ritualistic practices Buddhists do in normal life such as bowing to the Buddha statue, the use of the Swastika, illuminating the Buddha statue. He also reflects upon egoistic karma and eradicating superstitions with knowledge and understanding.
 
Duration: 16’30”

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Co-Existing With Other Religion - Ven. Dhammanada

This is a talk by the late Venerable Sri Dhammananda Mahathera of the Buddhist Missionary Society of Malaysia on the topic of why we need religion and how to co-exist with other religions . The recording was made in1982.

Duration: 9’00”

 

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Special Program To Mark Vesak

This one hour special radio program was broadcast to mark Vesak festival on Radio 2EA in Sydney (Australia) in May 1983. It introduces various aspects of Buddhist history, philosophy, music and chantings from across Asia. Programme was produced by Kalinga Seneviratne.

Duration: 60'00"


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Evil Thoughts - Ven. Dhammananda

This is a talk by the late Venerable Sri Dhammananda Mahathera of the Buddhist Missioary Society of Malaysia on the topic of how evil thoughts come into man’s mind. The recording was made in1982.

Duration: 12’10”

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Path of Metta

This talk on the practice of Metta is given by Ven Mahinda, Abbot of the Aloka Meditation Centre in Australia. Ven. Mahinda, was ordained as a Buddhist monk in the Theravada tradition 20 years ago under the tutelage of Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda. He undertook Buddhist studies and training in Sri Lanka (1977-1982) and practice Buddhist meditation under several masters in Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar and Thailand.

Duration: 21’35”

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Dalai Lama Q & A

DalaiLamaIn this issue of ‘Focus on Buddhism’ broadcast on Sydney’s Radio  2SER-FM in 1983, His Holiness Dalai Lama answers questions such as should you renounce life to practice Buddhism?;  What is Buddha nature?; What do you mean by religion? And What can the West offer Buddhism.

Duration: 10’45”

Dalai Lama Q and A

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