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Vishvapani on the BBC

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 9 Nov, 2017 - 15:09

Vishvapani on the BBC

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 9 Nov, 2017 - 15:09

For a number of years, Vishvapani has been the regular Buddhist contributor to Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Four’s morning news programme, Today.

Here are his recent broadcasts, accessible anywhere in the world. His views on violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Burma/Myanmar may be of particular interest.

11th May 2017 Is Buddhism still relevant? (Buddha Day)
18th May 2017 Eating in moderation 
1st June 2017 If technology served Buddhist goals
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Triratna News
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Vishvapani's recent BBC 'Thoughts'

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 28 Apr, 2017 - 23:21

Vishvapani's recent BBC 'Thoughts'

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 28 Apr, 2017 - 23:21

Vishvapani lives in Cardiff, Wales and is the regular Buddhist contributor to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’ slot on the morning news programme ’Today’. ‘Today’ has around seven million listeners. Here are his recent ‘Thoughts’:

Recalling the Buddha’s death: 15.02.2017 (Parinirvana Day) 
The dark side of Buddhist history: 18.01.2017 
Children’s mental health: the big perspective 11.01.2017 
Roald Dahl and the karma factory 14.09.2016 
Entering the anthropocene: how our minds shape...

Triratna News
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Vishvapani broadcasts on Buddhist-Muslim violence in Burma

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 29 Jun, 2013 - 07:34

Vishvapani broadcasts on Buddhist-Muslim violence in Burma

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 29 Jun, 2013 - 07:34Vishvapani, member of the Triratna Buddhist Order, is one of the religious voices on the Today programme, BBC Radio 4’s flagship daily morning news programme, reaching six million listeners a week.

Along with writers from several other major faiths, he regularly writes and reads the Thought for the Day - a three-minute topical piece from a faith perspective.

Vishvapani writes:
‘When things happen, such as the anti-Muslim violence in Burma, I think it is important that other...