Buddhists Reflect On A Year of Suffering

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photoOver the past year, the world has witnessed catastrophic acts, entrenched conflict and scandalized morality among those proclaiming to represent the Islamic, Judaic and Christian faiths. To more than 6% of the world's population who practice Buddhism, these acts are symptomatic of suffering that humans can choose to transcend. In the first hour, we hear from practicing Buddhists about the challenges to finding a more serene path.


Edward Brown, Zen Buddhist Priest and Editor of Not Always So: Practicing the True Spirit of Zen, the speeches of Shunryu Suzuki, published by Harper-Collins;Yifa, Buddhist Nun and Visiting Scholar at Harvard's East Asian Language and Civilization, author of Safeguarding The Heart : A Buddhist Response to Suffering and September 11 published by Lantern Books

This program aired on August 30, 2002.


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