WORLD RELIGION AUDIO LINKS: BUDDHISM


"World Religions: Buddhism," YouTube:  A 15-minute introduction to the religion from New York Times journalist Stephen Prothero.

  "Thailand's Top Female Monk Hacked The System To Bring Women Into The Fold," Global Post, PRI, July 5, 2016.

  "How American Buddhism Evolved Into Something Distinct And Its Own," America Abroad, PRI, April 26, 2016.

"Thai Buddhism: Monks, Mercs And Women," Assignment, BBC World Service, April 3, 2016.

  "Stephen Batchelor: The Limits Of Belief, The Massiveness Of The Questions," On Being, January 14, 2016.

"Buddhism Is Waning In Japan," Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR, November 22, 2015.

"Delta Beta Om: Buddha Comes To San Diego's Greek System," All Things Considered, NPR, September 26, 2015.

"The Dark Side Of Buddhism," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, June 14, 2015.

"China's Atheist Communist Government Is Embracing A Very Capitalist Form Of Buddhism," World, PRI, May 14, 2015.

"The Ark: DT Suzuki -- Zen Pilgrim To The West," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, March 22, 2015.

  "Everything You Wanted To Know About Karma But Were Too Polite To Ask," CBC Tapestry, February 27, 2015.

  "Along Shanghai's River, Buddhist Tradition Meets Greedy Fisherman," All Things Considered, NPR, January 2, 2015.

"Aussie Buddhism," Encounter, ABC, December 13, 2014.

"Zen," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, December 4, 2014.

  "Young, Single And Buddhist: Bodhi Language," Spirit Of Things, ABC, May 25, 2014.

  "Everyday Sublime," Spirit Of Things, ABC, March 2, 2014.

  "The Roots Of Buddhism?: A Recent Discovery Digs Them Up, Literally," The Takeaway, PRI, November 27, 2013.

"Buddhism And Violence," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, August 19, 2013.

  "Buddhism On The Move," Spirit Of Things, ABC, May 5, 2013.

  "The Red Thread: Buddhist Love And Sex," Encounter, ABC, May 5, 2012.

  "Buddhism And Modern Life In Bhutan," The World, PRI, December 2, 2011.

  "Finding Balance: Buddhism And Modern Life In China," The World, PRI, December 1, 2011.

  "God In China," Episode 2, Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, October 10, 2011.

Buddhism In The West, Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, August 29, 2011.

"Deaths Overwhelm Japanese Burial Process," Talk Of The Nation, NPR, March 22, 2011.

  "After Tsunami, Japanese Turn To Ancient Ritual," Morning Edition, NPR, March 17, 2011.

  "Beijing Finds Common Cause With Chinese Buddhists," NPR All Things Considered, July 22, 2010.

"The Goodlife And Zen Buddhism," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, May 30, 2010.

"The Goodlife And Zen Buddhism, Part 2," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, June 6, 2010.

"The Goodlife And Theravadin Buddhism," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, May 23, 2010.

  "Japan's Buddhist Temple Bells," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, March 7, 2010.

  "Buddhism And Abortion," Encounter, ABC Radio National, September 27, 2009.

  "The Buddha In The World," On Being, American Public Media, January 22, 2009.

  "Buddhism And The Zen Of Punk Rock," Day To Day, NPR, September 29, 2008.

  "The Zen Priests Of Nothingness," Encounter, ABC Radio National, January 13, 2008.

"Spiritual Classics: Zen," Spirit Of Things, ABC Radio National, November 4, 2007.

  "Writer Richard Bernstein," Fresh Air, April 3, 2001:  The prominent New York Times journalist discusses his book Ultimate Journey: Retracing the Path of An Ancient Buddhist Monk Who Crossed Asia in Search of Enlightenment.


 

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