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  • 00:58

    The Lion's Roar - Essay of President Ikeda as read by Robert Stanford

    in Buddhism

    Today on the Lion's Roar, Robert Stanford will read to you from the November 15th SGI World Tribune - Be Champions - in Studying Nichiren Daishonin's Writings" a special essay composed by President Daisaku Ikeda. Also, on that inspiration, we will be reading from a special karmic gift I have recently received from a very special friend. Tune in with a pure mind and a heart of love and learn with us today on the Lion's Roar with your host, Robert Stanford.

  • 01:59

    The Wisdom of The Lotus Sutra As Read by Robert Stanford (Part II - Pg. 48)

    in Buddhism

    In this episode of Ichinen Sanzen Radio, Robert Stanford reads from page 48 of Daisaku Ikeda's The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra.


    To learn more about The Ichinen Sanzen Society, please visit our website at http://ichinensanzensociety.blogspot.com


    Lyrics to opening song - Overkill by Men at Work


    I can't get to sleep
    I think about the implications
    Of diving in too deep
    And possibly the complications


    Especially at night
    I worry over situations
    I know will be alright
    Perhaps it's just imagination


    Day after day it reappears
    Night after night my heartbeat, shows the fear
    Ghosts appear and fade away


    Alone between the sheets
    Only brings exasperation
    It's time to walk the streets
    Smell the desperation


    At least there's pretty lights
    And though there's little variation
    It nullifies the night
    From overkill


    Day after day it reappears
    Night after night my heartbeat, shows the fear
    Ghosts appear and fade away
    Come back another day


    I can't get to sleep
    I think about the implications
    Of diving in too deep
    And possibly the complications


    Especially at night
    I worry over situations that
    I know will be alright
    It's just overkill


    Day after day it reappears
    Night after night my heartbeat, shows the fear
    Ghosts appear and fade away


    Ghosts appear and fade away
    Ghosts appear and fade away


     

  • 01:50

    The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra as read by Robert Stanford

    in Buddhism

    In this episode of Ichinen Sanzen Radio, Robert Stanford reads from page one of Daisaku Ikeda's The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra.


    To learn more about The Ichinen Sanzen Society, please visit our website at http://ichinensanzensociety.blogspot.com


    Excerpt lyrics to the intro song, "Running Up That Hill" by Kate Bush


    "If I only could, I'd be running up that hill.
    If I only could, I'd be running up that hill."

    It doesn't hurt me.
    Do you want to feel how it feels?
    Do you want to know that it doesn't hurt me?
    Do you want to hear about the deal that I'm making?
    You, it's you and me.

    And if I only could,
    I'd make a deal with God,
    And I'd get him to swap our places,
    Be running up that road,
    Be running up that hill,
    Be running up that building.
    If I only could, oh...

    You don't want to hurt me,
    But see how deep the bullet lies.
    Unaware I'm tearing you asunder.
    Ooh, there is thunder in our hearts.

    Is there so much hate for the ones we love?
    Tell me, we both matter, don't we?
    You, it's you and me.
    It's you and me won't be unhappy.

    And if I only could,
    I'd make a deal with God,
    And I'd get him to swap our places,
    Be running up that road,
    Be running up that hill,
    Be running up that building,
    Say, if I only could, oh...

    You,
    It's you and me,
    It's you and me won't be unhappy.

    "C'mon, baby, c'mon darling,
    Let me steal this moment from you now.
    C'mon, angel, c'mon, c'mon, darling,
    Let's exchange the experience, oh..."



     

  • 00:42

    Kristi Howell-Ikeda: Navigating Today’s Business Climate

    in Business

    Kristi Howell-Ikeda serves as the President/ CEO of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce since 2002.
    The chamber is a partnership of businesses working to improve the economic viability of Burlington County.
    Her experience includes service to Senate President / Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco.  Additionally, she served as a communications specialist and advance representative for Governor Christine Todd Whitman.  

    She serves on the Burlington County Work Force Investment Board , RiverRoute Advisory Committee  Advocacy Committee for the YMCA of Burlington County; the Board of Directors of the Crossroads Programs and Burlington County Institute of Technology Advisory Board.
    Ms. Howell-Ikeda's honors include “In the Bulls Eye” – Southern New Jersey Business People in June, 2009. South Jersey Biz named her 20 under 40,  featuring her on their cover June 2011. 
    In 2006, Ms. Howell-Ikeda was named “Business Advocate of the Year” by the South Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
     

  • 00:30

    Barbara Berg - Bright, Engaging, Radiant

    in Spirituality

    A member of S.G.I a wonderful,life changing Buddhist organization based on chanting NAM MYO HO RENGE KYO. She's been a member now for over 27 years and it has changed her entire life. She has fufilled many dreams and more to come thanks to the practice, to our Sensei Daisaku Ikeda and to all the members all over the world!

  • 01:01

    Celebrate Dr. Kings legacy today with Dr. Lawrence Carter

    in Self Help

    Dr. Lawrence Carter is the Dean of the Martin Luther King Jr.International Chapel at Dr. King's alma mater, Moorhouse College in Atlanta, Geargia. Dr Carter has taken the initiative promote the "Community Building" modeled by Ghandi, King, and Ikeda through this exhibition by giving an annual GkI Peace Builder Award. Dr Carter is bringing to Sacramento, California the "Ghandi, King, A Legacy of Creating Peace Exhibit. He will be sharing with us today some life stories and how the Exhibit was initiatied.  

  • 01:30

    YVOL: Woman 2 Woman: Our ReLationships with Each Other

    in Entertainment

    Comedienne and Activist Sandra Booker Joins Host, ReTina Broussard as Guest Co-host and takes YOUR Calls to dialogue about this VERY IMPORTANT Issue! Some of the "YVOL POWER PANEL" Experts Joins them for the discussion...Xina SY, Anita Charlot, Tiffany Rashel, Kerri Smith and Ivy Love. We recently witnessed Oprah & Iyanla Vanzant, Beautifully mend a relationship "broken" on assumption, perception, expectations and simply lack of authentically communicating. Now MORE THAN EVER, We Must Unite, Support & Uplight Each Other. Women are the Bearers of LIFE. We are moving into a time of LIFE in this World where we Will be Looked Upon to Lead in Ways we never have been able to do before. SGI President Daisaku Ikeda affirmed the important role that women play in building peace and effecting social transformation by saying, "Empowering women to take central roles in social, political and academic arenas would open new paths for human civilization. Emphasizing the importance of always giving women the highest respect" Let's Begin Taking Our Power back & Into Position by First "Respecting Each Other" ReTina Broussard, Creator & Host of YVOL Your VIEW On LIFE™ is a talk show hosted by ReTina Broussard that features topics and guests who celebrate, educate and inspire the world community. YVOL trademark episodes often features a panel of guests consisting of distinguished speakers,authors, entertainers, coaches, political and community leaders, also known as the "Your VIEW On LIFE™ Power Panels"

  • 01:00

    Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

    in Work

    Whether you are a leadership consultant, HR professional or peer manager, you are in a position to influence leaders. Some of these leaders have different priorities regarding treatment of the human beings who are their constituents (i.e. Human resources), or have shutdown their own self-awareness or "emotional intelligence."

    Let's discuss how we got to treating people like a "resource" and what we can do to bring back "leaders". Howow we can influence others toward a character-based approach to leadership.

    Our panelists, Tara Alemany, Shawn Murphy and John Ikeda and I will discuss questions such as:

    * What is your observation in leaders - aware and desiring to be character-based or not?
    * What is your opinion how/why this happened?
    * What have you found that has worked to influence leaders toward a character-based leadership approach?
    * What more can we do?

    This will be an open discussion on what our community has experienced. We want to create a shared-experience, story-based approach to leadership developmen. We all have a need to share the challenges we're having advancing the cause of authentic, character-based leadership.

    We will also be taking questions and comments from listeners, so if you have something you want to say, be sure to tune in real-time.

  • 00:30

    Book Bites for Kids-M. LaVora Perry

    in Books

    Host Suzanne Lieurance talks with author M. LaVora Perry about her new book, Peacebuilders.

  • 01:00

    Introduction to Nichiren Buddhism

    in Religion

    This is an introductory meeting to get to know each other and to explain Nichiren Buddhism as practiced by Soka Gakkai International (SGI). Members are encouraged to call in and share their experiences and participate in the discussion, offering answers asked by non-Buddhist guests. There will be no gongyo recitation (LOL!) at this meeting so members should do that on their own beforehand if possible. This is an UNOFFICIAL meeting and should NOT be construed as presenting any official SGI policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the moderator and call-in guests and may not reflect any official SGI position.
    Don't forget to log in at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/Nichiren-Buddhism

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