November 8, 2013 – Buddhism with Robert Thurman

Robert Thurman is a Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, President of the Tibet House U.S., a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Tibetan civilization, and President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies, a non-profit affiliated with the Center for Buddhist Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of many books on Tibet, Buddhism, art, politics and culture, including The Central Philosophy of Continue reading

October 26, 2012 – Michael Nagler on Living Nonviolently

My guest on this program is Michael Nagler, Professor emeritus of Classics and Comparative Literature at UC, Berkeley, where he co-founded the Peace and Conflict Studies Program. He is the author of The Search for a Nonviolent Future, which received a 2002 American Book Award; Our Spiritual Crisis: Recovering Human Wisdom in a Time of Violence (2005); The Upanishads (with Sri Eknath Easwaran, 1987); and other books as well as many articles on peace and spirituality. He is the founder and President of the Continue reading