Buddha

Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the themes of her biography Buddha, published as part of the Penguin Lives series by Viking. Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the… read more

Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the themes of her biography Buddha, published as part of the Penguin Lives series by Viking. Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the major aspects of Buddha’s life and teachings. She placed special emphasis on Buddha’s ideas about human suffering, and argued that the Western conception of God is comparable to the Buddhist idea of nirvana. She also argued that the world’s major religious traditions are unified in their insistence on the importance of compassion. close

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Buddha

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Program ID:
163081-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 2001 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 29, 2001 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 15, 2001 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2001 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2001 | 5:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 2001 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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