Jun 18, 2021
On this first episode, Dialogue Studio host Lillian I kicks off the series with an introduction of the Ikeda Center: its work, mission, and founder Daisaku Ikeda. Lillian then explores Mr. Ikeda’s dialogue philosophy, unpacking what it means for us as a Center and why Mr. Ikeda believes that dialogue is the surest path to peace.
1:20 Ikeda Center background and founder Daisaku Ikeda
4:10 The Buddhist emphasis on Dialogue
5:59 What does dialogue mean for Daisaku Ikeda?
6:42 Shakyamuni Buddha and the “invisible arrow”
10:40 Episode summary
11:40 Episode conclusion: how to contact the Ikeda Center and details on future episodes
Resources: Mahayana Buddhism and Twenty-first Century Civilization (Harvard University, 1993)
Music attribution: "Peace Settings", "Kitten", "Golden Hour", Peas Corps"., Podington Bear, Soundofpicture.com