The ancient Indian philosophy of Vedanta illuminates the esoteric teachings of the Upanishads, foundation texts of Hinduism, composed from the 9th century BCE until modern times. Vedanta trains you to think independently, helps you probe into the essence of human personality, directs you to study, reflect, and realise the permanent truth of life.
Albert Chan has a passion for the past. In addition to his day job for the postal service, he drives trams at the Auckland Museum of Transport & Technology. With a keen interest in history, Albert has assembled a great collection of music on Vinyl. Listen for the best of the 30's,40's 50's,60's including hits and rarities.
For 25 minutes each week listeners can discover the Vipassana meditation tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. News, interviews, discussion and community bulletins will reveal this simple, practical technique, which aims for a more positive, balanced and happy life.
Everything that may be of interest to Vanuatuans living away from home features on Blo Ni Van. Favourite music, news of the community here and internationally, sports reports and interviews feature along with devotional time. A first for the Pacific region, this show is a great chance to hear the voice of Vanuatu.