Vegan Nation celebrates the New Year 2023 with an interview with Tashi Nyami, a Tibetan Buddhist Monk. Lama Tashi leads the Universal Compassion Buddhist Congregation, with Sanghas in North, Central, and South America. Tashi was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and now resides in Dallas, Texas. Tune in Tuesday, December 27, 2022. 4 pm Eastern Standard Time. WCUW 91.3 FM Listen worldwide online: wcuw.org/listen . Hosted by Marlene Narrow, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Archived shows can be heard anytime at: vegansradio.com.
A portion of this December 27th interview with Tashi Nyami is conducted in the Spanish language by WCUW DJ Tania Romero. (Tania is host of LA VOZ LATINA DE WORCESTER, On-Air WCUW 91.3 FM, Tuesdays 3 to 4 pm EST.)
Vegan Nation is a 1/2 hour radio show, On-Air Tuesdays 4 to 4:30 PM EST, featuring vegan music, news, events and interviews about the Vegan evolution revolution – Wholistic, authentic veganism – Health, peace, wellness & freedom. Human freedom requires animal liberation. Vegan Nation was founded by Marlene Narrow, and has been On-Air weekly since 2015.
Music in this episode is by Dayzee Oliver (Dayzee Deva).
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Lama Tashi Nyima biography: The Venerable Tashi Nyima has studied under eminent Lamas of the Jonang, Nyingma, Sakya, Kagyu, and Geluk lineages of Vajrayana (Tibetan) Buddhism, and leads the Universal Compassion Buddhist Congregation, with Sanghas in North, Central, and South America.
For more than three decades, Lama Tashi has shared non-sectarian Dharma teachings in person and through extensive use of social media and virtual platforms, and leads several meditation retreats and monthly online sessions for Vegan/animal rights activists throughout the year. He publishes two daily Dharma blogs: GreatMiddleWay.wordpress.com, and GranViaCentral.wordpress.com (Spanish), and manages several Buddhist internet groups.
Known for his directness, clarity of expression, and sense of humor, Lama Tashi is the author of The Buddha’s Bowl, a collection of Buddhist instructions on radical compassion for animals, and The Dharma Handbook, an extensive commentary on a seminal text by Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen. He has also published El cuenco del Buda and Meditación sin mitos in the Spanish language. For more information about the meditation retreats and monthly online sessions for Vegan activists, one can visit The Pollination Project. (thepollinationproject.org/category/retreats).