The story of Europeans and Americans who are studying meditation techniques in Thailand.
The story of Europeans and Americans who are studying meditation techniques in Thailand. Buddhists have been practising, teaching and writing about meditation for the past 2,500 years.
'Radharc' visited Thailand to find out more about meditation in an episode called "It's meant to be boring".
Mike Gaskey is a peace corps worker teaching philosophy in the University of Chiang Mai. He is also a Roman Catholic but is interested in Buddhist spirituality and is spending a month of his holidays at the Chonburi Meditation Centre in Thailand. Mike describes the rituals that take place at the centre.
'Radharc: It's Meant To Be Boring' was presented by Joseph Dunn and broadcast on 18 October 1979.