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For the Schools

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Ⓓ World History
' The Buddha '
A dramatic interlude
Written for broadcasting by HUGH Ross WILLIAMSON
' At my father's home lotus pools were made for me, in one place for the blue lotus flowers, in another for the white lotus flowers, and in another for the red lotus flowers, blossoming for my sake. Of cloth from Benares were my three robes. Day and night a white umbrella was held over me so that I might not be troubled by cold, heat, dust, chaff, or dew. I dwelt. in three palaces, in one for the cold, in one for the summer, in one for the rainy season.' (From ' The Life of the Buddha '.)
This afternoon's story is about the prince Gautama, who lived in India about five hundred years before Christ was born. You will hear how he left his beautiful home and all his wealth and went out into the world to try to find the secret of a good life, and how, when he had found it, he taught it to his followers.
2.25 Interval Music
2.30 Biology in the Service of Man
© ' Making New Plants '
MUNRO Fox
(From Midland)
2.50 Interlude
3.0 Concerts for Schools
A Studio Concert
(clarinet and bassoon)
Arranged and presented by HERBERT WISEMAN
(Scottish Programme)

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Hugh Ross Williamson
Presented By: Herbert Wiseman






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