1. Ben Hopkins
Nora Laing describes the process of how she came to believe in the immortality of the soul and in a life's purpose that extended beyond fulfilling physical needs and desires.
Uday Shankar describes his belief that his own career path was a result of God's all-powerful will, and that his talents (and those of others) are God's creative force manifest through him.
Clarence Pickett describes his experience in the Korean War during negotiations and how a meditation center highlighted the common humanity in all sides, and all people.
Lord Beveridge states his belief in "vicarious immortality" and in the value both in leaving a legacy of virtue and in following the legacy left by Christ the man.
William Dalrymple lecture entitled "Return of a King: Shah Shuja and the First Anglo-Afghan War 1839-42"
Sunil Amrith lecture entitled "Islam in the Bay of Bengal: Between Tamil and Malay Worlds"
Partha Chatterjee lecture entitled "Early Modern Absolutism in 18th Century India"
Interviewed in Shantiniketan, West Bengal by Kris Manjapra