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24 Oct 2005 MP3
Features: 'Fasting' in the eye of medical science and on 'Zakat' - some points we should know [Shireen Ahmad]
02 Oct 2006 MP3
An insight into the sensory worlds of ‘taste’ and ‘smell’ and the religion and science behind these senses [Sadequr Rahman]
08 Oct 2007 MP3
Significance of the month 'Ramadan' and story behind Cat Steven's conversion to Islam and becoming Yusuf Islam [Murshed Haider]
15 Oct 2007 MP3
(1) Memories of Bangladesh 'Eid' (2) the unique Canberra 'Eid' celebration, and (3) 'probashi shontaner ma-eder eid' [Dalia Nilufar]
22 Oct 2007 MP3
(1) Tradition of 'Durga Puja' in Bangladesh, (2) 'Durga Puja' in Canberra, and (3) history of 'Durga Puja' [Avijeet Sarker]
18 Feb 2008 MP3
Viewpoint: 'bangaleer dhormio shamprodayeekotar itihash o bistar' - part 1 - by Prof. Anisuzzaman [Sadequr Rahman]
25 Feb 2008 MP3
Viewpoint: 'bangaleer dhormio shamprodayeekotar itihash o bistar' - part 2 - by Prof. Dipesh Chakrabarty [Sadequr Rahman]
21 Sep 2009 MP3
Reading: Some articles published in Bangladesh dailies on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr and Durga puja [Ehsan Ullah]
28 Sep 2009 MP3
Durga puja in Canberra - Puja preparation, traditional puja menus, and live recording from Florey Temple in Canberra [Avijit Sarker]
06 Sep 2010 MP3
Significance of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and the holy night - 'Laylat-al-Qadr' or 'Shab-e-Qadr' [Raquibul Sheikh]
18 Oct 2010 MP3
Durga Puja - various aspects, history of celebration in Australia and how it add value to Australian society [Ajoy Kar]
Merry Chistmas
24 Dec 2012 MP3
Christmas in our lives and a special prayer for the 26 families who lost their little children and loved ones in Newtown, Connecticut [Luna Purification]
Ramadan Mubarak [Image: www.islamcan.com]
15 Jul 2013 MP3
Begining of Ramadan in Canberra - significance, practice and Eid preparation [Shireen Ahmad]
Artist impression of the Gungahlin Mosque for north Canberra muslim community [Image: NCMC Inc]
05 Aug 2013 MP3
Progress of Gungahlin mosque in north Canberra, importance of Ramadan and Canberra Eid celebration [Raquibul Sheikh]
Eid Mubarak! - sweets at a Eid reception in north Canberra [Photo: Bangla Radio Canberra]
12 Aug 2013 MP3
Fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan: some interesting research findings [Dalia Nilufar]
Muslims performing Hajj rituals around Ka'ba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia [Image: www.journeymart.com]
14 Oct 2013 MP3
Interview: Mr. Kabir Chowdhury - aspects of Hajj and information for people planning for Hajj [Raquibul Sheikh]
Memories of Eid and thoughts for a hunger free world
21 Oct 2013 MP3
Eid memory, world food and poverty inequality and hope for a hunger free world [Dalia Nilufar]
Merry Christmas and may God's grace be always with you [Image: wikipedia.org]
23 Dec 2013 MP3
Christmas special - the core significance of Christmas and carols performed by Spondon Canberra [Luna Purification]
Interview: Professor Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq, Dhaka University, on state, politics and religion
21 Apr 2014 MP3
Interview: Professor Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq, Dhaka University, on state, politics and religion [Obaidul Haque]
Happy Buddha Purnima 2014  [Image: discoverindia.net]
12 May 2014 MP3
Commemoration: Buddha Purnima - the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha [Ehsan Ullah]
Eid ul Fitr greetings from Bangla Radio Canberra
04 Aug 2014 MP3
Commemoration: Eid-ul-Fitr, celebrated in Canberra on the 28th of July 2014 [Zaheen Rahman]
Sri Krishna Janmastami celebration 2014
18 Aug 2014 MP3
Commemoration: 'Jonmastami', celebrated in Canberra on the 17 August 2014 [Arupa Sarkar]
Muslims performing Hajj rituals around Ka'ba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia [Image: Internet]
13 Oct 2014 MP3
Interview: Mr. Tarek Safa and Ms. Iffat Tabassum - aspects of Hajj and information for people planning for Hajj [Raquibul Sheikh]
An outdoor prayer session at the Canberra Islamic Centre [Image: www.cic-anil.org.au]
22 Jun 2015 MP3
Importance of Ramadan in Islam and the spiritual and physical benefits of fasting [Raquibul Sheikh]
Eid memories of the past by Mr. Zahiruddin Mahmud Mamun and Ms. Nargis Hedayet [Image: Ehsan Ullah]
20 Jul 2015 MP3
Eid memories of the past by Mr. Zahiruddin Mahmud Mamun and Ms. Nargis Hedayet [Raquibul Sheikh]
A depiction of Mary and baby Jesus [Artist: Jharna Bernadette Purification]
21 Dec 2015 MP3
Christmas special - Christmas memories from Bangladesh and beautiful Bengali Christmas songs [Luna Purification]
'Shuvo Buddha Purnima' [Image: Ehsan Ullah]
23 May 2016 MP3
Commemoration: 'Buddha Purnima' - birth, enlightenment and death anniversary of Lord Buddha [Shampa Barua]
Latest shape of north Canberra's Gungahlin mosque - June 2016 [Image: abacm.net.au]
04 Jul 2016 MP3
Interviews: An update on the Gungahlin Mosque project in north Canberra [Raquibul Sheikh]
Durga Puja 2016 celebration in Canberra [Photo: Avi Sarkar]
10 Oct 2016 MP3
Coverage of Durga Puja 2016 celebration in Canberra [Arupa Sarkar]
Lakshmi Puja in Bengal [Image: bhakti-online.com]
17 Oct 2016 MP3
The origin and rituals of Lakshmi Puja [Shrabani Paul]
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's Christmas tree [Source: historymyths.wordpress.com]
26 Dec 2016 MP3
Traditional practices and symbolism of Christmas observed around the world [Luna Purification]
A blessed Buddha Purnima [Image: udayavani.com]
08 May 2017 MP3
Commemoration: 'Buddha Purnima' - birth, enlightenment and death anniversary of Lord Buddha through poem and songs [Shampa Barua]
'Eid al-Adha' - the history and importance [Image: middleeastpress.com]
04 Sep 2017 MP3
Commemoration: 'Eid al-Adha' - the history and importance of the sacred Muslim festival [Raquibul Sheikh]
Merry Christmas [Image: Jharna Purification]
25 Dec 2017 MP3
Meaning and significance of Christmas, birth of Jesus Christ and a message for all humankind [Jharna Purification]
'Esho Debi Esho E Aloke' [Image: shortday.in]
22 Jan 2018 MP3
Commemoration: 'Saraswati Puja' - a beautiful composition of songs, recitals and significance of the celebration [Shampa Barua]
A brief history of the celebration of Easter [Art work: Jharna Purification]
09 Apr 2018 MP3
Commemoration: Easter - the actual events and how these are commemorated in this day and age [Jharna Purification]
A blessed Buddha Purnima [Image: lionsroar.com]
28 May 2018 MP3
Commemoration: 'Buddha Purnima' - birth, enlightenment and death anniversary of Lord Buddha [Shampa Barua]
After the 'Eid-ul-Fitr' prayer at the newly constructed mosque of Canberra Islamic Centre in Monash, Canberra [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
18 Jun 2018 MP3
Commemoration: 'Eid-ul-Fitr' - the history and importance of Eid-ul-Fitr and the holy month of Ramadan [Raquibul Sheikh]