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Cultivating Wise Energy

With Oren Jay Sofer recorded on March 6, 2022.

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Everything we do in life depends on energy, but the modern world has a destructive and exploitative relationship with energy. What is wise, balanced energy in spiritual practice? How can we establish this in the face of societal pressure and norms, and how can it be a resource in our daily life?

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