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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Kaira Jewel Lingo – Week of October 5, 2020

Kaira Jewel Lingo

Kaira Jewel Lingo

We’re fortunate that Kaira Jewel Lingo has generously offered to lead our daily meditation sessions for the East Coast of North America. To find out more about Kaira Jewel, and to view her other contributions to Sangha Live, click here.

 

“May all ancestors join forces to put good thoughts into our minds, so that we may see the good that awaits us and accept it.” –Dagara Prayer from Malidoma Some, author of The Healing Wisdom of Africa

Inviting in our ancestors

October 5, 2020

The ways in which our ancestors continue in our bodies

October 7, 2020

Including all beings and species that existed before humans in our ancestor practice

October 8, 2020

The Three Touchings of the Earth

October 9, 2020

Related links:

The Three Touchings of the Earth Text

The Three Touchings of the Earth read by Sr. Chan Duc

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