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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Leela Sarti – Week of April 18, 2022

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Leela Sarti

We’re fortunate that Leela Sarti has generously offered to lead our daily meditation sessions for Europe and the UK. To find out more about Leela, and to view her other contributions to Sangha Live, click here.

 

Recordings are posted 24 – 36 hours after the live session runs.

 

This week’s theme is “Timeless Presence in Daily Life: Being Yourself, Being at Home“.

 

This week we will be exploring the possibility of being grounded in the depth of timeless presence in the midst of daily life. How to live a full life from silence and emptiness? How can we feel at home in our own skin and in the very circumstances of our life? How can we awaken an awareness and a heart that embraces life, dukkha and beyond? The grace of presence reveals the possibility of settling in reality and living with ease.

At home in yourself

April 18, 2022

Facets of the journey of embodying freedom

April 19, 2022

Embracing the vulnerability of being

April 20, 2022

Kindness and compassion

April 21, 2022

Beyond identity

April 22, 2022

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