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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of 18 December, 2023

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Martin Aylward

We’re fortunate that Martin Aylward has generously offered to lead our daily meditation sessions for Europe and the UK. Click here to find out more about Martin and to view his other contributions to Sangha Live. Recordings will be posted by the end of the day of the live session.

 

This week’s topic is “In the Midst of it All“.

 

Sanity, serenity and sangha in the silly season.

What’s “home”?

December 18, 2023

How are we in the midst of it all?

December 19, 2023

What is it that’s here?

December 20, 2023

Receiving and responding

December 21, 2023

An open heart to the darkness of these days

December 22, 2023

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