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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of April 12, 2021

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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. To find out more about Martin, and to view his other contributions to Sangha Live, click here.

 

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

Blessed by life in every moment

April 12, 2021

Exploring desire

April 13, 2021

Poem: when we get through this

Open to all

April 14, 2021

The good and the pleasant are not the same

April 15, 2021

Care and attention is the reason for everything

April 16, 2021

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    The nature and practice of right view.

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    Faith and confidence: the first spiritual faculty.

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    Embodying cultural diversity: dancing with the basket of virtue

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    You are Not Alone: Healing the Myth of Separation

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    Honoring our ancestors, healing our ancestors.

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