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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of April 17 – 21, 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. To find out more about Martin, and to view his other contributions to Sangha Live, click here. Recordings will be posted by the end of the day of the live session.

One Pointedness - Here!

April 17, 2023

The nature of everything is to reveal its emptiness

April 18, 2023

Established in presence, you span the three fields of time!

April 19, 2023

Dharma practice as an individual endeavor is a misunderstanding

April 20, 2023

Full spectrum practice: Dana, Sila, Samadhi.

April 21, 2023

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