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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of December 14, 2020

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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.

Reflecting on one good quality of our practice

December 14, 2020

What are you devoted to? (with chanting)

December 15, 2020

Today’s chant: Aum mani padme hūm

What do you have faith in?

December 16, 2020

Being met by immediacy and simplicity

December 17, 2020

Turning our attention to our blessings

December 18, 2020

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