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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of Jan 10, 2022

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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.

Softening friction (with chanting)

January 10, 2022

How are you making friction?

January 11, 2022

Meeting friction

January 12, 2022

Just meditation

January 13, 2022

“Weebles wobble, but they don't fall down”

January 14, 2022

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