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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of January 4, 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.

Chanting the refuges

January 4, 2021

Taking refuge in Buddha

January 5, 2021

Effortlessness in practice

January 6, 2021

What does "mindfulness" mean?

January 7, 2021

Loving attention (with chanting)

January 8, 2021

Today’s chant: Sabbe ko mangal hai

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