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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of Sept 6, 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.

Your attention belongs to your mind (with chanting)

September 6, 2021

Today’s chants:

Homage To Buddha
(Handa Mayaμ Buddhassa Bhagavato Pubbabhaga Namakaraμ Karomase)
Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma-Sambuddhassa
Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma-Sambuddhassa
Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma-Sambuddhassa

 

Taking Refuge
(Handa Mayaμ Tisaranagamanapatham Bhanamase)
Buddhaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Dhammaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Sanghaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Dutiyampi Buddhaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Dutiyampi Dhammaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Dutiyampi Sanghaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Tatiyampi Buddhaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Tatiyampi Dhammaμ Saranaμ Gacchami
Tatiyampi Sanghaμ Saranaμ Gaccham

A flourishing life

September 7, 2021

Allowing imperfections

September 8, 2021

Belonging to life

September 9, 2021

Belonging and love

September 10, 2021

Links:

Karaniya Metta Sutta

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