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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of June 27, 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.

 

Recordings are posted 24 – 36 hours after the live session runs.

Consciously evoking qualities to support practice - The Triple Gem

June 27, 2022

Consciously evoking qualities of Tara - Wisdom & Clarity

June 28, 2022

Consciously evoking qualities of Tara - Playfulness & Spontaneity

June 29, 2022

Consciously evoking qualities of Tara - Confidence & Skillfulness

June 30, 2022

Consciously evoking qualities of Tara - Care & Compassion

July 1, 2022

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