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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of May 17, 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.

Entering into presence

May 17, 2021

Being in the company of other beings

May 18, 2021

Reincarnation

May 19, 2021

How are you?

May 20, 2021

Everything is already OK (with chanting)

May 21, 2021

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