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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of May 29 – June 2, 2023

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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 will be posted by the end of the day of the live session.

The Ritual Container of This Moment

May 29, 2023

The Primacy of Life: Here I am!

May 30, 2023

Letting Time and Space Melt

May 31, 2023

Meeting Life: Impermanent; Imperfect; Impersonal

June 1, 2023

All-Pervasive Loving Awareness!

June 2, 2023

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    The Fruits of the Spiritual Life

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