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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of May 3, 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.

Dare to drop the pushing

May 3, 2021

Undemanding, undefended, undistracted

May 4, 2021

The benefits of appreciating the subtlety of the breath

May 5, 2021

Above all, open up

May 6, 2021

Gratitude for our blessings

May 7, 2021

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