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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of Nov 15, 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.

Happiness and peace in the midst of difficulty

November 15, 2021

Being with the way things are

November 16, 2021

Dharma doorways to happiness

November 17, 2021

Dharma and full moon days

November 18, 2021

Being in relationship with all of life

November 19, 2021

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