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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of Nov 21 – 25, 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 will be posted by the end of the day of the live session.

How do we engage with things? (with chanting)

November 21, 2022

Today’s chant:

NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMA SAMBUDDHASSA

(NA MO TA SA BHA GA VA TO A RA HA TO SA MA SAM BUDH HA SA)

The whole of Dharma Path is extending Good Will

November 22, 2022

Freeing oneself from mind's streams.

November 23, 2022

Here together, with a shared intention: To Free the Heart and Train the Mind!

November 24, 2022

Developing one's intentions: What do you want in Life? (Samavirya)

November 25, 2022

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