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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of November 2, 2020

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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.

How we become confined by our thoughts (and how to work with it)

November 2, 2020

Using relaxation to work with the body's sense of confinement

November 3, 2020

Responding wisely to things we don't like

November 4, 2020

There is room for everything

November 5, 2020

Three elements of love: forgiveness, joy and wonder (includes chanting)

November 6, 2020

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    Pathways to Happiness

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    Natural Wisdom

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    Our sensitivity is our greatest strength.

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    Appreciation and joy

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    The First Duty of Love is to Listen

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    Surrendering to awareness.

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