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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of November 23, 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.

Patience and perseverance

November 23, 2020

Spacious, luminous awareness (or, Awareness isn't bothered by your "stuff")

November 24, 2020

Deepening practice over time

November 25, 2020

The fundamental ground of awareness

November 26, 2020

The three bodies of the primordial ground, and deepening your practice

November 30, 2020

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    The colouring of awareness.

    Meditation practice trains our capacity to be aware, in real time, of what is happening. But what is colouring your awareness? We can pay very clear and steady attention in a way that is also demanding, defensive or deluded. Or we can give attention in a way that conduces to wisdom, spaciousness, equanimity and kindness.

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    The Radical Heart

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  • Ulla Konig

    Mindful Intentions: From Pressure to Growth

    What effect does it have if we practice mindfulness and meditation motivated by the fundamental assumption that there is something wrong with us? Perspectives such as ‘not being good enough’ or being ‘damaged goods’ can turn our practice into a painstaking attempt to improve ourselves. During this session we will inquire into our motivations for…

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  • Dave Smith

    Practicing metta vipassana

    In this talk Dave discusses the process of integrating heart practices within the four foundations of mindfulness. Mindfulness practice unites the steadiness of concentration with the immediacy of moment to moment experience. As we learn to collect the body and mind, intuitive wisdom arises. This allows us to open to the truth of each moment’s…

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  • Compassion, Emergence and Climate Change

    This year, humanity has witnessed the alarming acceleration of climate change… the loss of forests and rivers, animal and plant species… and the potential annihilation of our species. Alongside our profound grief for what is changing globally, however, we are also experiencing Emergence.  Emergence, the organizing principle of Gaia, can help us to stay present as…

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  • Nina la Rosa

    A Pathway to Freedom Through Connecting with the Body

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