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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of November 30, 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.

100% commitment + 100% forgiveness

November 30, 2020

Being at home wherever you are

December 1, 2020

Cultivating connection with heart, body and mind

December 2, 2020

Letting go of certainties

December 3, 2020

Welcoming everything (with chanting)

December 4, 2020

Today’s chant: Sabbe ko mangal hai

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    On Teachings and Teachers

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    Dismantling Racism in Our Minds and Hearts

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    Honoring our ancestors, healing our ancestors.

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    Moving Beyond the Myth of Loneliness

    What changes as we consciously turn toward our suffering, rather than away? We are conditioned to experience ourselves as separate from life, but in that outward gaze, we often overlook an experience of belonging that is inherent. How does our habit of seeking shift when we recognize that what we long for can never actually…

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    Pathways to Happiness

    Being human includes feeling great and feeling pain; given the changing nature of experience what kind of happiness is possible for us? Can we cultivate freedom, happiness and contentment that are less reliant on things ‘going our way’? The attitudes of goodwill, care and friendliness are some of our greatest allies in practice, and also…

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