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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of Oct 11, 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.

Finding the pleasure in meditation

October 11, 2021

Breathe in, smile. Breathe out, relax.

October 12, 2021

Feeling for tension (and responding)

October 13, 2021

Life beyond the blinkers

October 14, 2021

Enjoying our practice (with chanting)

October 15, 2021

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