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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of Sept 20, 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.

 

Please note that, due to technical issues, there was no session on Monday 20th September.

Bhudda nature, polarisation around vaccines and efforting during meditation

September 21, 2021

Appreciation of beauty

September 22, 2021

The four flavours of love

September 23, 2021

Focussing on pleasure in meditation (with chanting)

September 24, 2021

Today’s chant:

AUM Mani Padme Hoong

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