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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Nathan Glyde and Martin Aylward – Week of October 26, 2020

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Martin Aylward

We’re fortunate that Nathan Glyde and Martin Aylward have generously offered to lead our daily meditation sessions for Europe and the UK. To find out more about Nathan click here, and you can find out more about Martin here.

Relaxing the body to change our "default settings"

October 26, 2020

Tone of voice, and tone of listening

October 27, 2020

Exploring vedanā

October 28, 2020

The Four Noble Truths: Orientating one's life towards goodness and letting go, and introducing the eightfold path.

October 29, 2020

Meeting that which seems to be confined

October 30, 2020

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