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Daily Meditation Recordings with Nathan Glyde – Week of January 29, 2023

Nathan Glyde

Nathan Glyde

We’re fortunate that Nathan Glyde has generously offered to lead our daily meditation sessions for Europe and the UK. To find out more about Nathan, and to view his other contributions to Sangha Live, click here.


This week’s topic is “Hasten, Slowly


The Buddha replied to “How did you cross the flood (of samsara)?” by neither pushing forwards, nor staying still. Milarepa recommended us to “Hasten, Slowly”. These seeming paradoxes are not meant to be clever or to freeze our brains, but instructively reveal the subtle middle-way hidden in plain sight.


Arising or Passing

January 29, 2024

Due to a technical issue, a short part of the meditation was not recorded. Apologies for any inconvenience 🙏.

Allowing, Caring, Releasing

January 30, 2024

A Special Present

January 31, 2024

For All Time

February 1, 2024

If you want a more thorough analysis of the emptiness of time:

Beyond What Seems Possible

February 2, 2024

Click here for the sutta, where the quote we have been exploring of the Buddha “Crossing over the Flood” comes from. Follow the footnotes to other suttas to open out what might be meant by the Buddha’s response.

If you’ve enjoyed this way of practising and seeing the Dharma visit: for articles, events, and group meetings

For a more engaged Dharma and Retreats That Touch the World visit SanghaSeva | Meditation in Action website. Click here for our next event with space on it. This is called Humanity In Action, where we meet the refugee situation in Calais with compassion and direct support.

For bringing wise attention to the world of news, you might enjoy this article by Nathan: Don’t Just Read The News – Come to Life

Nathan mentioned feeling a link to a Maori speaker from 1 Giant Leap in the final minutes of the session. Click here for more about this:Inspiration of One Giant Leap. And here is the whole 76 mins long film.

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