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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Zohar Lavie – Week of February 7, 2022

Zohar Lavie

Zohar Lavie

We’re fortunate that Zohar Lavie has generously offered to lead our daily meditation sessions for Europe and the UK. To find out more about Zohar, and to view her other contributions to Sangha Live, click here.Recordings are posted 24 – 36 hours after the live session runs.

 

This week’s theme is: Finding Happiness and Wellbeing on the Path

 

The understanding of how dukkha is conditioned and constructed lies at the heart of Dharma teachings. Dukkha and wellbeing are in relationship with each other; the abandonment of the causes of dukkha leads to wellbeing. The nourishment of the causes for wellbeing decreases dukkha. During this week we will explore our capacity to uncover and develop wellbeing through our practice, in ways that enrich our lives.

Finding happiness here and now

February 7, 2022

Exploring the relationship of dukkha and wellbeing

February 8, 2022

Ways of relating that support wellbeing - curiosity and playfulness

February 9, 2022

Ways of relating that support ease - relaxing contraction

February 10, 2022

Possibilities of wellbeing and happiness

February 11, 2022

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