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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Zohar Lavie – Week of July 12, 2021

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: Equally Close to All Things: Explorations in Equanimity.

 

Life includes both pleasant and unpleasant experiences, ups and down, joys and sorrows. Equanimity invites us to meet all of these with tenderness and poise and to nurture the capacity to be equally close to all things. Can we cultivate more spaciousness, intimacy and calm in the midst of life? This week we will explore finding a deeper, more stable wellbeing, a wellbeing that is not dependant on the external circumstances of our lives.

 

Exploring equanimity as wide view, perspective and understanding

July 12, 2021

Equally close to all things; cultivating intimacy with all experience

July 13, 2021

Faith; developing confidence in the workability of things

July 14, 2021

Resilience beyond circumstances

July 15, 2021

Unshakeable tenderness

July 16, 2021

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