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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of April 13

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Martin Aylward

We’re fortunate that Martin Aywlard 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.

Thought patterns

April 13, 2020

Intuition and decision making

April 14, 2020

Self-reinforcing thought loops

April 15, 2020

Freeing ourselves from tension and internal drama.

April 16, 2020

Link to talk Martin references in this session

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