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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Martin Aylward – Week of May 25

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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.

Appreciation, surrender and generosity

May 25, 2020

The ten paramis: generosity, conduct and letting go

May 26, 2020

The ten paramis: wisdom and energy

May 27, 2020

The ten paramis: patience and truthfulness

May 28, 2020

The ten paramis: commitment, metta and equanimity

May 29, 2020

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