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Embodied Wisdom: the Fruit of Buddhist Practice

With Ronya Banks recorded on October 3, 2021.

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Cultivating embodied wisdom can provide us with lasting equanimity in the face of life’s inevitable ups and downs. During this session, Ronya offers Buddhist practices and frameworks to help us access deep peace and profound contentment for life’s precious journey.

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