The art of enquiry: how to explore experience for wisdom and liberation.

With Martin Aylward recorded on May 15, 2016.

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Dharma teachings and practices invite us to open up to our experience in order to see and understand its true nature. This class with Worldwide Insight guiding teacher Martin Aylward explores how we can inquire fruitfully, staying present and curious, without on the one hand getting lost in the story of our inner drama, and on the other, rejecting our experience.

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