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2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 4. Meal Blessing Chant July 18 2021 078

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2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 3. LP Pasanno – Q ‘n A session July 18 2021 077

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2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 2. LP Pasanno – Internal & External Conditions for the Arising of Right View July 18 2021 076

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2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 1. LP Pasanno – Walking Meditation in an Urban Setting July 18 2021 075

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Gyokuko Carlson: Letting Go of the Stink June 20 2021 074

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Jessica: Cultivate Good Conditions June 13 2021 073

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Sakula: Stay Present or You Miss the Moment June 6 2021 072

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Debbie Stamp: Finding Balance With Transitions May 30 2021 071

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Sakula: Steer the Mind Toward the Wholesome May 23 2021 070

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Jessica: Living Within the Framework of the Dhamma May 16 2021 069

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