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Dhamma reflections and guided meditations by visiting monastics.

Ayya Santussika: Six Recollections to Lift the Heart March 8, 2020 039

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Ayya Santussika: Where Does Joy Come From? March 7, 2020 038

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Ayya Santussika: The Deep, Peaceful Clarity of Joy March 7, 2020 037

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Ayya Santussika: Happy and Giving in Every Moment March 6, 2020 036

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Ajahn Sudanto: Generate Your Own Light Nov 15 2019 018

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Ajahn Thanissaro: Right View Right Attention Nov 3 2019 009

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Ajahn Thanissaro: Right View Part 2 Nov 2 2019 008

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Ajahn Thanissaro: Right View Study Part 1 Nov 2 2019 007

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Ajahn Thanissaro: Guided Breath Meditation Nov 2 2019 006

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Ajahn Thanissaro: Introduction to Right View Mundane and Transcendent Nov 1 2019 005

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