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Monastic Teachings

Dhamma reflections and guided meditations by visiting monastics.

Luang Por Pasanno: Working Toward the Ending of Suffering and QnA Aug 15 2021 083

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Luang Por Pasanno: As We Begin to Meditate Aug 15 2021 082

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2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 7. Monastic Closing Words, Blessing Chant & Group Sharing of the Blessings July 18 2021 081

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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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Ayya Santussika: Highest Blessings – Afternoon Session Translations, Q and A and Closing Chants Feb 7 2021 058

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Ayya Santussika: Highest Blessings – Morning Session Translations and Q and A Feb 7 2021 057

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Ayya Santussika: Highest Blessings – Guided Meditation Feb 7 2021 056

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