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21 day challenge: Learn to Meditate - Shared screen with speaker view
Bahaar Massouleh
07:04
Morning :) that yoga session just before this was amazing! feel v peaceful
Alan P
07:10
Good morning everyone from Essex Uk
E.M.K. Ryan
07:21
HI there from Hastings
Sophia Rouella Edejer
07:23
Hello from Berlin :)
sam
07:27
Hi, from Hastings :)
Charlotte
07:32
Good morning ….
Nicole Stauf
07:32
Good morning all from Berlin :-)
Victoria Barlow
07:34
Morning everyone, here in South London
Bryony
07:34
Hi from east London
Izzy S
07:35
Likewise, thank you for the wonderful yoga beforehand! :) Good morning all :)
Clare Lang
07:36
apologies but I will have to leave at 8:30 - meeting at work but I want to grab some sangha before the week commences
Dean Foster
07:41
hi from Sheffield
Sylvia Myers
07:42
Morning from lovely Cornwall
Abina D
07:45
hi from Yorkshire Abina
Caroline Graham
07:45
morning from a dark Edinburgh
Ben Wylie
07:46
Morning from Dorset
Baharak She/Her
07:49
hi from London
Mary Gillard
07:51
Hi from Hackney
Gregg Kelly
07:54
Hey everyone :-)...Good Morning from Cork in Ireland :-)
Caroline Wilson
07:55
Good morning. Lovely yoga class.
Paul Bonett
07:58
good morning from Brighton
Aine O Callaghan
07:58
Morning everyone! Tired yet energised after yoga🤣
Rebecca A
07:58
good morning everyone :)
Felix Lim
07:59
Morning guys from west London! x
Rebecca
07:59
Hi Becks, from the west coast of Ireland here, thanks for having me :)
Katrina
07:59
Hi to everyone from Hertfordshire
Marika Mason
08:01
Morning from Surrey
Annika
08:02
Morning from London
Aridi C -
08:02
Good morning from islington
Tom Cole
08:09
morning everyone
Rick
08:17
Hi guys!
Manon Jones
08:19
Morning from Cardiff
Paul Bonett
08:20
I’ve been running an aikido session :)
amy
08:21
good morning!
diana gregory
08:26
good morning
Aoife’s iPad
08:26
hi from Wicklow
Sasha Buckley-newton
08:26
Morning from Kent
Aaron
08:38
morning from sheffield
Douglas
08:47
Hi everyone, from east London
Ethna
08:48
morning. thanks for the lovely yoga class. lovely start to the morning. I have to leave for work at 8:30
Maura
08:56
Morning from Dublin
Lindsey Bennister
09:01
Morning from Barnet, north London, straight from the yoga class.
Loren
09:03
yoga was lovely, thank you.
Rohana Reading
09:04
Hi from Wexford
lodovica
09:04
good morning everyone
Jennie B
09:14
Morning everyone, from Sydenham, SE London x
Angela
09:23
Good morning from Winchester :)
Tamsin
09:31
yoga was great, looking forward to this session
Gurpal Bansal
09:41
thank yo really enjoyed yoga
Sarah Gale
09:49
Hi from Sarah in Leeds :-)
Miriam Doran
09:54
Good morning Miriam from donegal Ireland xx
Gurpal Bansal
09:57
hi from essex
Kat
10:05
hi everyone, feeling great after yoga :)
Annett Hoffmann
11:57
Good morning everyone from Berlin, Germany ;)
iPhone michelle
12:17
morning x
juliebu72
15:47
Impossible with arthritic knees?
London Buddhist Centre Online
17:52
if your knees are sensitive maybe better to sit on the chair
Ani Sandwith
18:18
Do you recommend avoiding cross leggedpostures?
Izzy S
18:22
would you recommend sitting cross legged?
juliebu72
18:24
Thankkyou
Robert
18:55
can you turn chat off please when we start
Ana Cristina
18:59
how about laying down?
Linka Lipski
19:00
I have a chronic condition (Ehlers dances syndrome) so I cannot stay in one position for long
Clare Lang
19:19
we could turn it off ourselves
Hannah Elizabeth
01:00:34
thank you have a lovely day x
Charlotte
01:00:56
Thank you for the practice …..
iPhone michelle
01:01:00
Thks x
Ilona
01:01:02
Thank you, have a lovely day
Garrett's iPad
01:01:04
thank you
ashley middleton
01:01:07
Thank you!!
trobinson
01:01:08
Thankyou, have a lovely day everyone
Maria
01:01:11
That was really nice thank you
Juliane S.
01:01:11
Thank you! see you on Wednesday. have a wonderful day!
Gregg Kelly
01:01:13
Thank you :-D
Tom Cole
01:01:13
Thanks for today!
Ryan Khan
01:01:18
thank you very much for the session
Gurpal Bansal
01:01:19
thank you so much
Carolin
01:01:19
thank you!
anja borowicz richardson
01:01:22
Thank you so much
Mara Ghilan
01:01:22
Thank you! Have a beautiful day 🤗
Sarah Brennan
01:01:23
Thank you so much
Kat
01:01:23
thank you very much! wish you all a great day
lodovica
01:01:24
Thank you so much x
Egle Lorenzini
01:01:24
thank you that was lovely!
Alex Bayer
01:01:25
thank you a lot for the practice!
Helen SVG
01:01:26
Thank you all and have a wonderful day
Melissa Butcher
01:01:26
thank you
phoebe collings-james
01:01:27
Q: how can i tell if my cushions are too high?
Petras iPhone
01:01:29
thank you
Jonathan Farrell
01:01:29
Q. If you realise during breathing that your body is tense should we direct our attention to relaxing and loosening or back to the breathe?
Shelby Freeman
01:01:30
thank you!
Rohana Reading
01:01:30
Thanks very much. Have to go now.
M. Dawson
01:01:30
Thank you so much for that...have a great day. Miriam
Catherine
01:01:30
Thank you. Have a great day.
Louise Picton
01:01:31
See you tomorrow! Work for me now! x
kateg
01:01:32
thank you all
Sonia Escudero Jimenez
01:01:32
Q: Thanks so much for the beautiful practice. I wanted to ask if you have any book recommendation on meditation or intro to Buddhism or Buda? Thanks a lot.
Shannon Latoyah Simon
01:01:32
Thank you!
Liza, York
01:01:32
thank you
Barbara
01:01:33
thanks :)
beliza buzollo
01:01:34
Q: thank you! I struggled with feeling very sleepy! Any tips?
Michelle
01:01:35
Q How do you best deal with outside noises
Mairead Webster
01:01:35
Thanks lovely practice have great day
Bahaar Massouleh
01:01:35
Q. Could you please explain the breathing for meditation? is it solely through the nose (inhale and exhale). Or in the nose out the mouth?
Andy Halliday
01:01:35
Thanks a lot from Andy and Thandar. See you tomorrow!
phoebe collings-james
01:01:37
thank you! :)
Marianna
01:01:38
Thanks a lot
Alan P
01:01:38
Q when you say open your back when meditating what does that mean
Lindsey Bennister
01:01:38
Thanks for a great session, see you tomorrow.
sam
01:01:39
thanks, so good to sit with youall x
sara marino
01:01:41
Q: The second breathing exercise was very difficult compared to the first one. My mind started to wander. Is it because I’m new to this practice of concentration?
Rebecca Scott
01:01:41
Thank you, a lovely way to start the day. See you tomorrow
Ruth Evans, Publishing Manager
01:01:43
Q: I missed the beginning, should we breathe in through nose, out through mouth?
Lisa C
01:01:44
Thank you. Lovely.
Caroline Graham
01:01:45
thank you x
Sylvia Myers
01:01:45
Q: Should hands be together or apart?
Sarah O'Donnell
01:01:46
Thank you very much, have a great day :)
Joanne Paula Kay
01:01:51
Q will you be leading the lunchtime class - Willit be the same of different
Sarah Gale
01:01:52
thank you, a really lovely calming practice, lovely to take the time, Sarah
Charlotte
01:01:52
Thank you!
Kylie Browne
01:01:53
thanks 🙏🏼 from Kylie in north London
Sam D
01:01:55
Q: could you share the direct zoom link so we can save it to calendars and click in easily, instead of having to sift through emails every day? Thank you, beautiful practice
Ticha
01:01:56
thank you! :-)
Elizabeth
01:01:56
Q: I have very short legs when I sit on a chair. Would you recommend a stool for my feet to rest on to keep my feet grounded?
Roman
01:01:57
Really appreciated this start to the day thank you
Caroline Wilson
01:01:58
Q My cat likes to meditate with me. He climbs on my lap whenever you are leading the meditation. Is that OK?
Rebecca
01:01:59
Thanks for that ! See you tomorrow
Gurpal Bansal
01:02:01
Q. i have back problems is sitting crossed legs ok?
Deborah Curtis
01:02:03
thanks so much for the yoga and meditation this morning. Loved it all :) Have a beautiful day. xxx
Cristobal
01:02:05
Thank you!
Mel Rossiter
01:02:05
thank you x
Lou Herbst
01:02:07
thank you 💕
Sam
01:02:13
Q: That was great. A number of years ago, I was taught TM, and they told me not to think about the breath, however I do prefer to do so. Is it okay to incorporate my mantra into this meditation, rather than counting?
Deborah Woolf
01:02:16
thank you!
Vito
01:02:19
Q: shall you expect your mind
Joseph
01:02:20
Q How do you stop yourself rolling forward/crumbling during the meditation - Head weight seems to pull me forward.
Irene
01:02:20
Thank you. It's a pity that I cannot do it properly because I'm working. Is there any way I can watch a recording an hour earlier?
Mariella Stewart
01:02:22
Q IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE YOUR FEET FLAT ON THE FLOOR? barefooted or with shoes? thank you
Emma Punch
01:02:22
Q if when meditating - my imagination is dreaming up shapes and lines and surfaces (bit weird) is this ok? It doesn’t take a lot of my focus - it’s very free
Lisa Morgan
01:02:23
Q I have a visual mind, and I can feel myself trying to 'see' something, should I imagine colours, etc? Or try to do without images?
Claire Dunne
01:02:24
Thank you for this morning
Irene
01:02:41
Q: It's a pity that I cannot do it properly because I'm working. Is there any way I can watch a recording an hour earlier?
Emma Punch
01:02:42
Lisa - get you :)
Katie Heavisides
01:02:42
Q - Please could you go over the sitting position again?
Nicola R
01:02:47
thank you so much
georgina
01:02:48
Thank you
Linda
01:02:50
thank you so much, great way to start the day
Gurpal Bansal
01:03:06
Q. how sholud you feet be poistioned when your in the pose? serious foot cramp !!!
Bahaar Massouleh
01:03:09
Q. Could you please explain the breathing for meditation? is it solely through the nose (inhale and exhale). Or in the nose out the mouth?
Swarna Aiyar
01:03:09
Q is the later session today the same as this one or will it be a different one?
Miriam Doran
01:03:13
Many thanks for your meditation. Much Metta. Xx
Kerry Jolley
01:03:26
Thank you, see you tomorrow 🙏
Vito
01:03:34
Q: if you feel your mind is lifting in sync with your breathing, is that a good outcome? or is it that I am going in trance..and..instead distract?
Vaidotas R
01:03:41
Thank you
Berlin
01:03:42
Thank you!
Jaanus Yksik
01:03:45
Q: what is the purpose of the “letting go & just sit” part in the end of the meditation
Rainbow Wilcox
01:03:49
thank you ✨🙏
Vellala
01:04:00
Thank-you, perfect …
Jonathan Farrell
01:04:01
Thank you. That's really helpful.
Riinu Pae
01:04:05
Q related to pain in the body whilst meditation: what to focus on in meditating when coughing?
Marika Mason
01:04:15
Thank you
Gurpal Bansal
01:04:42
Q. how sholud you feet be poistioned when your in the pose? serious foot cramp !!!
Rick
01:05:30
[Q]. During stage 1/2 where should I focus my attention in the body?
beliza buzollo
01:05:32
Q: I struggled with feeling sleepy, does that go away with the practise?
Gurpal Bansal
01:05:36
Q. i have back and leg problem from car accidents , can you sit crossed legs?
Jaanus Yksik
01:06:24
thank you!
Caragh Behan
01:06:25
many thanks from Ireland, you have a lovely manner
Katrina
01:06:31
Thank you for yoga and meditation this morning - it felt great and I am looking forward to tomorrow.
Vanessa Mead
01:06:41
many thanks. looking forward to tomorrow’s session.
Salli Radford
01:06:54
Thank you, that was a very helpful introduction. See you all later today or tomorrow morning :)
Gill
01:07:59
Thank you, a beautiful way to start the day.
Francesco Pasqualino
01:08:25
thank you so much
Joanne W
01:08:35
thank you. see you next time. have a good day 😊 💛
Al
01:09:06
Thank you so much for a beautiful way to start the day!
Dónal Mc Cártaigh
01:09:18
Thank you!!
Bryony
01:09:26
Thank you!
lori Flannigan
01:09:39
Q- Should the breath be deeper and heavier than usual, or just normal unforced breathing for the practise?
Ruth Evans, Publishing Manager
01:09:56
Thank you, see you tomorrow.
beliza buzollo
01:10:09
Thank you!! See you tomorrow o/
Eleanor Ryan
01:10:30
Thanks so much. This was wonderful :-)
Juliette B
01:10:33
Thank you 🙏
Gurpal Bansal
01:10:37
Thank you so much lovely joining you for yoga and meditation , maybe ill get time to join at 1pm today aswell ..
Sam D
01:10:45
see you tomorrow and thanks so much
Johanna Aalto
01:12:01
Thank you
Magnus Crerar
01:12:16
Thank you so much, see you tomorrow!
Alan P
01:12:23
Thanks I struggled but enjoyed it
Nikhila
01:12:33
Thank you, have a good day everyone! xxx
Aridi C -
01:12:38
Thank you so much for your time. See you tomorrow x
Suzanne Lindfield
01:13:03
thank you .. really deep .. see you tomorrow
leanlui
01:13:10
Thank u and c u :D
Gurpal Bansal
01:13:14
bye bye thank you
iPhone michelle
01:13:24
Thk u x
Maura
01:13:32
lovely start to the morning, thank you
bd07kg
01:13:41
Thank you so much it was really calming and inspiring.
Sam S
01:13:46
Thank you
M Victoria’s iPad
01:13:54
Thank you!
Caroline Wilson
01:13:58
Thank you. Wonderful session. See you all tomorrow xx
Filipa do Carmo
01:14:11
thank you and see you tomorrow!
FIONA M Gray
01:14:31
Thank you very much. see you tomorrow.x
Vito
01:14:33
thanks. this was a fountain of wisdom for me!
Alison Johnson
01:14:43
thank you 🙏
Mariella Stewart
01:14:45
thank you sorry but i need to start work
Alice
01:15:20
Q: What the origin of these 2 techniques in the buddhist tradition? Why Buddha taught these particular 2 techniques?
Nicole Stauf
01:15:45
Q: How do you deal with distractions such as noise outside? Trying to focus on the breath or getting up to close the window? ;-)
Sam
01:15:49
Q: That was great. A number of years ago, I was taught TM, and they told me not to think about the breath, however I do prefer to do so. Is it okay to incorporate my mantra into this meditation, rather than counting?
Thea Gordon-Rawlings
01:16:23
Thank you 🙏
foster Spragge
01:16:28
? can you stand and meditate
Adrian
01:21:49
Thank you for a beautiful start to the Happy Monday everyone x
London Buddhist Centre Online
01:23:13
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tom and lavi
01:23:24
Thank you! See you tomorrow :)
Deborah Woolf
01:24:29
Thank you really great practice and the q&a is super helpful! See you tomorrow :)
Althea
01:24:35
Thank you so much.
Sam
01:24:38
Many thanks!
London Buddhist Centre Online
01:24:40
https://londonbuddhistcentre.com/resources-catching-up/
Nicole Stauf
01:24:50
Thank you very much!
Iwona Lokwenc
01:24:57
thank you!
Loren
01:25:01
thank you very much 😊🙏🏼
Trudi
01:25:02
thanks so much that was really nice.
Riinu Pae
01:25:05
Thank you!
Gen
01:25:07
thank you!
Felix Lim
01:25:48
Thank you so much guys! See you tomorrow x
Maria
01:26:08
Thank you bye.
Maria
01:26:17
Will the talk later be recorded?