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21 day challenge: Learn to Meditate - Shared screen with speaker view
Sarah Brennan
05:30
Q: I missed the last two days, sorry, I can just pick up again I hope?
Adrian
05:30
Morning from Willesden Green! :) x
Michelle
05:32
Hello , I'm near Eastbourne. Glad I got up for the yoga this morning was very hard to get up today
Jools Connell
05:33
Good morning from Jools Yorkshire
Lily Hennighan
05:37
hi north London
Loren
05:39
Morning everyone from ware in herts. x
Charlotte
05:49
Good morning from West London
RachelGooda
05:49
Morning from Islington/London x
Carmen Luippold
05:58
Good morning from Potsdam
Caroline Graham
06:07
morning from Edinburgh x
Jennie she/her
06:10
Hi everyone, from Cheltenham
Caitlin
06:19
good morning from Bethnal Green!💜
susan jackson
06:34
good morning Sue in Northampton
Abina D
06:35
hi from Bradford
Rebecca Ambury
06:39
hello again from gloucester :)
Eleanor Ryan
06:49
Good morning from Hastings
Erika
06:53
good morning from hackney
Lisa Morgan
06:56
a wet good morning from Swansea
Johanna Lehmann
06:59
good morning from Berlin!
Dorna
06:59
morning all
Lindsey Bennister
07:08
hello from Lindsey in Barnet
Gill
07:18
hello everyone from Somerset
Kat
07:28
hello!good morning everyone, greetings from Dublin :)
Eunice Okelve
07:40
Hi, fantastic yoga class this morning.
annette fry
07:57
just received my test back, and I don’t have the dreaded ‘c’. A reason to rejoice
Charlotte Reynolds
08:15
morning ! ^.^
Eleanor Ryan
08:22
Congrats Annette
Marika Mason
08:28
morning everyone
phoebe thomas
08:37
Good morning everyone :)
Sarah dG
08:41
Good morning
Lisa C
08:46
How long will the recordings be available for once the event ends?
Kay Scoresby
08:54
Morning everyone
lu
08:58
good morning
Ruth Evans, Publishing Manager
09:46
Good morning, from Crofton Park, SE4
josefine poeggel
09:52
hallo from Berlin
Alison Keane McFadden
22:25
Good morning from Meath,Ireland
Anna H
35:37
such a beautiful meditation Garavavti. thank you
Anke
36:27
Thank you Garavati, I have to go now.
Heidi Moore
01:01:58
thanks have to go to work
Laura M
01:03:15
thank you so much for your lovely energy & practice
Cleo Hutchinson
01:03:25
thank you! 'air to breath, breath to air' really struck a chord today
iPhone michelle
01:03:45
Thk u nice practice
sara marino
01:03:46
Thank you very much!
Charlotte
01:03:46
Thank you for the practice …. :)
Lisa ONeill
01:03:53
Thank you :-)
Felix Lim
01:03:55
thank you so much, that was lovely! have a lovely day everyone! x
Eleanor (she/her)
01:03:57
Thank you! <3
tom
01:03:59
Thank you!
TRobinson
01:04:00
Thanks everyone have a lovely day
Leticia
01:04:03
than you!
Sasha Buckley-newton
01:04:05
Thank you so much.
Dawn
01:04:05
Thank you
Cristobal
01:04:05
Thank you !
Sylvia Myers
01:04:06
Thank you
Maria
01:04:06
WOnderful thank you
Sabrina
01:04:07
Thank you, and wishing you all a good day. see you tomorrow
Jessica Vazzaz
01:04:08
thank youuuuuu :)
Chris’s iPhone
01:04:08
Thanks! Have a great day everyone 😊 X
Ben Wylie
01:04:09
Thank you so much
Sasha Malinsky
01:04:09
thank you!!
Sinéad
01:04:09
Q I find that the first two stages are more distracting because of the numbers. and I want to skip to the last stage but I have to resist. is this normal?
Peter C
01:04:10
Q: any tips for numb leg?
anja borowicz richardson
01:04:11
Thank you
kateg
01:04:12
thank you
Will Craig
01:04:12
Thank you
Alex, Berlin
01:04:15
thank you!
Eleanor Ryan
01:04:15
Thanks you!!!!!
Hazel Wallace-Williams
01:04:16
lovely thanks
Apple id
01:04:17
thank you
Sandy Paul
01:04:19
thank you
Charlotte Reynolds
01:04:20
thank you !! <3
RachelGooda
01:04:20
Thank you so much, that was brilliant!
Ticha
01:04:22
Thank you, so lovely!
Anne Sophia Hendy
01:04:22
Thank you <333
Juan Santostefano
01:04:22
thank you!!
Althea
01:04:24
Thank you
Sheila Motani
01:04:24
thank you be blessed x
Caroline Graham
01:04:25
thank you x
Mici
01:04:26
Thank you so much.
Julie Hornsby
01:04:26
Q how does a sleepy state and a going deeper state feel different
Michelle
01:04:28
Thank you so much see u all tomorrow
Rohana Reading
01:04:30
Thanks - lovely session.
Garrett's iPad
01:04:33
thank you really appreciated
Alex
01:04:33
thank you thank you
Yogeswary
01:04:34
thanks
FIONA M Gray
01:04:34
Thank you
Sonia Escudero Jimenez
01:04:34
Thanks for another amazing morning session!
Jus Marl
01:04:37
Q WHAT IS THE COUNTING IN TBE FIRST 2 PARTS OF THE BREATH, PLEASE X
Sarah dG
01:04:37
Thankyou 🙂
Ana Cristina
01:04:42
thank you
Anna Shin
01:04:42
Q: I found the last stage easier, but the first 3 very hard, I was very distracted - why might that be?
Ruth Evans, Publishing Manager
01:04:46
Q: how do you cope with physical distraction such as crying while meditating? Need to swallow hard.
Agnieszka Napieralska
01:04:47
Thank you very much
Will Craig
01:04:52
Q: once I let go of my counting my breath becomes very shallow. is this okay? can/should I counter this?
Jools Connell
01:04:57
Thank you so much
Rachael Ross
01:04:59
Many thanks - see you tomorrow!
Joanna Kawicka
01:05:00
Thank you!
Sarah Gale
01:05:03
thank you so much :-)
Sue Wheat
01:05:08
I often feel anxious fluttering in my heart a bit like palpitations, what can I do about that?
Sasha Malinsky
01:05:08
Q. should we always have our eyes closed in meditation? My friend suggested looking at a candle?
Iwona Lokwenc
01:05:13
thank you 💚
Kerry Jolley
01:05:25
Thank you, this is really helping me through a difficult time. So grateful 🙏
ethelbuckley
01:05:25
Thank you. See you all tomorrow morning.
Nicole
01:05:26
Q: how do you deal with external extractions like noises or if one’s knee is itching ;-) … do you try to focus on the breath and redirect your thoughts?
Aoife’s iPad
01:05:30
Q I get angry with myself for continually having thoughts about a person and a situation where they hurt me. how can I deal with this. thank you 🙏
pamelawoodroffe
01:05:30
thank you. sometimes i am distracted by a line from a song. sometimes the words go away, but the tune remains
Barbara
01:05:35
Gracias :)
Corry
01:05:38
Thank you!
Tom Cole
01:05:45
Thanks for today’s meditation!
Trudi
01:05:46
Thank you very much Garavavanti and everyone, it is great to sit together :-)
Harriet
01:06:00
Q I find that I often have music in my head throughout the day, even in the morning - how can I either work with this or quieten it?
Linka Lipski
01:06:06
Q: body scanning is overwhelming as I have hyper sensibility and feel EVERYTHING when I pay attention to my body so I spend my life avoiding that so as to not risk dissociation and shut down from the overwhelm. Any advice on alternative or how to make body scanning adaptable to this difficulty?
Sinéad
01:06:09
Thank you
Eleanor Ryan
01:06:14
Q. How do I make sense of images, distractions coming up which are deeply surreal - odd, dream-like images which are disconnected from my lived reality?
Foster
01:06:18
? i was unclear what the section 3 and 4 were I could not hear very well
Anna H
01:06:28
🌸🌸beautiful meditation - thank y💗u
Anna Shin
01:06:29
(*why might that be - i.e that the 4th stage felt easier)
Johanna Lehmann
01:06:32
Q. Is there a pamphlet or some kind of overview on the practices we cover here? would really help to read about it again :-)
Victoria's iPhone
01:06:52
Q. I feel quite energised today after the meditation, how s that?
annette fry
01:06:52
Q i HAVE A DAMAGED SPINE ANDSOMETIMES IT IS TOO PAINFUL TO SIT FOR SO LONG, I HAVE TO LIE DOWN, IS THAT OK.
Martha Coleman
01:07:13
thank you
Katie Heavisides
01:07:22
Q - I found myself thinking about the hinderance when I noticed them, and analysing which type of hinderance it was, then assessing what my response should be. Should I give this level of thought?
Dipti Bhatt
01:07:34
Q. What is the name of this practice . Is there a difference of this practice to other meditation .practices/
Alice
01:07:35
Q: how come that counting is dropping the number at the end of the exhale and at the beginning of the inhale, which is the same thing, right?…is this to 50-50 rest attention to inhale&exhale to bring balance to the breath?
Mira Boto
01:07:53
Q when you say smooth some part of the body how exactly to do that.
Foster
01:09:23
? ? could you repete what section 3 and 4 was
Sue Bishop
01:10:37
Thank you for such a calming meditation. Saying that we would finish 3 minutes before 9 reassured me. I worry about being late for work, despite setting my alarm. I keep my camera off because I spend all day interacting online. I promise I am present!! Again many thanks!
phoebe thomas
01:10:46
Unfortunately I have to go, but thanks so much for the meditation! :)
Kay Scoresby
01:10:48
Thank you and see you tomorrow
Allison Boydell
01:11:15
Thanks for session Pete Allison
Jus Marl
01:11:19
Q
Alison Johnson
01:11:21
thank you
Corry
01:11:48
Is it normal not to feel anything during body scan?
Jus Marl
01:12:04
Where can I find the 4 stages of breathing, please?
annette fry
01:12:14
Thank you, I have to leave now
Petras iPhone
01:12:30
thank you
iPhone
01:12:36
thank you
Linka Lipski
01:15:05
Thank you for this response
Ana Cristina
01:16:06
Q: I start feeling out of breath when paying attention to the breathing. is this normal?
London Buddhist Centre Online
01:16:38
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London Buddhist Centre Online
01:17:46
Living with awareness, Sangharakshita
Ana Cristina
01:18:58
it’s probably anxiety
Ana Cristina
01:19:08
thank you !
Eleanor Ryan
01:19:09
Thanks so much, see you tomorrow :-)
Will Craig
01:19:17
Q is it okay that my breath gets very shallow once I let go of counting?
Jennifer
01:20:39
Q: I hear music and songs in my mind when meditating, how can I quiet this?
Victoria's iPhone
01:20:52
thank you for today!
Dipti Bhatt
01:21:28
Q.What is this practice called? If new can you have mediation music in bacgground?
Will Craig
01:21:33
thank you so much :)
Mel Rossiter
01:21:52
thanks x
Ruth Evans, Publishing Manager
01:22:25
Thank you,
georgina
01:22:35
Thank you ;)
Ruth Evans, Publishing Manager
01:22:45
Thank you, have a lovely day everyone, and see you tomorrow.
Jennifer
01:23:59
thank you, great answer 😊