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Insight Meditation for Beginners

Jay Forrest is saying goodbye. This is the last episode of the Vipassana Podcast. As Jay explains, there are many better teachers on the Internet. Below are links to those resources. Jay further explains that he really needs to concentrate … Continue reading

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