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Martin also has a large back catalog of dharma talks available for students to listen to available here:


2010 – 2016 Dharma Seed: Dharma talks recorded during talks for or with other organisations

2007 – 2012 Moulin de Chaves: Dharma talks recorded during retreats at the Moulin

03/11/18Mindfulness et Sagesse: One vision vaste d’une pratique illimité

Une série de discours de la retraite «Mindfulness et Sagesse: One vision vaste d’une pratique illimité» avec Martin Aylward, 29 octobre – 3 novembre 2018


1. L’enseignement au delà des mots
Ce discours vous oriente vers l’écoute de la vie, qui est constamment en train de vous enseigner

2. La confiance d’être là
Une exploration de comment établir la confiance dans la pratique, dans votre capacité d’accueillir l’experience,…

22/10/18The Free Heart

A talk recorded on retreat in Cape Town in October 2018 on the Brahma Viharas.


31/07/18More Fully Human

A series of talks from retreats with Martin held at the Moulin de Chaves in the summer of 2018.


01/07/18Depth and Breadth

A series of talks from the Depth and Breadth two week intensive for established practitioners held at the Moulin de Chaves 18th June – 1st July 2018.


27/05/18Libre : Mindfulness et Conscience Libérée

Une série d’instructions de méditation et méditation guidée complète  et progressive de la retraite «Libre: Mindfulness et conscience libérée» avec Martin Aylward, du 21 au 27 mai 2018.

24/05/18Libre : Mindfulness et Conscience Libérée – Présentations

Une série de présentations de la retraite «Libre: Mindfulness et conscience libérée» avec Martin Aylward, du 21 au 27 mai 2018

La pratique de la Mindfulness est surtout orientée vers la libération de la conscience, une compréhension qui va au-delà du conceptuel et une profonde guérison des anciens schémas. La conscience libérée est telle qu’elle peut accueillir, explorer et vivre toute expérience sans compulsion, sans…

06/05/18The True Heart’s Longing: Love, Wisdom and Freedom of Being – Berlin 2018

Talks from the True Heart’s Longing: Love, Wisdom and Freedom of Being a weekend urban retreat in Berlin in May 2018


01/05/18Free Your Mind (en Français)

Une série d’ de la retraite «Free Your Mind» avec Martin Aylward, du 26 avril au 1 mai 2018.

14/02/18The Art of Living Freely

A series of talks from The Art of Living Freely retreat held at Moulin de Chaves in June 2017.

31/07/17On Awakening

These talks are taken from a retreat held at the Moulin de Chaves in the summer of 2013.


17/07/17Stop thinking about your life!

Martin explores our tendency to seek purpose, striving to fulfil ego-ideals, pressurising ourselves in unhelpful ways. He invites us to let go of purpose in order to truly find meaning, right where we are, as the ground from which to meet and respond to life more freely.

15/07/17Awakening in Stillness & Movement 2017

A series of talks from the Awakening in Stillness & Movement retreat at Moulin de Chaves 10 – 15 July 2017.

04/06/17Vitaka Vichara Viveka – Meeting, Exploring and Allowing all of life and death

A talk from Martin’s recent New York retreat: Your Life is Your Teacher May/June 2017

Rich in meditation instruction, reflections on life, and Martin’s personal examples and memories of his teachers, this talk points us towards greater intimacy with our experience, deeper understanding of inner processes, and a freer response to life.

27/11/16Inner & Outer Journey Home through Sacred India

Two talks given by Martin during the Inner & Outer Journey through Sacred India pilgrimage in November 2016

31/07/16Your Life is Your Teacher

A series of talks from the 25th – 31st July 2016 Your Life is Your Teacher retreat at Moulin de Chaves

04/10/15Momentum: supporting the liberating goodness of your practice

This series of podcasts were recorded in the summer of 2015 at the Momentum: supporting the liberating goodness of your practice retreat with Martin at Moulin de Chaves.


20/06/15Head, Heart & Belly

A series of talks given 15 – 20th June 2015 during the Head, Heart & Belly retreat at Moulin de Chaves.

02/03/15This Body is the Universe

Much of my focus for teaching this year is on the depth and importance of really embodying our practice. These five talks from a retreat earlier this year, look at different facets of finding the whole of the dharma in this very body.

28/07/14Infinite Possibility

Here are 4 evening teachings from the recent retreat at the Moulin, entitled Infinite Possibility. It was a very full retreat – 60 participants – and many old friends and committed practitioners, making for a particularly rich, supportive and joyful practice environment.

18/07/14The way it is

Evening teachings from the July 15-18 2014 The Way It Is Practice Intensive held at Moulin de Chaves.

These 4 talks reflect in wide ranging ways on the 4 foundations of Mindfulness, exploring both their inner, contemplative dimension, and our outer engagement with the world in the light of a deepening understanding of the way things.