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Tara Brach
Tara Brach
Tara Brach

Tara Brach, Ph.D is an internationally known meditation teacher and author of bestselling Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. Tara shares a weekly... more

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Meditation: Relaxing Open into Full Presence

The pathway to presence does not involve efforts or striving. As you will find in this simple, gentle meditation, a... more

20 Jun 2024 · 21 minutes
Disarming Our Hearts - Part 2: Guidance from the Bodhisattva Path

13 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
Meditation: Awareness is Our Home

This guided practice helps us come into our senses through a body scan. We then rest in the awareness that... more

13 Jun 2024 · 21 minutes
Disarming Our Hearts - Part 1

If we realized how profoundly our chronic judgment creates separation and blocks the flow of love, we’d dedicate more deeply... more

06 Jun 2024 · 58 minutes
Meditation: Body and Spirit

As we relax and awaken through our physical body, we discover the formless dimension of awareness or spirit that permeates... more

06 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror

This 3- part series explores three capacities we all have, that when cultivated, bring spiritual awakening and serve the healing... more

30 May 2024 · 57 minutes
Meditation: Listening to Life

The attitude of meditation is one of engaged listening – a relaxed, receptive yet intimate attention. This meditation explores how... more

30 May 2024 · 18 minutes
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 2: Inner Fire

This 3- part series explores three capacities we all have, that when cultivated, bring spiritual awakening and serve the healing... more

23 May 2024 · 47 minutes
Meditation: Reconnecting to Silence and Presence

Only in silence and presence do we realign with what matters to our hearts. This simple practice of arriving in... more

23 May 2024 · 19 minutes
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 1: Forgiveness

This 3-part series explores three capacities we all have, that when cultivated, bring spiritual awakening and serve the healing of... more

16 May 2024 · 49 minutes
Meditation: Living Presence - Experiencing Aliveness and Openheartedness

The pathway to experiencing full aliveness and openheartedness is by awakening awareness throughout the body. This meditation begins by establishing... more

16 May 2024 · 20 minutes
Living with a Courageous Heart in Times of Crisis: A Conversation with Tara Brach & Oren Jay Sofer

The pace of change is speeding up and much of the news we receive is alarming. More than ever, we... more

09 May 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Guided Meditation: Letting Life Be As It Is

When we learn to listen to our inner life without interference, we open to a tender and full experience of... more

09 May 2024 · 21 minutes
Homecoming to Loving Awareness (Retreat talk)

We have strong conditioning to identify as a separate self, and to feel all the fears and attachments that arise... more

02 May 2024 · 59 minutes
Meditation: Open Awareness – Relaxing Back into Presence

This practice brings attention to the continuous space within and around the body, and the aliveness of sound, sensation and... more

02 May 2024 · 19 minutes
Cherishing Each Other: A Conversation with Tara Brach and Father Gregory Boyle

Many are familiar with the Dali Lama’s words “My religion is kindness.” In this conversation you will sense the gritty... more

25 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
2024-04-24 - Meditation: Awakening through the Inner Body

When we attune to the inner body, we discover a field of energy and aliveness that is the portal to... more

25 Apr 2024 · 21 minutes
Spiritual Reparenting: Loving Ourselves into Healing

Mindfulness and compassion, when brought to our wounded heart, have the capacity to rewire our brain and free our spirit.... more

18 Apr 2024 · 57 minutes
Meditation: Inner Refuge of Calm

In times of stress, it’s crucial that we have pathways to quiet our minds, relax our bodies and rest in... more

18 Apr 2024 · 20 minutes
The Sacred Art of Listening

Just as presence is the heart of meditation, so deep listening is at the center of all conscious, loving relationships.... more

11 Apr 2024 · 53 minutes
Meditation: Listening to Life

The attitude of meditation is one of engaged listening – a relaxed, receptive yet intimate attention. This meditation explores how... more

11 Apr 2024 · 18 minutes
Relating Wisely to our Inner Life: Tara and Lee C Camp

In this conversation, recorded for the acclaimed podcast, No Small Endeavor, award winning theologian Lee C. Camp interviews Tara about... more

04 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Meditation: A Present Heart

One translation of mindfulness, in Chinese, is “present heart.” In this guided meditation we begin by awakening through the body... more

04 Apr 2024 · 16 minutes
An Invitation to Freedom: A conversation between Tara and Connirae Andreas

Connirae Andreas was one of the first trainers in neurolinguistic programming (NLP), developed and wrote a book on the Core... more

28 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Meditation: Widening Rings of Being

If we can recognize thoughts as thoughts, it becomes possible to open from virtual to living reality. This meditation guides... more

28 Mar 2024 · 20 minutes
Do you feel Overwhelmed? Turning Stress into a Gateway of Awakening

Stress and overwhelm are spiking around the globe. This talk explores how we can practice with the arising of stress... more

21 Mar 2024 · 42 minutes
Meditation: Openhearted Presence

This meditation guides us in embodying loving presence through a body scan, and then meeting whatever arises with a tender... more

21 Mar 2024 · 21 minutes
Navigating the Dark Ages

How do we process and respond to increasing societal oppression and violence? What helps us transform the energies of fear,... more

14 Mar 2024 · 46 minutes
Meditation: Cultivating a Gentle, Kind Attention

This meditation calls on the image and felt sense of a smile as we scan through the body, and invites... more

14 Mar 2024 · 19 minutes
Part 2: Healing Depression with Meditation

Most people get depressed at times, and many suffer greatly from bouts of major depression. At the heart of the... more

07 Mar 2024 · 55 minutes
Meditation: Letting Go of Doing

Meditation becomes truly freeing in the moments when there is no controlling whatsoever; when nothing is resisted or grasped after.... more

07 Mar 2024 · 21 minutes
Part 1: Healing Depression with Meditation

Most people get depressed at times, and many suffer greatly from bouts of major depression. At the heart of the... more

29 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Meditation: Refuge in Living Presence

We spend great swaths of time in a trance that removes us from awareness of our body and senses. This... more

29 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
“Getting Over Yourself”: A conversation with Tara Brach and Stephen Josephs

Executive coach and author Stephen Josephs has worked with many top business leaders, guiding them in transcending the egoic conditioning... more

22 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Meditation: A Welcoming Heartspace

Our pathway to peace and happiness is through opening, with tenderness, to our moment-to-moment experience. This meditation guides us first... more

22 Feb 2024 · 18 minutes
Letting Go of Controlling – Part 2: The Path of Freedom

While it’s natural to try to control our life experience, our chronic controlling cuts us off from presence and obscures... more

15 Feb 2024 · 1 hour,
Guided Meditation: The Center of Now

This meditation awakens our senses, then guides us to rest in the changing flow of experience. When the mind drifts,... more

15 Feb 2024 · 15 minutes
What is the Path to Peace? A conversation with Tara Brach and Assaf Katz

What is the Path to Peace? A conversation with Tara Brach and Assaf Katz - Assaf Katz is an activist... more

08 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Meditation: Relaxed and Alert

This meditation begins with a period of relaxing and collecting our attention with intentional long, deep breathing. We then deepen... more

07 Feb 2024 · 19 minutes
Letting Go of Controlling – Part 1: The Path of Freedom

Letting Go of Controlling – Part 1: The Path of Freedom - While it’s natural to try to control our... more

01 Feb 2024 · 56 minutes
Meditation: Letting Go… Letting Be

Meditation: Letting Go… Letting Be - This guided meditation invites us to imagine a clenched fist relaxing open, and... more

01 Feb 2024 · 16 minutes
Changing Unhealthy Habits of Eating - A Conversation between Tara and Judson Brewer

Changing Unhealthy Habits of Eating - A Conversation between Tara and Judson Brewer - Countless people live with shame... more

25 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Meditation: Listening to our Heart

Meditation: Listening to our Heart - True listening arouses an open receptive presence that can be truly healing. This meditation... more

25 Jan 2024 · 20 minutes
How Hope Can Heal and Free Us – Part 2

How Hope Can Heal and Free Us – Part 2 - The mature expression of hope includes three elements: the... more

18 Jan 2024 · 54 minutes
Meditation: Receiving Life in Open, Awake Awareness

Meditation: Receiving Life in Open, Awake Awareness - This meditation awakens a receptive attention to the senses, starting with... more

17 Jan 2024 · 20 minutes
How Hope Can Heal and Free Us – Part 1

How Hope Can Heal and Free Us – Part 1 - The mature expression of hope includes three elements: the... more

11 Jan 2024 · 45 minutes
Meditation: Awakening Our Full Aliveness

Meditation: Awakening Our Full Aliveness -  We cut off from our aliveness when we are lost in thoughts and... more

11 Jan 2024 · 20 minutes
Coming Home to True Refuge

Coming Home to True Refuge - While we habitually try to control our life, our true refuge—the source of peace,... more

04 Jan 2024 · 59 minutes
Meditation: Energy and Source

Meditation: Energy and Source - Our incessant thinking removes us from the full aliveness, vastness and mystery of Being.... more

04 Jan 2024 · 19 minutes
The Sacred Pause

The Sacred Pause - When we are lost in the trance of doing, our lives are on automatic, and contracted... more

29 Dec 2023 · 54 minutes
Meditation: Opening to the Mystery

Meditation: Opening to the Mystery - This guided meditation includes a body scan and invites the receptivity and letting-go... more

28 Dec 2023 · 16 minutes
Finding True Belonging in the Midst of Stress

Finding True Belonging in the Midst of Stress - Our deepest longing is to feel our belonging to each other... more

21 Dec 2023 · 53 minutes
Meditation: Relaxed and Awake

Meditation: Relaxed and Awake - This guided meditation helps us find ease and wakefulness in our body and mind.... more

21 Dec 2023 · 16 minutes
Awakening from Trance – Embracing Unlived Life

Awakening from Trance – Embracing Unlived Life - When physical or emotional pain is too much, our conditioning is to... more

14 Dec 2023 · 51 minutes
Meditation: Opening to the Sea of Presence

Meditation: Opening to the Sea of Presence - When our body and mind is relaxed, we become filled with... more

14 Dec 2023 · 20 minutes
Basic Goodness and Awe: A conversation between Tara Brach and Dacher Keltner

Basic Goodness and Awe: A conversation between Tara Brach and Dacher Keltner - Our conversation covers the biological, evolutionary and cultural... more

07 Dec 2023 · 1 hour,
Guided Meditation: Whole Body Breathing

Guided Meditation: Whole Body Breathing - This guided meditation includes a body scan and invites the receptivity and letting-go of... more

07 Dec 2023 · 17 minutes
How Do We Bridge the Divides?

How Do We Bridge the Divides? - The divides in our world can only exist if we humans are divided... more

30 Nov 2023 · 45 minutes
Meditation: Breathing Our Way to Peace & Freedom

Meditation: Breathing Our Way to Peace & Freedom - This meditation guides us in collecting attention with an intentional... more

30 Nov 2023 · 19 minutes
A Generous Heart

A Generous Heart - Our deep potential is to live from an awake, loving heart. This talk looks at how,... more

23 Nov 2023 · 55 minutes
Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness

Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness - This meditation begins by guiding us through a scan: opening to inner... more

23 Nov 2023 · 19 minutes
Conversation with Tara Brach and Arthur Brooks: Becoming Happier

Becoming Happier: Conversation with Tara Brach and Arthur Brooks - The Dalai Lama regularly says that everyone wants to be... more

16 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Meditation: Refuge of Living Presence

Meditation: Refuge of Living Presence - Our thoughts keep us removed from this living world. This guided practice invites us... more

16 Nov 2023 · 13 minutes
The Wise Heart of Radical Acceptance

The Wise Heart of Radical Acceptance - When we are caught in self-judgment, we forget the truth of who... more

09 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Meditation: Relaxing Back and Saying Yes to the Moment

Meditation: Relaxing Back and Saying Yes to the Moment -  When we are stressed, our conditioning is to tighten our... more

09 Nov 2023 · 18 minutes
Mindful Glimpses: A Conversation with Tara Brach and Loch Kelly

Mindful Glimpses: A Conversation with Tara Brach and Loch Kelly - Loch Kelly is an author, psychotherapist and highly respected meditation... more

02 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Meditation: The Sea of Awareness

Meditation: The Sea of Awareness - Our attention habitually fixates on the foreground of thoughts and feelings, and fuels an... more

02 Nov 2023 · 15 minutes
A Conversation with Tara and Stephen Fulder: What is our Refuge in the Midst of Crisis

A Conversation with Tara and Stephen Fulder: What is our Refuge in the Midst of Crisis - Stephen Fulder is... more

26 Oct 2023 · 55 minutes
Meditation: Awake and Alive

Meditation: Awake and Alive - This guided practice includes a body scan, and an opening to the awareness that includes... more

25 Oct 2023 · 18 minutes
Four Spiritual Inquiries: Finding Heart Wisdom in Painful Times

Four Spiritual Inquiries: Finding Heart Wisdom in Painful Times - When we get stuck in difficult emotions like hatred, anger... more

19 Oct 2023 · 51 minutes
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Conversation with Tara Brach and Arthur Brooks: Becoming Happier
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Becoming Happier: Conversation with Tara Brach and Arthur Brooks - The Dalai Lama regularly says that everyone wants to be happy, nobody... more