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"Take Refuge in the Truth of Loving Awareness" - The Yoga Hour on Unity Online Radio - December 18, 2014

"First, Forgive Yourself" - Dubai's Yoga Life Magazine - September 2014 - Tej Rae interviews Tara

"In Buddhist teachings, relief from D.C.’s chronic case of self-involvement" - Washington Post, July 18, 2014

"Feeling Overwhelmed? Remember RAIN" Mindful Magazine.

"The Mindful Relationship" - free video interview with Tara and Rick Hanson

"Meditation guru Tara Brach is calm eye of Washington’s stress-filled storm" - The Washington Post, May 18, 2013.

"The Awakened Heart: A Conversation with Tara Brach" and Mark Matousek.

Mindfulness in Education: Children to Realize Their Full Potential - audio at Walt Whitman HS, Bethesda, MD - October 7, 2013

"Radical Acceptance" - Insights at the Edge - Tami Simon of SoundsTrue inteviews Tara on August 13, 2013

"When Ego Meets Non-Ego" - March 2013 issue of Shambhala Sun

"True Refuge" on WHYY Public Media - "Voices in the Family" - Dan Gottleib interviews Tara on January 11, 2013 - Interview with Deborah Kory - "Tara Brach on Mindfulness, Psychotherapy, and Awakening" - "True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart" - Bringing RAIN to Obsessive Thinking and Meeting Our Edge and Softening.

EANT (Enneagram Association in the Narrative Tradition) Conference 2012- Interview with Tara Brach, by Matt Ahrens

Tara was recently interviewed for the “Talk with Francesca” radio show ( It was aired on January 1, 2012 at Boston’s WWZN radio. Link to the recording and Francesca’s comment.

Noticing and Calming with Tara Brach - Dan Gottleib interviews Tara - May 9, 2011 - VOICES in the Family - WHYY Radio

"True Refuge" - Insights at the Edge - Tami Simon of SoundsTrue inteviews Tara on January 18, 2011

Adapted from Tara’s True Refuge (Bantam, 2013)

Working With Difficulties: The Blessings of RAIN
Working With Difficulties: The Blessings of RAIN (in German)

Awakening Mind

Creating Peace by Letting Go of Blame

Blessings of a Patient Heart

Letting Life Live Through Us: Healing and Awakening Through our Bodies

Inquiring Mind

Awakening from the Trance of Unworthiness

Working with Our Stories: An Interview with Tara Brach


From Longing to Belonging (PDF)

Yoga Journal

A More Perfect Union - Approached as a spiritual practice, a committed relationship can be a path not only to enduring love and deep harmony but also to liberation.

Befriend Your Fears - Shine the light of compassion on all that frightens you to find healing and freedom.


Awakening from the Trance of Unworthiness (July 2014)

“Radical Acceptance When Facing Difficulty” with Tami Simon - An interview with Tara (6/9/09). (Transcript also available at above link.) Part of the “Insights at the Edge” series presented by Sounds True.

Radical Acceptance: An Interview with Tara Brach - from PsychCentral: "Mindfulness and Psychotherapy" with Elisha Goldstein, PhD

The Power of Radical Acceptance: Healing Trauma through the Integration of Buddhist Meditation and Psychotherapy

The Practice of Saying, "Yes"

The Essence of Mindful Prayer: “May this Suffering Awaken Compassion”

What I've Learned: Tara Brach - "The beauty of slowing down, the drawbacks of too much striving, and how accepting yourself can change you" - interview with Ken Adelman from