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Teaching Talks: 2012


The talks below are freely available. All audio files are in .mp3 format - you can play them on your computer, iPod, or other .mp3 player. To download, right-click (or Control-click on the Mac) and select "Save As" or "Save Target As."

Most of the talks below were given at Wednesday nights at River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Bethesda, MD at 7:30pm.

VERY SPECIAL EVENT: "The Compassionate Brain" series featured Tara with Rick Hanson on October 22, 2012 - "Cultivating a Forgiving Heart." Audio and Video is freely available - sign in at http://live.soundstrue.com/compassionatebrain/.

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Find resources on "How to Meditate", two "Introduction to Meditation" series in audio and video, Guided Meditations, talks on Dealing with Stress and Fear, Culivating Compassion and more.

Date Title Length
12/26/2012 Guided Meditation - "Awakening Compassion - Tonglen"
Our deepest wisdom and purest actions arise out of open-hearted presence. This meditation is drawn from the Tibetan tradition and carries us home to the vastness of loving presence.
37:00
  No class tonight at RRUUC. The above meditation is offered. It was recorded on December 31, 2011 - New Year's Eve - during the "Guided Heart" practices at the IMCW 2011 New Year's Retreat.  
12/19/2012 Guided Meditation: Arriving In Sacred Presence 17:11
  Turning Toward the Light
This solstice talk explores how, in the face of darkness - unconsciousness, ignorance, violence - we can call on the light that is within us. The two pathways are to courageously look directly into the places of suffering, and to include in our gaze, the intrinsic goodness in all beings, in life.
55:24
12/12/2012 Guided Meditation: Coming Home to Presence 13:27
  Forgiving Our Way to Freedom
Living with chronic blame or resentment is a trance that confines us to a limited fragment of what we are. This talk looks at the ways this trance is fueled and the process by which we release the armoring around our hearts.
57:46
12/05/2012 Guided Meditation 19:44
  A Forgiving Heart - Embracing our Inner Life
Self-aggression, whether it's low key blame or deep condemnation, prevents us from intimacy with others and discovering the truth and wholeness of our Being. This talk explores how we can release self-blame, and free ourselves to access our natural warmth and creativity in responding to our world.
56:00
11/28/2012 Guided Meditation - A Forgiving Heart
Forgiveness is the letting go of armor we have erected around our heart. While forgiving is a life-long process, it can be engaged and deepened by practices such as the one offered here. The best attitude in approaching this meditation is one of gentleness and clear intention. Reflect on what matters to you, and then let go of any judgments or expectations as to how the meditation "should" unfold. Blessings!
29:07
  (No class at RRUUC this week - church rummage sale. Enjoy above guided heart meditation offered on Fall 2012 IMCW retreat.)  
11/21/2012 Guided Meditation - Full Aliveness & Transformative Presence 28:02
Gratitude & Generosity: Markings of Inner Freedom (Audio)
Those who are genuinely happy, are also naturally grateful for life and generous in living. This Thanksgiving Eve talk explores key ways we block the arising of gratitude and generosity, and practices of mindful presence and direct cultivation that awaken these expressions of the liberated heart.
1:00:47
11/14/2012 Guided Meditation - Presence, Aliveness, Space 20:10
Hands Off the Controls video Hands Off the Controls (Audio)
Hands Off the Controls (Video)
We are deeply conditioned to respond to impermanence and inevitable loss by trying to control our experience. Our egoic reactivity prevents us from responding wisely to our life, and living the moments fully. This talk looks at how we can let go of controlling, open to the groundlessness we run from, and reconnect with the deep intelligence and love that flows through our being.
56:08
11/07/2012 Guided Meditation - Setting Intention 22:00
Practical Dharma for Stressful Times (Audio)
When we are caught in a stress reaction, we are in a trance that cuts us off from our creativity, full intelligence and capacity to be loving. This talk explores the flags of the stress-trance and three meditative strategies for shifting from fight/flight to attend/befriend. (at end is "Love the One You're With" by Steven Stills)
58:32
10/27/2012 Guided Meditation from retreat will be added soon  
(retreat talk) Loving the Life Within Us (Audio)
If we don't love the life we consider "self," we will not realize or live from the loving awareness that is our essence. This talk guides us in bringing a kind, accepting presence to our inner life, and discovering the vastness of what we really are.
1:06:32
10/24/2012 Guided Meditation 23:55
Wise Investigation video Wise Investigation: Dissolving the Trance (Audio)
Wise Investigation: Dissolving the Trance (Video)
If we are suffering, it is because we are believing something that is not true and caught in emotional reactivity. A key tool in meditation is investigation--actively inquiring into what is happening inside us. When we investigate with sincere interest and care, the light of our attention untangles difficult emotions and nourishes intimate relationships. As this light is turned toward awareness itself, it reveals the radiance and emptiness of our true nature.
56:30
10/17/2012 Guided Meditation: Listening - Portal to Full Awareness 21:36
Question and Response video Question and Response with Tara (Audio)
Question and Response with Tara (Video)
Questions and responses with Tara.
54:23
10/10/2012 Guided Meditation: Listening Presence 25:24
Part 2:WIse Intention:  Living in Truth Part 2: Wise Intention: Living In Truth (Audio)
Part 2: Wise Intention: Living In Truth (Video)
Evolution has conditioned us to identify as an egoic self and to protect that identity. A key strategy is trying to control how others perceive us through pretense and deception. This talk explores the ways we disarm though dedicating ourselves to truthfulness, forgiving our defenses and taking a chance to name and make room for the vulnerability we have been armoring.
53:52
10/03/2012 Guided Meditation: On Intention - What Does Your Heart Most Long For? 22:47
Part 1: Wise Intention: the Compass of our Hearts (Audio)
Part 1: Wise Intention: the Compass of our Hearts (Video)
One of the most powerful spiritual practices in the world is to reflect on your heart's deepest intention. These two talks look at the way that ego-based intentions perpetuate thoughts, feelings and actions that keep us imprisoned in feeling separate and limited. In contrast, remembering our deeper intentions call us home to the freedom of our true nature.
44:56
09/26/2012 Guided Meditation: Inhabiting Vibrating Space 26:04
Part 2: Embodied Spirit (Audio)
Part 2: Embodied Spirit (Video)
Our body--this changing field of sensation--is a portal into pure Being. These talks explore the resistance we have to embodied presence, the pathways that enable us to awaken through our bodies, and the blessings of realization that arise as we let go over and over into the aliveness of our senses.
NOTE: Part 2 specifically addresses the challenge of arriving in embodied presence when we are facing traumatic fear, and other intense and difficult emotions.
55:25
09/19/2012 Guided Meditation: Embodied Spirit
Guided Meditation: Embodied Spirit (with community OM's)
23:48
27:01
Part 1: Embodied Spirit (Audio)
Part 1: Embodied Spirit (Video)
Our body--this changing field of sensation--is a portal into pure Being. These talks explore the resistance we have to embodied presence, the pathways that enable us to awaken through our bodies, and the blessings of realization that arise as we let go over and over into the aliveness of our senses.
1:00:23
09/12/2012 Guided Meditation: Opening Into Space and Aliveness
23:39
The Freedom of Yes (Audio)
The Freedom of Yes (Video)
How do we accept ourselves or others when our actions are causing harm? Does acceptance mean passivity? Does it undermine our efforts towards change? This talk responds to these questions with a simple, illuminating and challenging principle about genuine transformation: Acceptance is the prerequisite of true healing and awakening. Only when we've paused to recognize and allow this moment's experience to be fully as it is, can we respond from our intelligence and compassion to prevent future suffering.
1:00:23
09/05/2012 Guided Meditation: Receiving Life Through the Senses
23:08
Trance of the Unreal Other (Audio)
Trance of the Unreal Other (Video)
We are conditioned to perceive people as unreal others- two dimensional characters who lack sentience, vulnerability and goodness. This is often most insidious when we filter people through demeaning culturally driven stereotypes. This talk explores the suffering of living in a trance that separates us from others, and how our practices of mindfulness and compassion enable us to experience what Thoreau calls the "miracle" of seeing through another's eyes, if only for a moment.
59:42
08/29/2012 Guided Meditation: Dance of Aliveness
18:57
Intimacy with Our Inner Life (Audio)
Intimacy with Our Inner Life (Video)
Jung wrote that our suffering arises from the unseen, unfelt parts of our psyche. This talk explores ways we can establish a healing presence by recognizing and communicating with the parts of our being that we habitually ignore or judge.
59:53
08/22/2012 Guided Meditation: Collecting, Unifying and Opening the Mind
23:20
1000 Serious Moves - Part 2 (Audio)
1000 Serious Moves - Part 2 (Video)
We easily habituate to feeling stressed, leaning forward, trying to figure things out and get things done. The undercurrent is we are living reactively--resisting unpleasant experience, seeking out more comfort and ease--perpetually wanting life to be different than it is. In response to this confined way of living, the Buddha invites us to discover our innate capacity for happiness, the wellbeing that arises in full presence. These two talks explore the ways we get caught in the trance of reactivity and grimness, and the pathways to unconditioned happiness.
58:07
08/15/2012 Guided Meditation: Resting in Mindful Awareness
28:04
1000 Serious Moves - Part 1 (Audio)
1000 Serious Moves - Part 1 (Video)
We easily habituate to feeling stressed, leaning forward, trying to figure things out and get things done. The undercurrent is we are living reactively--resisting unpleasant experience, seeking out more comfort and ease--perpetually wanting life to be different than it is. In response to this confined way of living, the Buddha invites us to discover our innate capacity for happiness, the wellbeing that arises in full presence. These two talks explore the ways we get caught in the trance of reactivity and grimness, and the pathways to unconditioned happiness.
53:13
08/08/2012 Guided Meditation: Mindful Presence
Don't miss this one! (just posted - 8/30/2012)
24:35
Real but not True (Audio)
Real but not True (Video)
One of the most liberating realizations is that we don't have to believe our thoughts. In this talk we look at the suffering caused by limiting beliefs--"I am unworthy, unloveable, unsafe"--and the process by which we open into the full aliveness and potential of our being.
53:50
08/01/2012 Guided Meditation: Float in Awareness
18:03
  Back to the Garden (Audio)
The suffering of perceiving ourselves as separate selves expresses as fear, aggression, shame and a host of other afflictive emotions. This talk examines how, by taking refuge in the present moment, and taking refuge in love, we reconnect with our wholeness, and the timeless presence that is home. This inquiry includes a guided meditation on the power of prayer to carry us back to our natural belonging.
58:42
07/25/2012 Guided Meditation: A Listening Presence
19:00
  Listening With an Awake Heart (Audio)
Listening to our inner life and each other is the grounds of healing, intimacy and love. This talk explores the challenges to offering a listening presence, and the qualities of open receptivity and interest that nourish true communicating.
56:48
07/18/2012 Guided Meditation: Space of Awareness (from Spring 2012 IMCW retreat)
This meditation is adapted from a meditation called "Open Focus." Let whatever comes spontaneously to your awareness to be there as you follow along with the questions, which begin with, "Can you imagine...?"
28:51
11/12/2011 (retreat talk) Our True Nature - Emptiness Dancing (Audio)
The most profound question in spiritual life is "who (or what) am I?" This talk explores ways of inquiring into the nature of awareness, and the blessings of embodying the realization of our radiant, empty essence. This special talk is just released and is from Wednesday night at the 2011IMCW Fall Weeklong Retreat.
1:03:58
07/11/2012 Adyashanti talked at RRUUC on 7/11. You can hear his talk at www.imcw.org.

Below is a combined talk and guided heart practice from Tara at IMCW Spring Retreat - Enjoy!
 
  (from Retreat) Introduction to the Heart Practices (Audio)
These instructions on the heart practices were given at the IMCW 2012 Spring Retreat. A guided lovingkindness or "metta" meditation to open the heart, call on love, and come home to presence follows.
39:55
07/04/2012 Due to technical difficulties - no guided meditation recorded this week - our apologies!
 
  Part 2 - Freedom: Taking the Backward Step (Audio)
This talk investigates the core conditioning that creates and sustains trance. We then explore two gateways to realizing and inhabiting our true nature - inquiry and letting go. (Watch the video of "Part 2 - Freedom: Taking the Backward Step")
57:54
06/27/2012 Guided Meditation - Field of Aliveness - 18 min.
17:49
  Part 1 - Freedom: Seeing Who Is Looking Through the Mask (Audio)
We suffer when we are identified with our egoic conditioning and unable to recognize the spirit - the love and awareness - that animates our own and all beings. In this talk we explore how recognizing our vulnerability and basic goodness helps us to see through the mask and realize who is here. (Watch the video of "Part 1 - Freedom: Seeing Who Is Looking Through the Mask")
54:30
06/20/2012 Guided Meditation - Invite Yourself Into Presence - 16 min.
16:31
  Cultivating Equanimity (Duck Meditation) (Audio)
Equinimity, the mindful presence that neither grasps nor resists experience, is the grounds for unconditional love and wise action. This talk explores the conditioning that entraps us in reactivity, and two primary pathways for coming home to this natural state of balance and presence. (Watch the video of "Cultivating Equanimity (Duck Meditation)")
57:43
06/13/2012 Guided Meditation - Letting Life Be As It Is - 21 min.
A little longer guided meditation - when you have a little more time...
Guided Meditation - Letting Life Be As It Is - 15 min.
Same meditation, but without the introduction and "Om's"
21:15

15:00
  Committing to Joy (Audio)
What makes joy rare? How do we awaken this beautiful capacity to embrace life? In this talk we explore the obstacles to joy and the attitude and practices that free us to "love what is." (Watch the video of "Committing to Joy")
52:00
06/06/2012 Guided Meditation - Arriving in Now
A little longer guided meditation - when you have a little more time...
23:00
  Cultivating Compassion (Audio)
Cultivating Compassion (Video)
We each have the potential to live with a compassionate, open heart. In this talk we explore the conditioning that closes us off to authentic caring, and the ways of deepening our attention that help us live to include widening circles of beings in our heart.
52:00
05/30/2012 Guided Meditation - Resting in Wakefulness
A short guided meditation - when you only have 13 minutes...
13:00
  Intimacy with Life - Awakening Love (Audio)
The Buddha taught about four Divine Abodes--dwelling places of the awakened heart mind: lovingkindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. In this four-part series, we will explore the ways our conditioning blocks us from these expressions of inner freedom, and the understandings and practices that enable us to inhabit our full potential. (Watch the video of "Intimacy with Life - Awakening Love")
54:10
05/23/2012 Guided Meditation - Being Here
A short guided meditation - when you only have 10 1/2 minutes...
10:29
  Training for Intimacy with Life (Audio)
"Enlightenment is intimacy with all things" teaches Zen Master Dogen. While we long for this intimacy, we are conditioned to avoid the vulnerability and fear that an intimate presence can arouse. This talk explores how our mindfulness and heart practices cultivate the capacity to be intimate with our sensations of aliveness, our emotions and the beings in our life. (Watch the video of "Training for Intimacy with Life")
58:32
05/16/2012 Guided Meditation - Open Awareness 22:52
  Part 2 - The Lion's Roar (Audio)
The Buddha taught that faith--trust in our true nature--is intrinsic to the spiritual path and the expression of wisdom. These two talks investigate the practices of presence that awaken our faith and the freedom that arises when our faith becomes radiant and full. (Watch the video of Part 2: The Lion's Roar)
50:39
05/09/2012 Guided Meditation - Dance of Sensation 24:36
  Part 1 - The Lion's Roar (Audio)
The Buddha taught that faith--trust in our true nature--is intrinsic to the spiritual path and the expression of wisdom. These two talks investigate the practices of presence that awaken our faith and the freedom that arises when our faith becomes radiant and full. (Watch the video of Part 1: The Lion's Roar)
54:11
05/02/2012 Guided Meditation: Space of Awareness (from Spring 2012 IMCW retreat)
This meditation is adapted from a meditation called "Open Focus." Let whatever comes spontaneously to your awareness to be there as you follow along with the questions, which begin with, "Can you imagine...?"
28:51
  (Retreat Talk) Be Who You Are (Audio)
By bringing a surrendering presence to mental, emotional and physical domains, we undo the trance of separation and discover our true nature. This talk explores the practices that cultivate the non-resisting space of presence, and the flavors of our essential being that are revealed: open awareness, love and a vibrant flow of awareness.
1:02:14
04/25/2012 Guided Meditation - "Sacred Ground of Awareness" 25:14
  The World in Our Heart (Audio)
Some contemporary evolutionary theories track our development from survival of the fittest to group selection whereby we have the capacity for cooperation and empathy. This talk explores how our meditation practice of attending and befriending consciously facilitates the unfolding of our full evolutionary potential. The talk includes a guided meditation that helps us widen the circles of belonging to include all beings. (Watch the video of "The World in Our Heart")
59:41
04/18/2012 Guided Meditation - "Dropping Into Awareness"
with Tsoknyi Rinpoche
26:55
  Open Heart, Open Mind - with Tsoknyi Rinpoche (Audio)
Tsoknyi Rinpoche (in conversation with Tara Brach) - In talking about his new book, Tibetan teacher Tsoknyi Rinpoche describes the layers of self that cover over our "essence love," and the way that mindfulness reconnects us to our true nature. His stories, humor and teachings are vibrant and inspiring! (Watch the video of "Open Heart, Open Mind")
1:04:36
04/11/2012 Guided Meditation 21:41
  A Mindful Nation - with US Congressman Tim Ryan (Audio)
One of the great sources of hope is the "quiet revolution" of mindfulness that is appearing in schools, hospitals, prisons, the military, corporate settings and the lives of millions of people around the world. In this talk, US Congressman Tim Ryan points to highlights of this revolution--which are reviewed in his compelling new book, A Mindful Nation. He shares about his own personal experience with mindfulness practice and his commitment to seeing the mindfulness and compassion at the center of our work for a better future. (Watch the video of "A Mindful Nation.")
53:22
04/04/2012 Guided Meditation

Guided Meditation - In the Body (shorter without the Om's)
25:22

19:56
  Beyond the Prison of Beliefs (Audio)
Most of us have core fear beliefs that obscure our true nature and bind us in repeating patterns of painful emotions and behavior. This talk looks at the beliefs that limit us and the freedom that is possible when we investigate them with a kind, mindful awareness. (Watch "Beyond the Prison of Beliefs" in video.)
53:38
03/28/2012 Guided Meditation 25:59
  Attend and Befriend: Healing the Fear Body (Audio)
Our fear management strategies--versions of fight/flight-- contract our body and mind, and separate us from others. As we learn to pause and contact the bodily fear with a gentle, mindful awareness, our sense of being enlarges. We rediscover our belonging to presence, love and life. (See "Attend and Befriend: Healing the Fear Body" in video.)
59:51
03/21/2012 Guided Meditation - Let Go Into Now 24:23
  Alchemy of Wise Effort in Spiritual Life (Audio)
The ground of wise effort is our sincere intentionality toward presence, love and freedom. Yet our habit is to go into trance, and latch on to narrowed intentions of self-enhancement or defense. When this goes on for years, we feel disappointment in our lives, a sense of not being true to ourselves. Through guided reflections, we explore how--in spiritual practice and in relationships--we can connect with our deepest intention and live in a way that expresses our awakening heart and awareness. (See "Alchemy of Wise Effort in Spiritual Life" in video)
58:24
03/14/2012 Guided Meditation - The Dance of Sensations 23:59
  Flowering, From Within, of Self-Blessing (Audio)
This line from poet Galway Kinnell reminds us of the possibility of meeting our inner life with a loving, healing presence. When we do, we loosen the trance of unworthiness and reconnect with our intrinsic goodness. In turn, we can offer our blessings to others--serving as reminders of the awareness and love that can blossom in all beings. (See "Flowering, From Within, of Self-Blessing" in video.)
57:05
03/07/2012 Guided Meditation - Meeting Life with Your Whole Body 26:41
  Freedom in the Midst of Difficulty (Audio)
We suffer when we forget who we are and get caught in a limited sense of self. This talk explores how we become identified with a sliver of what we are, and the pathway to remembering our wholeness. When we know we're the ocean, we are free to relate to the waves with respect, compassion and love. (See "Freedom in the Midst of Difficulty" in video.)
1:01:15
02/29/2012 Guided Meditation - Portal of Aliveness 23:50
  Embodied Presence: Gateway to Intimacy and Freedom (Audio)
We often move through the day in a reactive trance, removed from the aliveness of our bodies and this natural world. This talk explores how coming home to our bodies awakens us to living love, creativity and the deepest realization of who we are. (See "Embodied Presence: Gateway to Intimacy and Freedom" in video.)
57:12
 
02/22/2012 Opening the Lotus of Your Heart (Audio)
Our reaction to life's stress is to contract, and we live many moments with a tight body, clenched heart and narrowed mind. This talk explores how deepening attention can reconnect us with our natural openness and radiance.
(Tara was away these two weeks - 2/15 and 2/22 - on vacation. Enjoy her talk from the 2012 Women's Retreat on 2/3/2012.)
02/08/2012 Guided Meditation - Letting Life Live Through Us 25:22
  Questions, Guided Meditation and Group Sharing (Audio)
Led by Tara
51:26
02/01/2012 Guided Meditation 24:59
  Part 2: Three Blessings on the Journey (Audio)
Parts 1 & 2: Three Blessings on the Journey (video)
Drawing on a wonderful teaching story from the Upanishads, these two talks explore the role of forgiveness, inner fire and looking at our own minds, in finding freedom.
54:27
01/25/2012 Guided Meditation 26:44
  Part 1: Three Blessings on the Journey (audio)
Parts 1 & 2: Three Blessings on the Journey (video)
Drawing on a wonderful teaching story from the Upanishads, these two talks explore the role of forgiveness, inner fire and looking at our own minds, in finding freedom.
57:22
01/18/2012 Guided Meditation 24:40
  Part 2: Trusting Your Basic Goodness (Audio)
Einstein says the most important question we will ever ask ourselves is, "Is this universe a friendly place?" Do we trust that there is something essentially benevolent or good about this universe? That we are essentially good? These two talks explore what it means to trust basic goodness, and how this trust naturally emerges through cultivating a meditative presence. (See "Trusting Your Basic Goodness: Parts 1 & 2" in video.)
56:49
01/11/2012 Guided Meditation 26:35
  Part 1: Trusting Your Basic Goodness (Audio)
Einstein says the most important question we will ever ask ourselves is, "Is this universe a friendly place?" Do we trust that there is something essentially benevolent or good about this universe? That we are essentially good? These two talks explore what it means to trust basic goodness, and how this trust naturally emerges through cultivating a meditative presence. (See "Trusting Your Basic Goodness: Parts 1 & 2" in video.)
57:30
01/04/2012 Guided Meditation 23:29
  Taking Refuge (Audio)
This class explores the three classic gateways to true refuge - Buddha (awareness); Dharma (path, truth of reality) and Sangha (spiritual friends, loving relatedness). It includes reflections and a ceremony that supports us in remembering the pathway home. (See "Taking Refuge" in video.)
1:02:41
     
1/1/2012 Talk with Francesca Show
Tara was recently interviewed for the “Talk with Francesca” radio show (talkwithfrancesca.com). It was aired on January 1, 2012 at Boston’s WWZN radio. Here’s the recording and Francesca’s comment: "Today I interviewed Tara Brach, author of "Radical Acceptance." A brilliant woman, she explained how to end the trance to suffering and pain. It's not that we don't or won't feel pain, however, we can hurt a whole lot less if we would just allow ourselves to accept life exactly as it is rather than fighting it, changing it and reworking things to avoid what needs to be processed. Meditation and mindfulness is key to getting there. Her book is a favorite....a must have for those who want to come home to ourselves."
23:40
12/29/2011 Tara was teaching at the IMCW 2011-12 New Year's Retreat this week. Below is a link to her talk from the retreat.  
  The Blessings of Embodied Presence (Audio)
All that we cherish - love, creativity, wisdom and aliveness - becomes available when we come home to an embodied presence. This talk looks at how the two wings of mindfulness and compassion guide us in the midst of difficulty to our inner sanctuary of freedom.
57:27
12/21/2011 Guided Meditation 23:56
  No Mud, No Lotus (Audio)
Our attitude in the face of life's challenges determines our suffering or our freedom. This solstice talk explores the light of compassion that blossoms when we honor our difficult times with a deep, mindful attention. This solstice evening includes chanting, singing and a candlelighting ceremony. (See "No Mud, No Lotus" in video.)

Dharma: The Musical - La Sarmiento (7:31 minutes)
La performs three dharma spoof songs for the 2011 IMCW Solstice Celebration. The first - "Waking Up is Hard to Do" - is about the delusion that suffering is easier than the effort it takes to wake up. The second - "Let it go, Let it go, Let it go" (written by Maureen Brady of the Snowflower Sangha in Madison, WI) - is about the practice of holiday equanimity. And the third - "My Mind's Prison Blues" - is a summary of the dharma and practice in the spirit of Johnny Cash. (Lyrics for 1st and 3rd songs by La Sarmiento). (See "Dharma: The Musical" in video.)
54:48