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Daylong: Conscious Relationships

with Jonathan Foust & Tara
December 13
Rockville, MD

Daylong: Meditation, Emotional Healing, Spiritual Awakening

January 17, 2015
Bethesda, MD

Spring Residential Retreat

April 17-24, 2015
Reisterstown, MD
Registration opens:
December 18

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Weekly Class

Bethesda, Maryland

Wednesday evening from 7:30 - 9:00 pm

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Tara Brach is a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. She has practiced and taught meditation for over 35 years, with an emphasis on vipassana (mindfulness or insight) meditation. Tara is the senior teacher and founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. A clinical psychologist, Tara is the author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge.



2014-11-26 ~ "A Generous Heart" (audio)
Our deep potential is to live from an awake, loving heart. This talk looks at how, with a kind and mindful attention, we can decondition habitual tendencies toward grasping and self-centeredness, and nourish the sense of connectedness and care that gives rise to generosity. As we bring these heart practices alive in our most immediate relationships, they have the power to evolve consciousness in widening circles across the world. 




2014-11-19 ~ "Awakening Through Change and Loss" (audio)
2014-11-19 ~ "Awakening Through Change and Loss" (video)
Our capacity to live and love fully is entirely related to how we open to the truth of impermanence. This talk examines how our ways of trying to control life solidify our perception of being separate and threatened. We then look at the wings of mindful presence and compassion that open us to loss and grief, and reveal the loving awareness that is beyond birth and death.





2014-11-12 ~ "The Sacred Art of Listening" (audio)
2014-11-12 ~ "The Sacred Art of Listening" (video)
Just as presence is the heart of meditation, so deep listening is at the center of all conscious, loving relationships. This talk explores how our wants and fears block listening, ways we can deepen our capacity for listening, and the healing that unfolds when we truly feel heard by another.






NEW! Article: "Awakening from the Trance of Unworthiness"

Also ~ You can read Tara's article about the RAIN practice in Mindful Magazine’s August issue here: http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/tara-brach-rain-mindfulness-practice.

IMCW class at River Road UU Church

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