Guided Meditations

Guided Meditation and New to Meditation

Heart Meditation
Heart Meditation: Awakening Loving Presence (35:24 min)
We each have an intrinsic capacity for loving presence, and there are powerful ways...
Meditation: Breathing into Presence
Meditation: Breathing into Presence (19:23 min)
Meditation: Breathing into Presence ~ The breath can be our gateway into the boundless...
Meditation: Awake Awareness is Our Home
Meditation: Awake Awareness is Our Home (19:57 min)
This meditation guides us in awakening our awareness  by opening to all our senses...
Meditation: Relaxing Back
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Living Presence (19:42 min)
When we are lost in thoughts our mind contracts, our body tightens and we...
Meditation: Taking in the Goodness
Heart Meditation: Taking In the Goodness (24:56 min)
Taking in the Goodness: Rumi said, “Whenever some kindness comes to you, turn that...
Meditation: Vipassana
Meditation: Vipassana – Opening Our Hearts to Life as It Is (20 min.)
This meditation awakens the senses with a mindful scanning of the body, establishes an...
Meditation: Awakening Compassion - Tonglen
Meditation: Awakening Compassion (11:35 min)
Meditation: Awakening Compassion with Tonglen ~ Our hearts awaken as we let ourselves be...
Meditation: Vipassana (Insight or Mindfulness)
Meditation: Vipassana (Insight or Mindfulness) (16:58 min)
Meditation: Vipassana (Insight or Mindfulness) – A gift of meditation is learning to open...
Meditation - Choosing Living Presence
Brief Guided Meditation – with no bell at end (9 min.)
Given in the early morning on the first day of retreat, this recording can...
Meditation: Cultivating a Mindful Awareness
Meditation: Cultivating a Mindful Awareness (18:25 min)
Mindfulness means paying attention on purpose to our moment to moment experience. This meditation...
Meditation: Relax Back
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Presence (12:36 min)
Guided Meditation: Relaxing Back into Presence – When we are stressed, our body and...
Reflection: Deepening the Truths We Share
Reflection: Deepening the Truths We Share (8:32 min)
Our capacity for love grows as we practice deepening the truths we share with...
Meditation: Relaxing Back
Meditation: Relaxing Back and Saying Yes to the Moment (19:01 min)
Meditation: Relaxing Back and Saying Yes to the Moment – When we are stressed,...
Meditation: Awake Openhearted Awareness
Meditation: Awake, Openhearted Awareness (11:02 min)
Meditation: Awake, Openhearted Awareness This meditation guides us in recognizing the formless awareness that...
Meditation: Breath and Presence
Meditation: Breath and Presence (18:32 min)
Meditation: Breath and Presence – For many, relaxing and attending to the movement of...
Meditation - Receiving Life in Open Awareness
Meditation: Receiving Life in Open Awareness (16:58 min)
Our habit is to try to manage our experience from a mental control tower....
Meditation: Receiving This Life in Awareness
Meditation: Receiving This Life in Awareness (23:43 min)
Meditation: Receiving This Life in Awareness – In our everyday life we are conditioned...
Meditation - Listening to and Feeling Our Lives
Meditation: Listening to and Feeling Our Life (17:56 min)
Guided Meditation – Listening to and Feeling Our Life Listening to sounds is a...
Meditation Instructions with RAIN from Retreat
Meditation Instructions – RAIN and Question-Response (14:23 min)
Tara gives morning instruction on retreat including RAIN (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nourish), then responds...
Deepening Practice
On Deepening Our Meditation and a Guided Meditation from Retreat (24:48 min)
Meditation Instructions and a Guided Meditation from Retreat (2016-08-27) – Tara gives morning instructions...