Bringing Awareness to Doing
One of the core domains of egoic trance is addictive doing – chronic activity driven by fear and wanting that keeps us from realizing a wholeness of Being. This talk looks at how addictive doing keeps us in the map of time, identified as a separate self, always on our way somewhere else. We then explore ways we undo this conditioning by pausing and opening to the liberating dimension of Being.
Guided Meditation: Emptiness Dancing (26:20 min.)
Guided Meditation: Coming Home to Being (21:18 min.)(a favorite from the archives)
Guided Meditation: Entrusting Yourself to the Waves (26:51 min.)By not resisting, by letting the waves wash through us, we began to relax. Rather than fighting the stormy surges, we rest in an ocean of awareness that embraces all the moving waves. We arrive in a sanctuary that feels large enough to hold whatever was going on....
Part 2: Trusting Your Basic Goodness
This talk continues the exploration of what causes our distrust of ourselves, others and life, and the pathways to realizing and trusting who we are. We explore the steps of awakening from limiting beliefs, dissolving the resistance to direct embodied presence, and discovering the space and tenderness – the formless dimension – that is indivisible and whole.
Embodying Loving Presence (Retreat Talk)
This talk looks at the evolutionary fear-patterning that creates separation in our relationships, and at the practices that open us to giving and receiving love. (from the IMCW long weekend residential retreat – 2014-08-02)
Guided Meditation: Embodied Awareness
Part 1: Basic Trust
One of the expressions of an awakened heart-mind is a basic trust in reality. These talks explore the severed belonging that gives rise to mistrust, and two primary pathways to realizing and trusting the indivisible field of loving awareness that is our source.
Guided Meditation: Coming Home to Your Breath
Evening of Inquiry
In this class, Tara offered a guided meditation, some brief words on connecting with the felt sense of our experience, and opened the class to questions.