Resources: Nature of Awareness - Tara Brach

Resources: Nature of Awareness

Nature of Awareness


Meditation: Continuous Space Suffused with Awareness
Meditation: Continuous Space Suffused with Awareness (18:39 min.)

By learning to inhabit the body, we discover the space and aliveness that fills the universe. In this meditation...

In this guided practice, we arrive in presence through a body scan and attention to the breath, open the attention to changing experience, and then explore the freedom of not controlling anything, and letting life be just as it is.
Instruction and Meditation: Pathway to Non-Doing Presence (41:30 min.)

While meditation begins with purposeful collecting of attention, it leads to non-doing presence, to Being. In this guided practice,...

Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness (21:28 min.)

When we are in our daily trance, we are often leaning forward, on our way somewhere else. In this...

Trusting Who We Are
Trusting Who We Are (retreat talk)

When we are suffering, we are believing something untrue – usually a limiting story about who we are. This...

Conscious Prayer - Finding Refuge in Loving Awareness (retreat talk)
Conscious Prayer – Finding Refuge in Loving Awareness (retreat talk)

Prayer is a communing with our enlarged being. This talk examines less conscious forms of prayer, and how we...

Landlocked in Fur – Three Domains of Formless Presence
Three Domains of Formless Presence – Landlocked in Fur (retreat talk)

While we have evolved to experience a defining sense of separate self, our potential is to awaken to the...

Meditation: The Silence That's Listening
Meditation: The Silence That’s Listening (morning on retreat) (27:15 min.)

Listening to sounds is a powerful way to quiet the thinking mind and connect with the natural openness of...

Meditation: Opening to the River of Aliveness
Meditation: Opening to the River of Aliveness (17:22 min)

This meditation guides us to awaken to sensation using the image of a smile and scanning through the body....

Tara Talks: Rare and Precious JoyJoy
Am I Dreaming? (Retreat Talk)

As we cultivate mindfulness we become increasingly aware of how we move through huge swaths of our life in...