Meditation: RAIN of Compassion (9:21 min.)

Meditation: RAIN of Compassion (9:21 min.)

In this short practice, we are guided in bringing the mindfulness and self-nurturing of RAIN to a difficult emotion. This helps us shift from feeling stuck and reactive to the tender and spacious presence that is our true home.
Meditation: A Practice of RAIN (20:00 min.)

Meditation: A Practice of RAIN (20:00 min.)

The acronym RAIN – Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture – guides us in bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions. With practice, we can find our way home to open-hearted presence in the midst of whatever arises. “Don’t turn...
Meditation: RAIN of Self-Compassion (17:27 min.)

Meditation: RAIN of Self-Compassion (17:27 min.)

One of the great sufferings is turning on ourselves with judgment and/or self-aversion. This practice brings the acronym RAIN to this pain. It helps us cultivate a healing self-compassion, and the realization of who we are beyond any limiting story of...
Meditation: The RAIN of Compassion (30:00 min)

Meditation: The RAIN of Compassion (30:00 min)

The acronym RAIN (Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture) is one of the most powerful tools I know for working with difficult emotions and discovering the freedom of an awake, compassionate presence. The 4-steps of RAIN are: Recognize what is happening; Allow the...
RAIN Partners Co-Meditation: Audio Guided Session (33:45 min.)

RAIN Partners Co-Meditation: Audio Guided Session (33:45 min.)

What Are RAIN Partners? RAIN – Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture, the process of bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions, can be practiced with another person in a way that is deeply healing. RAIN partners agree to practice together on a regular...
Meditating with RAIN (11:43 min.)

Meditating with RAIN (11:43 min.)

This guided practice applies mindfulness and self-compassion to challenging emotions. It is based on the acronym RAIN, and provides a four step practice that is accessible and effective, even at those times when mindfulness is most difficult to remember. The acronym...
Meditation Instructions – RAIN and Question-Response (14:23 min)

Meditation Instructions – RAIN and Question-Response (14:23 min)

Tara gives morning instruction on retreat including RAIN (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nourish), then responds to questions from retreatants. Includes a question on resourcing when working with trauma. Recorded at the 2016 IMCW Women’s Retreat. • More...
Meditation: The RAIN of Self-Compassion (10:42 min)

Meditation: The RAIN of Self-Compassion (10:42 min)

This meditation is included at the end of the RAIN of Self-Compassion talk. This talk explores three key features of the trance of unworthiness and introduces this guided meditation based on the acronym RAIN that awakens self-compassion and de-conditions the suffering...