Resources: Self-Compassion and Compassion for Others

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Meditation: A Witnessing, Kind Presence
Meditation: A Witnessing, Kind Presence (19:55 min)

Starting with scanning through the body and awakening the senses, we then rest in presence, with the breath as...

Your Awake Heart is Calling You
Your Awake Heart is Calling You

As individuals and societies, we are pulled by both the insecurity of our evolutionary past, and by our awake...

Meditation: Tonglen - Discovering the Boundless Space of Compassion
Meditation: Tonglen – Discovering the Boundless Space of Compassion (5:53 min.)

This short version of the Tibetan Tonglen practice guides us in courageously opening to the suffering within us and...

Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness
Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness (18:22 min.)

This meditation begins by guiding us through a scan: opening to inner space and aliveness, then to outer space,...

The Heart Crosses the Abyss - Three Inner Trainings
The Heart Crosses the Abyss – Three Inner Trainings

In the moments when we either resist or get possessed by our strong emotions, we are in a trance,...

Shame, Healing and Transformation
Shame, Healing and Transformation

Being at war with ourselves blocks us from evolving our consciousness and living from our hearts. This talk distinguishes...

Spiritual Hope
Spiritual Hope

Spiritual hope opens us to possibility and energizes us to manifest our potential for love and wisdom. In contrast...

Sustaining Our Caring
Sustaining Our Caring

All transformation arises out of love; it is the energy of caring about life that moves us toward inner,...

Meditation: Embodied Metta
Meditation: Embodied Metta (19:36 min.)

Lovingkindness becomes full when it is energetically experienced in our bodies. This meditation guides us in awakening the receptivity,...

Sheltering In Love - Part 1
Sheltering In Love – Part 1

During this time of pandemic, we need, more than ever, to feel our connectedness—true belonging with our own being,...

Part 3 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing
Part 3 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing

Drawn from Tara’s new book, Radical Compassion (2020), these three talks explore how the RAIN practice (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) awakens the...

Radical Compassion
Part 2 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing

Drawn from Tara’s new book, Radical Compassion (2020), these three talks explore how the RAIN practice (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) awakens the...

Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of R.A.I.N.
Part 1 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing

Drawn from Tara’s new book, Radical Compassion (2020), these three talks explore how the RAIN practice (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) awakens the...

Belonging to Each Other – Part 3 of 3
Belonging to Each Other – Part 3 of 3

Mother Teresa writes that if we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to...

Belonging to Each Other - Part 2 of 3
Belonging to Each Other – Part 2 of 3

Mother Teresa writes that if we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to...

Belonging to Each Other - Part 1
Belonging to Each Other – Part 1 of 3

Mother Teresa writes that if we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to...

Compassion Towards All: Moving toward a Plant Based Diet
Compassion Towards All: Moving toward a Plant Based Diet

For most of human history it’s been “normal” to eat non-human animals. This is now changing. We are awakening...

From Judgment to Self-Compassion
From Judgment to Self-Compassion (retreat talk)

When we’ve turned on ourselves with blame and aversion, it’s very difficult to arouse self-compassion. This talk looks at...

Meditation: Awakening Our Energy Body
Part 2 – The Jewel in the Lotus: Cultivating Compassion

The compassion that arises from mindful awareness can heal our inner wounds, interpersonal conflict and the suffering in our...

Part 1 - The Jewel in the Lotus: Cultivating Compassion
Part 1 – The Jewel in the Lotus: Cultivating Compassion

The compassion that arises from mindful awareness can heal our inner wounds, interpersonal conflict and the suffering in our...


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