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Meditation: Center of Now (24:29 min)
- Tara is away on retreat, so asked for a meditation from the archives. This is from 2/1/2012.
Meditation: Relaxing Open (17:53 min)
This meditation invites the shift from thinking into open awareness. Our practice is to awaken the senses - feeling aliveness, listening to sound - and then rest as the awareness...
Meditation Instructions with Question/Response (14 min)(retreat)
"...discover what’s happening here, beyond the veil of thinking.” Tara gives additional instructions and responds to questions after the morning meditation at the 2015 IMCW New...
Meditation: Letting Life Be As It Is (19:00 min.)
Tara taught on retreat this week, so wanted to share this meditation from 2010 with you.
Meditation: The RAIN of Compassion (34:54 min) (from retreat)
This new version of the acronym RAIN is a powerful way of bringing compassion to the life within you, and to attuning and deepening compassion for others. Given at the 2015...
Meditation: Seeing the Goodness (6:11 min)
When we focus on what we appreciate in others, our very attention helps allow that person to shine. (6:11 min) (a practice meditation from the end of "Secret Beauty - Solstice...
Reflection: Learning to Stay (4:33 min.)
We open the door to healing by bringing a mindful and kind attention to inner vulnerability and fear. "Learning to stay opens up the space that gives us our life. That's when it...
Meditation: Awaken to HeartSpace (23:04 min)
Awaken to HeartSpace, the open awareness that is intrinsically tender and wakeful,and discover how to experience this life from the domain of heart.
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: Aliveness, Space and Awareness (21:36 min)
This practice includes a body scan that opens into experience of continuous space, filled with the light of awareness.
Meditation: Calming and Opening (14 min)
This meditation guides us in collecting and quieting the mind with the breath, and then relaxing all effort, and simply resting in what is. photo: Mary VanDevanter
Meditation: Choosing Living Presence (23:54 min)
A meditation on being present with our living, breathing life.
Meditation: Mindful Body Scan (9:31 min.)
This meditation practice systematically moves attention through the body, awakening a direct experience of sensation from the inside out. The benefits are a dramatic increase in...
Meditation: Awake & Open Awareness (23:32 min)
This calming meditation practice helps settle the mind with the breath and then opens to the changing flow of experience, letting life be just as it is.
Meditation: Awake and Open Awareness (with Om’s) (28:01 min.)
(with community chanting of Om's) - This practice helps settle the mind with the breath and then opens to the changing flow of experience, letting life be just as it is.
Heart Meditation: Loving Presence (33:55 min)
Scanning the body, filling it with the image of a smile, meditation continues with loving presence of someone easy to love, our own being, and offering care to others. - from...
Meditation: The Heartspace that is Home (26:46 min)
This meditation awakens attention to the space of awareness... "No matter how far you've wandered, this heartspace - this awake tender awareness - is only a half-breath of...
Meditation: A Healing Breath (26:06 min.)
...a simple breathing practice that brings relaxation and inner ease.
Meditation: Letting Life Be As It Is (25:57 min.)
"...relaxing back into the openness that's awake..."
Guided Meditation: Radiant Empty Heart (38:02 min)
an open focus meditation from the 2015 IMCW fall week long retreat
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