Guided Meditations – Meditations that Free the Heart


Meditation: Embracing Life with an Open Heart (11:54 min.)
Meditation: Embracing Life with an Open Heart (11:54 min.)
In this short practice we connect with our aspiration to live from love, and...
Guided Meditation for Times of Pandemic: “Calling on Your Awakened Heart” (23:44 min.)
Guided Meditation for Times of Pandemic: “Calling on Your Awakened Heart” (23:44 min.)
In the midst of difficulty we need access to our deepest wisdom and love....
Guided Heart Meditation – Loving Kindness – Befriending our Lives (27:22 min.)
Guided Heart Meditation: Loving Kindness – Befriending our Lives (27:22 min.)
This heart meditation guides us in how to cultivate a deep quality of friendliness...
Guided Heart Meditation: Releasing Blame (retreat) (41:39 min.)
Short Talk & Guided Heart Meditation: Releasing Blame (retreat) (41:39 min.)
Our self-protective habits of resentment and blame block intimacy and connection with ourself and...
Short Talk and Guided Heart Meditation – Releasing Blame (retreat)(37:50 min.)
Short Talk and Guided Heart Meditation – Releasing Blame (retreat)(37:50 min.)
This meditation explores the meaning of forgiveness and its role in healing and transformation....
Short Talk and Guided Heart Meditation - Loving Kindness - Befriending our Lives
Short Talk and Guided Heart Meditation – Loving Kindness – Befriending our Lives (39:29 min.)
This meditation introduces the domain of “heart practices” and then guides us in how...
Meditation: Calling on Loving Presence
Meditation: Calling on Loving Presence (18:18 min)
Often, when we’re really struggling, the only way to find compassion for ourselves is...
Meditation: Awakening the Heart – Giving and Receiving Loving Blessings
Meditation: Awakening the Heart – Giving and Receiving Loving Blessings (10:59 min.)
Our hearts awaken as we express and receive love in an embodied, conscious way....
Retreat Meditation: Loving Kindness - Awakening and Expressing Our Heart
Retreat Short Talk & Meditation: Loving Kindness – Awakening and Expressing Our Heart (36:50 min.)
This short talk and guided meditation remind us that we each have the capacity...
Meditation: Blessings of Love
Meditation: Blessings of Love (11:28 min)
A blessing is whatever reminds us of the sacred loving presence that shines through...
Short Talk & Meditation: Forgiving and Freeing Our Hearts
Short Talk & Meditation: Forgiving and Freeing Our Hearts (36:53 min)
Forgiveness for others becomes possible when we’ve held our own being with great compassion....
Blog: Tonglen Radical Compassion Short Talk & Meditation: Tonglen - Radical Compassion
Short Talk & Meditation: Tonglen – Radical Compassion (32:43 min)
We are conditioned to avoid suffering – our own and others. By pulling away,...
New Year's Meditation: Awakening Loving Presence
New Year’s Meditation: Awakening Loving Presence (22:27 min.)
Loving presence is an innate capacity, and it can be cultivated. This meditation begins...
Ask the Friend for Love - transcript
Meditation: Blessings of Love (11:26 min)
A blessing is whatever reminds us of the sacred loving presence that shines through...
Reflection: Transformimg Suffering
Reflection: Transforming Suffering & Awakening the Heart (12:45 min.)
[Excerpt from Darkness of the Womb – Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering a...
Forgiveness - Meditation - A Forgiving Heart
Instruction & Meditation: A Forgiving Heart (36:04 min) (retreat)
A forgiving heart clears the way for giving and receiving love freely.  This talk...
Guided Heart Meditation - Loving-kindness - Presence
Guided Heart Meditation: Loving Presence (from retreat) (34 min)
This meditation introduces the loving-kindness (metta) heart practice. After brief instruction, it begins with...
Heart Meditation
Heart Meditation: Awakening Loving Presence (35:24 min)
We each have an intrinsic capacity for loving presence, and there are powerful ways...
Meditation: Taking in the Goodness
Heart Meditation: Taking In the Goodness (24:56 min)
Taking in the Goodness: Rumi said, “Whenever some kindness comes to you, turn that...
Meditation: Awakening Compassion - Tonglen
Meditation: Awakening Compassion (11:35 min)
Meditation: Awakening Compassion with Tonglen ~ Our hearts awaken as we let ourselves be...