Guided Meditations


Meditation: Space, Awareness and Letting Be (25 min)
This practice guides us into the openness of awareness, and then invites a deep...
Meditation: Center of Now (24:29 min)
– Tara is away on retreat, so asked for a meditation from the archives....
Forgiveness - Guided Heart Practice
Meditation: Relaxing Open (17:53 min)
This meditation invites the shift from thinking into open awareness. Our practice is to...
Meditation Instructions with Question/Response (14 min)(retreat)
“…discover what’s happening here, beyond the veil of thinking.” Tara gives additional instructions and...
Meditation: Letting Life Be As It Is (19:00 min.)
Tara taught on retreat this week, so wanted to share this meditation from 2010...
Meditation: The RAIN of Compassion (34:54 min) (from retreat)
This new version of the acronym RAIN is a powerful way of bringing compassion...
Meditation: Seeing the Goodness (6:11 min)
When we focus on what we appreciate in others, our very attention helps allow...
Reflection: Learning to Stay (4:33 min.)
Reflection: Learning to Stay (2015-12-23) (4:30 min) – We open the door to healing...
Meditation: Awaken to HeartSpace (23:04 min)
Awaken to HeartSpace, the open awareness that is intrinsically tender and wakeful, and discover...
Meditation: The RAIN of Self-Compassion (10:42 min)
This meditation is included at the end of the RAIN of Self-Compassion talk. This...
Meditation: Aliveness, Space and Awareness (21:36 min)
This practice includes a body scan that opens into experience of continuous space, filled...
Meditation: Calming and Opening
Meditation: Calming and Opening (16:20 min)
This meditation guides us in collecting and quieting the mind with the breath, and...
Meditation: Choosing Living Presence (23:54 min)
A meditation on being present with our living, breathing life.
Meditation: Awake & Open Awareness
Meditation: Awake & Open Awareness
  This practice helps settle the mind with the breath and then opens to...
Meditation: Awake & Open Awareness
Meditation: Awake and Open Awareness (with Om’s)
(with community chanting of Om’s) – This practice helps settle the mind with the...
Heart Meditation: Loving Presence
Heart Meditation: Loving Presence (33:55 min)
Scanning the body, filling it with the image of a smile, meditation continues with...
Meditation: The Heartspace That is Home
Meditation: The Heartspace that is Home (26:46 min)
This meditation awakens attention to the space of awareness… “No matter how far you’ve...
Meditation: A Healing Breath
…a simple breathing practice that brings relaxation and inner ease.
Meditation: Letting Life Be As It Is
“…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 retreat