Listening

Listening


Meditation: Mind Like a Vast Sky
Meditation: Mind Like a Vast Sky (18:13 min.)

This meditation opens with listening and discovering the sky-like awareness that includes changing sounds, thoughts, feelings and sensations. The...

Listening with an Awake Heart – Part 2
Listening with an Awake Heart – Part 2

“Listening and feeling heard are absolutely intrinsic to awakening our hearts and cultivating an open awareness in ourselves and...

Meditation: A Listening, Receptive Awareness
Meditation: A Listening Receptive Awareness (23:56 min.)

The capacity to truly listen allows us to realize the vast and sensitive awareness that is our true essence....

Listening with an Awake Heart
Listening with an Awake Heart – Part 1

Deep listening – to our inner life, each other and our world – is an intrinsic expression of our...

Meditation: Receiving Life with an Open Awareness
Meditation: Receiving Life with an Open Awareness (20:45 min.)

We begin with listening and then bring a receptive attention to experience the life of the body. We then...

Meditation: The Silence that is Listening
Meditation: The Silence That is Listening (14:00 min)

Listening to sounds is a powerful way to quiet the thinking mind and connect with the natural openness of...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: When an Attempt at Reconnection Goes Astray (6:13 min.)

Deep reconciliation requires radically opening – inwardly to ourselves, then outwardly to the other – and saying, “OK… What’s...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: Not Enough Time (3:27 min.)

The more stressed we are, the more likely it is that we’ll mistake the needs of someone we care...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: We Have To Listen (2:48 min.)

Longfellow’s insight that “if we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s...

Listening to the Song - Part 2
Listening to the Song – Part 2

Listening is more than a communications skill, it is a capacity that awakens our awareness. As we learn to...

Listening to the Song - Part 1
Listening to the Song – Part 1

Listening is more than a communications skill, it is a capacity that awakens our awareness. As we learn to...

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

Your Awake Heart Is Calling You ~ As individuals and societies, we are pulled by both the insecurity of...

Listening with an Awake Heart
Listening with an Awake Heart

True listening both nurtures and expresses evolving consciousness. This talk explores our ego-based conditioning to have an agenda or...

Meditation: The Pathway of Deep Listening
Meditation: The Pathway of Deep Listening (20:48 min)

Listening is an ideal template for awareness itself – it is naturally receptive, open and awake. This meditation invites...

The Sacred Art of Listening

Deep listening – the kind of listening that brings intimacy and understanding – takes intentional practice. This talk looks...

Blue Buddha
Awakening through Conscious Relationships

Communicating our vulnerability and learning to listen - seeking to understand another’s experience - are the keys to discovering...

The Sacred Art of Listening - Nourishing Loving Relationships
Blog: The Sacred Art of Listening – Nourishing Loving Relationships

To listen is to lean in softly With a willingness to be changed By what we hear – Mark...

Deep Listening: Ear of the Heart
Blog: Deep Listening: Ear of the Heart

Most of us consider listening a great virtue. We love having others listen to us with interest and care,...

Blue Buddha
The Art of Listening–Nourishing Loving Relationships

Deep listening is an essential ingredient in intimate, caring relationships. This talk reflects on the intentionality, presence and quest...