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Pandemic Care Resources

Pandemic Care Resources


Meditation: Refuge in Presence
Meditation: Refuge in Presence (22:10 min.)

The movement from virtual reality – thoughts – to the awareness of sense-based reality is true homecoming. This meditation...

Freedom from thePrison of Limiting Beliefs
Freedom from the Prison of Limiting Beliefs

We suffer when we are caught in beliefs of our own or other’s badness, unworthiness, or lack of value....

The Four Remembrances
The Four Remembrances

When we attune to the reality of impermanence and death, we remember what most matters to us. But in...

Meditation: Loving What Is
Meditation: Loving What Is (18:50 min.)

While we might not directly love what is, there is a pathway to this inner freedom. As we explore...

Awakening from the Trance of Bad-Othering
Awakening from the Trance of Bad-Othering

Great spiritual leaders of social movements teach that true transformation arises from realizing our interconnectedness, and the light of...

Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart
Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart (22:00 min.)

Especially when we’re stressed, we need pathways to an allowing, kind presence. This meditation guides us to relax and...

Transforming Your Relationship with Anxiety
Transforming Your Relationship with Anxiety

Strong anxiety frequently triggers fight-flight-freeze, our survival brain’s strategy for dealing with threats. This can become a trance that...

Worrier Pose – Finding Freedom from the Body of Fear
Worrier Pose: Finding Freedom from the Body of Fear (retreat talk)

While fear is a natural part of our make up, many of us suffering when the “on” button gets...

Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:49 min.)

This practice opens with a body scan, employing the image and felt sense of a smile to awaken awareness...

Meditation: A Present Heart
Meditation: A Present Heart (22:13 min.)

This guided practice emphasizes bringing a gentle and kind attention to our bodies, and then including all experience with...

Radical Love 2: Loving ourselves into Healing
Radical Love: Part 2 – Loving Ourselves into Healing

Radical love sees and cherishes the sacred that lives through all beings.  In this talk, we’ll look at the...

Meditation: Listening to our Life
Meditation: Listening to our Life (17:54 min.)

A receptive listening attention brings intimacy with our inner experience and our world. This meditation guides us in listening...

Learning to Respond, Not React
Learning to Respond, Not React (redux)

When stressed, we often react with looping fear-thoughts, feelings and behaviors that cause harm to ourselves and/or others. This...

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...

Love and Fear During Times of War
Love and Fear During Times of War: An Interview with Lama Rod Owens

The world is having a difficult moment. Each day we learn of a different conflict or crisis, which threatens...

The Sacred Art of Listening
The Sacred Art of Listening

Just as presence is the heart of meditation, so deep listening is at the center of all conscious, loving...

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,...

Meditation: Calling Our Inner Bodhisattva
Meditation: Calling on Our Inner Bodhisattva (21:12 min.)

We each have within us the very source of wisdom and love. This meditation calls forward that essence, our...