Pandemic Care Resources - Tara Brach

Pandemic Care Resources

Pandemic Care Resources


Meditation: Yes to Life
Meditation: Yes to Life (19:53 min.)

After relaxing our bodies and quieting our minds, this meditation guides us to open to the changing experience of...

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The Stories that Empower Us: A Conversation with Tara Brach and Elizabeth Lesser, Author of “Cassandra Speaks”

This rich dialogue focuses on how the stories that shape our lives are based on male-generated origin tales and...

Do No Harm Meditation- Elizabeth Lesser
Meditation: The “Do No Harm and Take No S***” Practice, by Guest Elizabeth Lesser (18:13 min.)

This practice – based on an ancient Buddhist meditation – bears the name of needlepoint I found in my...

and invites us to arrive again and again, deepening the pathway home.
Meditation: Vipassana – Opening Our Hearts to Life as It Is (20 min.)

This meditation awakens the senses with a mindful scanning of the body, establishes an anchor for presence, and invites...

“Play a Greater Part” – Part 2: Bodhisattva for Our Times
“Play a Greater Part” – Bodhisattva for Our Times

“Play a Greater Part” – Bodhisattva for Our Times – During scary and uncertain times, the habitual reflex...

Our Refuge of Heartspace
Our Refuge of Heartspace

Amidst the great emotional reactivity of our times, this talk looks at: How do we hold this? What will...

Refuge in Living Presence
Meditation: Refuge in Living Presence (19:34 min.)

This meditation guides us to rest in the aliveness of the changing stream of sensations, sounds and feelings. As...

Meditation: Suffering and Compassion
Meditation: Suffering and Compassion (8:07 min.)

This brief meditation is a version of the Tibetan Tonglen practice: With the support of the breath we allow...

Change, Loss and Timeless Love (Part 2)
Change, Loss and Timeless Love – Part 2 (Retreat Talk)

Our capacity to live and love fully is entirely intertwined with how we relate to change and loss. These...

In this guided practice, we arrive in presence through a body scan and attention to the breath, open the attention to changing experience, and then explore the freedom of not controlling anything, and letting life be just as it is.
Instruction and Meditation: Pathway to Non-Doing Presence (41:30 min.)

While meditation begins with purposeful collecting of attention, it leads to non-doing presence, to Being. In this guided practice,...

Resmaa Menakem
Healing Racialized Trauma: A Conversation with Resmaa Menakem and Tara Brach

The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma...

Letting Life Live Through You
Meditation: Letting Life Live Through You (18:35 min.)

We unconsciously tense against the energetic life of the present moment. This meditation guides us in relaxing and opening...

Meditation: Listening to Our Heart
Meditation: Listening to our Heart (22:16 min)

True listening arouses an open receptive presence that can be truly healing. This meditation awakens a listening presence; first...

Change, Loss and Timeless Love
Change, Loss and Timeless Love (Part 1)

Our capacity to live and love fully is entirely intertwined with how we relate to change and loss. These...

Meditation: Pathway to Inner Peace
Meditation: Pathway to Inner Peace (20:45 min.)

“Peace is this moment without judgment,” writes poet Dorothy Hunt, “this moment in the heart-space where everything that is,...

Equanimity: The Gifts of Non-Reactive Mindful Presence
Equanimity: The Gifts of Non-Reactive Mindful Presence

If we want to bring our intelligence, creativity and love into our relationships and world, we need to be...

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...