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Meditation: RAIN on Self-Blame
Meditation: RAIN on Self-Blame (9:45 min.)

One of the greatest roots of suffering is being at war with ourselves. This meditation, based on the acronym...

Forgiveness: Releasing Ourselves and Others from Aversive Blame - Part 1
Forgiveness: Releasing Ourselves and Others from Aversive Blame – Part 1

Rumi invites us to find the barriers we’ve erected against love, and a universal one is blame. These three...

Meditation: The Practice of RAIN
Meditation: The Practice of RAIN (20:00 min.)

The acronym RAIN – Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture – guides us in bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions....

RAIN Partners Meditation: Audio Guided Session
RAIN Partners Co-Meditation: Audio Guided Session (33:45 min.)

WHAT ARE RAIN PARTNERS? RAIN – Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture, the process of bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions, can be...

Blog: RAIN Partners Protocol
Blog: RAIN Partners Protocol

WHAT ARE RAIN PARTNERS? RAIN – Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture, the process of bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions, can be...

Part 1 - Healing Anxiety - How Meditation Frees Us
Part 1 – Healing Anxiety – How Meditation Frees Us

Anxiety and the fear of failure is a pervasive suffering around the world. It is also increasing—along with the...

Survival of the Nurtured - Our Path to Belonging
Survival of the Nurtured – Our Path to Belonging

“We are not the survival of the fittest. We are the survival of the nurtured.” — Louis Cozolino ...

Healing Depression with Meditation - Part 2
Part 2: Healing Depression with Meditation

Most people get depressed at times, and many suffer greatly from bouts of major depression. At the heart of...

What Is It Like Being You?
What Is It Like Being You?

Compassion is hard wired in our organism, and can be cultivated. This talk helps us identify the blocks to...

Tara Talks
TaraTalks: Meditation – RAIN: Working with Difficult Emotions (11:43 min.)

This guided practice applies mindfulness and self-compassion to challenging emotions. It is based on the acronym RAIN, and provides...

Eating Addiction: How Meditation Helps Free Us
Eating Addiction: How Meditation Helps Free Us

Buddhist psychology views clinging as the source of suffering, and one of the great domains of clinging is compulsive...

After the RAIN (retreat talk)
After the RAIN (retreat talk)

This talk offers an in-depth exploration of RAIN, applying the wings of mindfulness and compassion to painful domains of...

Meditating with RAIN
Meditating with RAIN (11:43 min.)

This guided practice applies mindfulness and self-compassion to challenging emotions. It is based on the acronym RAIN, and provides...

Dissolving Trance with RAIN
Dissolving Trance with RAIN

One of the pervasive expressions of trance is identifying with a limited and separate sense of self.  This talk...

Meditation: Cultivating a Mindful Awareness
Meditation: Cultivating a Mindful Awareness (18:25 min)

Mindfulness means paying attention on purpose to our moment to moment experience. This meditation invites us to collect our...

Meditation Instructions with RAIN from Retreat
Meditation Instructions – RAIN and Question-Response (14:23 min)

Tara gives morning instruction on retreat including RAIN (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nourish), then responds to questions from retreatants. Includes...

Meditation: Mystery of Aliveness
Meditation: The Mystery of Aliveness (from retreat) (27:40)

This meditation from the morning of spring retreat begins with a body scan, then widens to include sounds, senses...

RAIN of Forgiveness
The RAIN of Forgiveness

The capacity to release the armoring of hatred and blame is intrinsic to our evolving consciousness.  This talk explores...

Reflection: RAIN - A Guide to Embodied Presence
Reflection: RAIN – A Guide for Embodied Presence (8:13)

We have deep conditioning to disconnect from our body’s awareness and, in so doing, leave the site of our...

Reflection: RAIN - Entering the WIlderness
Reflection: RAIN – Entering the Wilderness (10:10 min)

This short reflection, guided by the acronym RAIN, engages mindfulness and compassion as we open to life that we’ve...