Talks: Audio & Video - Tara Brach

Talks: Audio & Video


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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...

Your Future Self: Turning Towards Your Awakened HeartMind
Your Future Self: Turning Towards Your Awakened HeartMind

Our lives are shaped by our evolutionary past – the fears and wants that arise from a separate self...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Radical Love - Reflections that Awaken our Heart, Part 1
Radical Love: Part 1 – Reflections that Awaken our Heart

Radical love arises from the purity of our awake awareness, and cuts through the delusion of being separate and...

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...

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,...

Shame, Healing and Transformation
Shame, Healing and Transformation

Being at war with ourselves blocks us from evolving our consciousness and living from our hearts. This talk distinguishes...

Spiritual Hope
Spiritual Hope

Spiritual hope opens us to possibility and energizes us to manifest our potential for love and wisdom. In contrast...

Sustaining Our Caring
Sustaining Our Caring

All transformation arises out of love; it is the energy of caring about life that moves us toward inner,...

Anger and Transformation
Anger and Transformation

The purpose of anger is to let us know there’s an obstacle to our wellbeing, and to energize us...

A Courageous Presence with Racism
A Courageous Presence with Racism

Anti-Black racism is the core wound of American culture, and we each have a role to play in fighting...