Talks: Audio & Video - Tara Brach

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Authentic Thanks Giving
Authentic Thanks Giving (redux)

How do we awaken our natural capacities for gratitude and generosity? This talk explores the pathways of honest presence...

TaraBrach ElizabethLesser
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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...