Talks: Audio & Video - Tara Brach

Talks: Audio & Video


archive for year 2012/


Tara Talks: Rare and Precious JoyJoy
The God Whom I Love is Inside (retreat talk)

Our suffering arises from unlived life--the fears and loneliness and hurt that we have been unable to digest and...

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Turning Toward the Light

This solstice talk explores how, in the face of darkness - unconsciousness, ignorance, violence - we can call on...

Forgiving Our Way to Freedom

Living with chronic blame or resentment is a trance that confines us to a limited fragment of what we...

Reflection: Transformimg Suffering
A Forgiving Heart – Embracing Our Inner Life

Self-aggression, whether it's low key blame or deep condemnation, prevents us from intimacy with others and discovering the truth...

Gratitude & Generosity: Markings of Inner Freedom
Gratitude & Generosity: Markings of Inner Freedom

Those who are genuinely happy, are also naturally grateful for life and generous in living. This Thanksgiving Eve talk...

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Hands Off the Controls

We are deeply conditioned to respond to impermanence and inevitable loss by trying to control our experience. Our egoic...

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Our True Nature – Emptiness Dancing (Retreat Talk)

The most profound question in spiritual life is "who (or what) am I?" This talk explores ways of inquiring...

Loving
Loving the Life Within Us (Retreat Talk)

If we don't love the life we consider "self," we will not realize or live from the loving awareness...

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Wise Investigation: Dissolving the Trance

If we are suffering, it is because we are believing something that is not true and caught in emotional...

Question and Response
Question and Response with Tara

Questions and responses with Tara.

Part 2: Wise Intention: Living In Truth
Part 2: Wise Intention: Living In Truth

Evolution has conditioned us to identify as an egoic self and to protect that identity. A key strategy is...

Part 1: Wise Intention: The Compass of Our Hearts
Part 1: Wise Intention: The Compass of Our Hearts

One of the most powerful spiritual practices in the world is to reflect on your heart's deepest intention. These...

Part 2: Embodied Spirit

Our body--this changing field of sensation--is a portal into pure Being. These talks explore the resistance we have to...

Part 1: Embodied Spirit

Our body--this changing field of sensation--is a portal into pure Being. These talks explore the resistance we have to...

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The Freedom of Yes

How do we accept ourselves or others when our actions are causing harm? Does acceptance mean passivity? Does it...

Trance of "Unreal Other"
Trance of the “Unreal Other”

We are conditioned to perceive people as unreal others- two dimensional characters who lack sentience, vulnerability and goodness. This...

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Intimacy with Our Inner Life

Jung wrote that our suffering arises from the unseen, unfelt parts of our psyche. This talk explores ways we...

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1000 Serious Moves – Part 2

We easily habituate to feeling stressed, leaning forward, trying to figure things out and get things done. The undercurrent...

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1000 Serious Moves – Part 1

We easily habituate to feeling stressed, leaning forward, trying to figure things out and get things done. The undercurrent...

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Real But Not True

One of the most liberating realizations is that we don't have to believe our thoughts. In this talk we...