Talks: Audio & Video


archive for year 2014/


Retreat Meditation: Forgiving Ourselves and Others

Instruction and guided heart forgiveness practice from the 2014 IMCW New Year's Retreat.

Landlocked in Fur – Three Domains of Formless Presence
Landlocked in Fur – Three Domains of Formless Presence (Retreat Talk)

2014-12-30 - Retreat Talk - Landlocked in Fur - Three Domains of Formless Presence - While we have evolved...

Part 2: Intimacy with Life

This season is one of celebrating the light and love that is our unifying source. And yet at these...

Part 1: Intimacy with Life

This season is one of celebrating the light and love that is our unifying source. And yet at these...

Taking Refuge

This class explores the three classic gateways to true refuge – Buddha (awareness); Dharma (path, truth of reality) and...

Genuine Acceptance
A Generous Heart

Our deep potential is to live from an awake, loving heart. This talk looks at how, with a kind...

Meditation: Living Presence / Loss
Awakening Through Change and Loss

Our capacity to live and love fully is entirely related to how we open to the truth of impermanence....

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...

Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real
Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real

Our suffering arises from the unseen, unfelt, resisted parts of our psyche. This talk explores ways we can deepen...

Meditation: Awakening the Heart
Removing the Barriers to Love (retreat talk)

(Retreat Talk) In our daily trance of feeling separate, we spend many moments wanting others to be different so...

Brief Meditation: Arriving in Mindful Presence (5 min)
Sacred Fertilizer: The Portal of Fear (Retreat Talk)

Tara was away teaching the IMCW fall retreat - below is the Sunday night retreat talk. Enjoy! Bringing presence to...

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Part 2: Happiness

The Buddha said that he would not teach about happiness if it were not possible to realize this experience...

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Part 1: Happiness

The Buddha said that he would not teach about happiness if it were not possible to realize this experience...

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Part 2: Unconditional Love

These two talks explore key elements in manifesting our innate capacity for unconditional love. Both talks include teachings and...

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Part 1: Unconditional Love

These two talks explore key elements in manifesting our innate capacity for unconditional love. Both talks include teachings and...

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Awakening from the Landlocked Self

The Buddha taught that our suffering arises from forgetting who we are. This talk explores the trance of identifying...

Earth's Crisis: On the Edge of the Roof
Earth’s Crisis: On the Edge of the Roof

This talk views the ecological dis-ease of our planet through the lens of our evolutionary unfolding. We explore the...

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Loving Truth – The Power of Investigation

A key element in spiritual awakening is wise and compassionate investigation. This talk explores how investigation and inquiry (the...

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Bringing Awareness to Doing

One of the core domains of egoic trance is addictive doing - chronic activity driven by fear and wanting...

Trust - Trusting Your Baisc Goodness
Part 2: Trusting Your Basic Goodness

This talk continues the exploration of what causes our distrust of ourselves, others and life, and the pathways to...