Talks: Audio & Video


archive for year 2015


Transforming Two Fears: FOF and FOMO

There are two common fears that can block us from our full potential – fear of failure (FOF), and...

Meditatioin: Opening to the Sea of Presence
Radical Acceptance Revisited

  CC   ~ One of the truths we most regularly forget is that if we are at war...

The Sacred Art of Listening

Deep listening – the kind of listening that brings intimacy and understanding – takes intentional practice. This talk looks...

Working with Attachments and Addictions
The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Working with Attachments and Addictions

In Buddhist cosmology the torment of intense desire that can never really be satisfied is depicted as the realm...

That Bird Got My Wings
That Bird Got My Wings

This talk looks at how we are imprisoned by a limited sense of who we are, and how the...

The Dance with Pain

“Pain is inevitable and suffering is optional.” In this talk Tara explores the difference between pain and suffering and...

Part 2: Devotional Practices

The sacred feminine expresses the realization of our belonging, our innate interdependence with all of life. These two classes...

“Coming Back” – Meditation Instructions with Q and A

A special recording from the first morning of the 2015 IMCW Women’s Retreat that offers further guidance and addresses...

Unfolding of the Sacred Feminine (retreat talk)

The sacred feminine expresses the qualities of heart that emerge as we open beyond identifying with the egoic, separate...

Part 1: Devotional Practices

The sacred feminine expresses the realization of our belonging, our innate interdependence with all of life. These two classes...

Beloved Community

Martin Luther King’s term, “Beloved Community,” points to our potential for living together with love, justice and respect. This...

Part 2: Beyond the Fear Body

A central part of spiritual awakening is recognizing and befriending fear, and in the tender intensity of fear, discovering...

Part 1: Beyond the Fear Body

A central part of spiritual awakening is recognizing and befriending fear, and in the tender intensity of fear, discovering...

The Two Wings of Awareness

The two wings of understanding and love awaken as we learn to recognize what is here in the present...

Part 2: Impermanence – Awakening Through Insecurity

From the view of the separate self, this existence is inherently uncertain, and we are profoundly vulnerable. Our habitual...

Part 1: Impermanence – Awakening Through Insecurity

From the view of the separate self, this existence is inherently uncertain, and we are profoundly vulnerable. Our habitual...

Investigating Reality – Beyond an Interpreted World

The skillful use of inquiry – asking questions in a way that energizes and focuses our attention – brings...

Namaste – Seeing the Sacred that Lives through all Beings

The trance of separation is part of our evolutionary heritage, but not the end of the story. This talk...

Working with Trauma – Q and A from Retreat (13:14 min.)

A short segment that includes a message on working with trauma as part of a morning question-response session at...

Loving Yourself into Freedom (Retreat Talk)
Loving Yourself into Freedom (Retreat Talk)

The most basic truths we forget, and one is this: if we don't love ourselves, we can't love life....