Talks: Audio & Video - Tara Brach

Talks: Audio & Video


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The Path of Peace

The Path of Peace

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Loving the Earth

How is it possible that we humans have wreaked such havoc on this planet, on the web of life...

The Power of Mindful Investigation

We each have a deep interest in reality--in understanding what is true and who we are. In Buddhist teachings,...

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Be All That You Are

We are conditioned to live in stories that obscure the vastness, goodness and mystery of what we are. This...

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Equanimity

Cultivating equanimity means awakening our capacity to meet the winds of life with a non-reactive, open, balanced presence. The...

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Joy

Joy is an innate capacity, one of the primary expressions of an awakened heart and mind. Yet because of...

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Compassion – Responding to Suffering with Care

Our capacity to respond to ourselves and our world with compassion is the essence of all healing and spiritual...

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The Divine Abodes: Metta – Lovingkindness (a dharma talk)

This talk explores what gets in the way of loving presence and the training that awakens and frees our...

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Blessings of a Forgiving Heart

The roots of peace and war are within these very hearts. In the moments that we release blame, we...

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Self-Forgiveness

Holding ourselves with a compassionate, forgiving heart is the gateway to healing, and to intimacy with our world. This...

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Trusting Who We Are

If we investigate, we will find that much suffering arises out of mistrust--of ourselves, others and life. This talk...

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Turning Towards What You Love

For many of us, the most apparent junctures of spiritual transformation are spurred on by challenging life situations. This...

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The Power of Mind

The Buddha taught that "Everything is based on mind, is led by mind, is fashioned by mind." This talk...

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The Fires of Loss

We all encounter the great losses of our own health and life, and of cherished others. We are conditioned...

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The Unreal Other – Awakening empathy and wisdom

When we experience others through a conditioned lens of wants and fears, and of unexamined beliefs, we react in...

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Part 2 – Relating Wisely with Fear

While fear is essential to survival, it can also strangle our capacity to live fully and awaken spiritually. These...

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Part 1 – Relating Wisely with Fear

While fear is essential to survival, it can also strangle our capacity to live fully and awaken spiritually. These...

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Desire and Spiritual Freedom

The Buddha taught that becoming identified with "wanting mind" obscures our true nature and binds us in suffering. This...

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Relating Wisely to “Wanting Mind”

While desire is intrinsic to life, it can contract into the craving that traps us in suffering. This talk...

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Embodied Spirit

The Buddha taught that mindfulness of the body is a direct path to the realization of truth, to peace...