Talks: Audio & Video - Tara Brach

Talks: Audio & Video


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Meeting Fear with a Wise Heart – Part 1

These talks investigate how fear, nature's protector, proliferates and becomes a trance of fear and the cause of deep...

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A Wise Understanding of Desire

We lose huge swaths of our life when caught in wanting experience to be more and different. Yet if...

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The Two Wolves

Empathy and aggression are both part of our evolutionary survival equipment. We awaken spiritually as we bring awareness to...

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Our Heart’s Aspiration

This talk weaves two teachings that are key to awakening. "The most important thing is remembering the most important...

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Befriending the Deities

The fruit of practice is releasing our identification with core beliefs and fear-based emotions, and realizing and inhabiting our...

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The Art of Practice – RAIN

This second class in the Art of Practice reviews the basic components of meditation training and illustrates through several...

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The Art of Practice – Mindfulness

In the Art of Practice, we explore key techniques in preparing the grounds for true meditation. These include relaxation,...

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Listening Presence

A full and listening presence is the gateway to genuine intimacy with our self and others. This talk explores...

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Gateways to Happiness

While we all want to be happy, our habitual ways of pursuing happiness leave us dissatisfied. What prevents us...

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The Power of Inquiry

Inquiry, or mindful investigation, is a direct way to deepen our attention and reveal the nature of reality. This...

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Touching Enlightenment with the Body

We realize and inhabit the fullness of what we are through the gateway of our senses. This reflection includes...

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The Three Refuges

This talk reflects on the three gateways to liberating presence-- Buddha nature (our awakened heartmind); Dharma (the living moment,...

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The True Revolution

In Buddhism, lovingkindness is considered a divine abode, our true home. This talk explores how we can recognize the...

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The Path of Transformation

This talk investigates three core themes on the path of spiritual awakening: forgiveness, inner fire or aspiration, and the...

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Gratitude and Generosity

When we feel grateful, there is a sense of homecoming. We are connected with what we cherish, and in...

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Lovingkindness: Living with a Wise Heart

The Buddha taught that our fear is great, but greater yet is the truth of our connectedness. These two...

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Stress, Presence and Freedom

We are designed to respond to stress with flight/fight/freeze and this can proliferate and then harden into our ongoing...

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The Three Refuges – 2

In Buddhism there are three, interdependent gateways to freedom. Called refuges, they are the expressions of truth that carry...

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The Three Refuges – 1

In Buddhism there are three, interdependent gateways to freedom. Called refuges, they are the expressions of truth that carry...

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The Path of Peace