Talks and Meditations from Retreats

Retreat

There is a deep awareness that emerges in the silence and stillness of retreat. As the mind becomes quiet, we begin to hear the calling of the heart. Below, you will find a selection of talks, guided meditations, and question/answer – Q/A – periods recorded during Tara’s 5- and 7-day residential retreats.

Talks from Retreats

Loving Ourselves (from Spring 2013 IMCW Reteat)

Self Compassion (Retreat Talk)

We can only find love and peace in this life if we are able to hold our inner life with compassion. This talk explores the subtle and therefore often unseen ways that we turn on ourselves, and the pathways to a forgiving heart.

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The God Whom I Love is Inside (retreat talk)

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 include in our heart. This talk explores our conditioning to become dis-embodied and the blessings of spiritual realization that arise as we inhabit our aliveness fully.

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Be Who You Are (retreat talk)

Be Who You Are (retreat talk)

By bringing a surrendering presence to mental, emotional and physical domains, we undo the trance of separation and discover our true nature. This talk explores the practices...

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Opening the Lotus of Your Heart (retreat talk)

Opening the Lotus of Your Heart (retreat talk)

Our reaction to life’s stress is to contract, and we live many moments with a tight body, clenched heart and narrowed mind. This talk explores how deepening attention can reconnect us with our natural openness and radiance (from the 2012 Women’s Retreat on 2/3/2012).

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Meditations from Retreats

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Short Talks, Instructions and QA’s from Retreats

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