Talks and Meditations with Videos


Tara Talks
Tara Talks – Reflection: Installing a Beneficial Mind-State (6:53 min.)
What state of heart or mind do you wish you could experience more regularly?...
Part 3: Joy - Present Heart - Universal Expressions of Love
Joy – Part 3 of Present Heart: The Universal Expressions of Love
Part 3: Joy – blossoms in the moments our hearts open boundlessly to reality,...
Compassion Part 2 Present Heart
Compassion – Part 2 of Present Heart: The Universal Expressions of Love
Part 2: Compassion – the tender resonance of heart – awakens as we allow...
Tara Talks
Tara Talks: Impermanence of the Body (5:54 min. video)
Aging, sickness and dying are treated as something “bad” to be fought. Truly opening...
Part 3 - Freedom from Othering
Part 3 of 3 – Freedom from Othering: Undoing the Myths that Imprison Us
A primary source of our suffering is the conditioning to create “bad other,” or...
Freedom from Othering
Part 2 of 3 – Freedom from Othering: Undoing the Myths that Imprison Us
A primary source of our suffering is the conditioning to create “bad other,” or...
Freedom from Othering
Part 1 of 3 – Freedom from Othering: Undoing the Myths that Imprison Us
A primary source of our suffering is the conditioning to create “bad other,” or...
Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees our Heart
Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees Our Heart
Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees Our Heart ~ The Buddha taught that we...
Three Gateways to Peace and Freedom
Three Gateways to Peace and Freedom
Three Gateways to Peace and Freedom ~ This talk explores the three archetypal refuges...
Remembmering and Choosing Loving Presence
Remembering and Choosing Loving Presence (retreat talk)
Remembering and Choosing Loving Presence (retreat talk) ~ We are conditioned to go into...
My Religion is Kindness - Part 2
My Religion is Kindness – Part 2
My Religion is Kindness – Part 2 ~ Authentic kindness must include the life...
My Religion is Kindness - Part 1
My Religion is Kindness – Part 1
My Religion is Kindness – Part 1 ~ Authentic kindness must include the life...
Awakening from the Trance of Fear - Part 2
Awakening from the Trance of Fear – Part 2
While fear is a natural and intelligent emotion, when fear goes on overdrive, we...
Awakening from the Trance of Fear - Part 1
Awakening from the Trance of Fear – Part 1
While fear is a natural and intelligent emotion, when fear goes on overdrive, we...
Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging
Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging
Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging ~ When we bring a full presence...
Accessing Innate Wisdom
Accessing Innate Wisdom
Accessing Innate Wisdom – Wisdom is an innate capacity, but often covered over by...
Anger: Responding, Not Reacting
Anger: Responding, Not Reacting
Anger: Responding, Not Reacting ~ Anger is natural, intelligent and necessary for surviving and...
from Dragons to Schmoos - Compassionate Presence
From Dragons to Schmoos – Meeting Life with Compassionate Presence
From Dragons to Schmoos – Meeting Life with Compassionate Presence – The trance of...
Trust - Trusting Your Baisc Goodness
Trusting Your Basic Goodness: Part 2
This talk continues the exploration of what causes our distrust of ourselves, others and...
Basic Trust - Part 1
Basic Trust – Part 1
Basic Trust – Part 1 – One of the expressions of an awakened heart-mind...