Talks and Meditations with Videos - Tara Brach

Talks and Meditations with Videos


“Play a Greater Part” – Part 2: Bodhisattva for Our Times
“Play a Greater Part” – Bodhisattva for Our Times
“Play a Greater Part” – Bodhisattva for Our Times – During scary and...
Our Refuge of Heartspace
Our Refuge of Heartspace
Amidst the great emotional reactivity of our times, this talk looks at: How do...
Meditation: Suffering and Compassion
Meditation: Suffering and Compassion (8:07 min.)
This brief meditation is a version of the Tibetan Tonglen practice: With the support...
Change, Loss and Timeless Love (Part 2)
Change, Loss and Timeless Love – Part 2 (Retreat Talk)
Our capacity to live and love fully is entirely intertwined with how we relate...
In this guided practice, we arrive in presence through a body scan and attention to the breath, open the attention to changing experience, and then explore the freedom of not controlling anything, and letting life be just as it is.
Instruction and Meditation: Pathway to Non-Doing Presence (41:30 min.)
While meditation begins with purposeful collecting of attention, it leads to non-doing presence, to...
Resmaa Menakem
Healing Racialized Trauma: A Conversation with Resmaa Menakem and Tara Brach
The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze,...
Change, Loss and Timeless Love
Change, Loss and Timeless Love (Part 1)
Our capacity to live and love fully is entirely intertwined with how we relate...
Meditation: Uprooting Limiting Beliefs with RAIN
Meditation: Uprooting Limiting Beliefs with RAIN (9:21 min.)
This short meditation guides us in using RAIN (recognize-allow-investigate-nurture) when we discover we are...
Your Future Self: Turning Towards Your Awakened HeartMind
Your Future Self: Turning Towards Your Awakened HeartMind
Our lives are shaped by our evolutionary past – the fears and wants that...
Meditation: Pathway to Inner Peace
Meditation: Pathway to Inner Peace (20:45 min.)
“Peace is this moment without judgment,” writes poet Dorothy Hunt, “this moment in the...
Equanimity: The Gifts of Non-Reactive Mindful Presence
Equanimity: The Gifts of Non-Reactive Mindful Presence
If we want to bring our intelligence, creativity and love into our relationships and...
Freedom from thePrison of Limiting Beliefs
Freedom from the Prison of Limiting Beliefs
We suffer when we are caught in beliefs of our own or other’s badness,...
The Four Remembrances
The Four Remembrances
When we attune to the reality of impermanence and death, we remember what most...
Meditation: Loving What Is
Meditation: Loving What Is (18:50 min.)
While we might not directly love what is, there is a pathway to this...
Awakening from the Trance of Bad-Othering
Awakening from the Trance of Bad-Othering
Great spiritual leaders of social movements teach that true transformation arises from realizing our...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness (21:28 min.)
When we are in our daily trance, we are often leaning forward, on our...
Transforming Your Relationship with Anxiety
Transforming Your Relationship with Anxiety
Strong anxiety frequently triggers fight-flight-freeze, our survival brain’s strategy for dealing with threats. This...
Worrier Pose – Finding Freedom from the Body of Fear
Worrier Pose: Finding Freedom from the Body of Fear (retreat talk)
While fear is a natural part of our make up, many of us suffering...
Meditation: Listening to our Life
Meditation: Listening to our Life (17:54 min.)
A receptive listening attention brings intimacy with our inner experience and our world. This...
Learning to Respond, Not React
Learning to Respond, Not React (redux)
When stressed, we often react with looping fear-thoughts, feelings and behaviors that cause harm...