Talks and Meditations with Videos


True Resilience - Awakening through All circumstances
True Resilience – Part 1: Awakening through All Circumstances
Spiritual resilience enables us to deepen compassion and wisdom as we navigate life’s difficulties....
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life - part 3 - mirror
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror This 3- part series...
Three Blessings on the Spiritual Path - Pt2 - Inner Fire
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 2: Inner Fire
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 2: Inner Fire This 3- part series...
Forgiveness - Three Blessings in Spiritual Life - Part 1
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 1: Forgiveness
This 3- part series explores three capacities we all have, that when cultivated, bring...
Meditation: Relaxing into Sleep
Meditation: Relaxing by Day, Sleeping at Night (no bell at end) (14:23 min)
More than one-third of adults in the U.S. don’t get enough sleep, and studies...
Meditation: Relaxing into Presence
Meditation: Relaxing into Presence (14:46 min)
Meditation – Relaxing into Presence (bell at end) This meditation can help us to...
Love is Always Here
Love is Always Here
Love is Always Here – One expression of suffering is forgetting that we are...
Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real
Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real
Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real – Our suffering arises from the unseen,...
Part 2: Refuge in the Wilderness - Coming Home to Embodied Presence
Part 2: Refuge in the Wilderness – Coming Home to Embodied Presence
Part 2: Refuge in the Wilderness – Coming Home to Embodied Presence When we...
Refuge in the Wilderness
Part 1: Refuge in the Wilderness – Coming Home to Embodied Presence
When we live from our mental control towers, we are in a trance that...
Stories That Imprison Our Hearts - Part 2
Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 2
Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside our awareness. These include...
Stories That Imprison Our Hearts
Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 1
Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside our awareness. These include...
Happiness is Possible
Happiness Is Possible: De-conditioning the Negativity Bias – Part 2
There is an inner freedom that expresses as happiness and peace, and it is...
Happy for No Reason: A Dog and Her Fish - Happiness
Happiness is Possible: De-conditioning the Negativity Bias – Part 1
There is an inner freedom that expresses as happiness and peace, and it is...
The Reality of Change
The Reality of Change: Embracing this Living Dying World
“What is it that allows us to open our hearts to every moment of...
Radical Compassion - Part 2
Radical Compassion – Part 2 ~
Radical Compassion – Part 2 – Compassion is the medicine we most need as...
Radical Compassion - Part 1
Radical Compassion – Part 1 (retreat talk)
Radical Compassion – Part 1 –   CC   ~ Compassion is the medicine we...
Relaxing the Over-Controller - Part 2
Relaxing the Over Controller – Part 2 (retreat talk)
We all have conditioning to do what we can to protect and promote our...
Relaxing the Over-Controller - Part 1
Relaxing the Over-Controller – Part 1
Link to transcript in PDF here.   CC   ~ We all have conditioning to...
Tara Talks
Tara Talks: We Have To Listen (2:48 min.)
Longfellow’s insight that “if we could read the secret history of our enemies, we...