Talks and Meditations with Videos


Tara Talks
Tara Talks: Not Enough Time (3:27 min.)
The more stressed we are, the more likely it is that we’ll mistake the...
River of Change Part 1
River of Change – Part 1: Bringing a Wise Heart to this Impermanent Life
These two talks look at how we relate to change – especially the notable...
from Dragons to Schmoos - Compassionate Presence
From Dragons to Schmoos – Meeting Life with Compassionate Presence
The trance of unworthiness is sustained by our aversion to the dragons – the...
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
One of the expressions of an awakened heart-mind is a basic trust in reality....
True Resilience Part 2 - Awakening through All Circumstances
True Resilience – Part 2: Awakening through All Circumstances
Spiritual resilience enables us to deepen compassion and wisdom as we navigate life’s difficulties....
Darkness of the Womb: Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering
Darkness of the Womb: Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering
Darkness of the Womb: Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering – CC ~ We...
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...