2015-02-25 - From Dragons to Schmoos - Meeting Life with Compassionate Presence

2015-02-25 - From Dragons to Schmoos - Meeting Life with Compassionate Presence - The trance of unworthiness is sustained by our aversion to the dragons - the difficult emotions and related behaviors that are a deeply conditioned part of the human experience. In this talk we explore the awakening that is possible as we recognize our reactive patterns and instead of judgment, offer a loving and healing presence.

Direct download: 2015-02-25-From-Dragons-to-Schmoos-TaraBrach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:38pm PDT

2015-02-25 - Meditation: Resting in Wakeful Presence

2015-02-25 - Meditation: Resting in Wakeful Presence - This meditation begins with a body scan, then guides us to a feeling of open presence.

Direct download: 2015-02-25-Meditation-Resting-in-Wakeful-Presence-TaraBrach.mp3
Category:Guided Meditation -- posted at: 3:37pm PDT

2015-02-18 - Part 2: Basic Elements of Meditation Practice

2015-02-18 - Part 2: Basic Elements of Meditation Practice - This two-part series offers a clear and fresh understanding of practices that cultivate mindful awareness. The first class examines our attitude towards practice and gives guidance on posture, establishing an anchor for attention, and learning to concentrate and collect the mind - “coming back.”  The second class focuses on the practice of mindfulness - “being here,” and the component qualities of clear recognition and an allowing non-judgmental presence. 

Direct download: 2015-02-18-Part2-Basic-Elements-of-Meditation-Practice-TaraBrach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am PDT

2015-02-18 - Meditation: Body Scan - Living Presence

2015-02-18 - Meditation: Body Scan - Living Presence

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Category:Guided Meditation -- posted at: 11:53am PDT

2015-02-18 - Meditation: Body Scan - Living Presence - 11 minutes

2015-02-18 - Meditation: Body Scan - Living Presence - 11 minutes


2015-02-11 - Part 1: Basic Elements of Meditation Practice

2015-02-11 - Part 1: Basic Elements of Meditation Practice - This two-part series offers a clear and fresh understanding of practices that cultivate mindful awareness. The first class examines our attitude towards practice and gives guidance on posture, establishing an anchor for attention, and learning to concentrate and collect the mind - “coming back.”  The second class focuses on the practice of mindfulness - “being here,” and the component qualities of clear recognition and an allowing non-judgmental presence. 

Direct download: 2015-02-11-Part1-Basic-Elements-of-Meditation-Practice-TaraBrach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:17pm PDT

2015-02-11 - Meditation - Coming Back to the Breath

2015-02-11 - Meditation - Coming Back to the Breath

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Category:Guided Meditation -- posted at: 6:15pm PDT

2014-12-31-Retreat Meditation - Forgiving Ourselves and Others

2014-12-31-Retreat Meditation - Forgiving Ourselves and Others - Instruction and guided heart forgiveness practice from the 2014 IMCW New Year's Retreat.


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