Tara Brach has practiced and taught meditation for over 35 years, with an emphasis on vipassana (mindfulness or insight) meditation. She is the senior teacher and founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. A clinical psychologist, she is the author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. For more information on her work, visit www.tarabrach.com.
On this audio program, Brach delivers spiritual teachings on three CDs. She is interested in how we can find, at any time and in any circumstance, a refuge providing safety, nurturing, and peace. She covers practices that give entry into an inner sanctuary: truth, love, and awareness. She also offers eight guided meditations on mindfulness, releasing fear through self-compassion, and letting go of the desire for control and certainty, and cultivating a forgiving heart.
Many serious people today are looking for refuge in this world of loss and destruction. Their quest is not to escape from reality but to learn how to live with fear and confusion in healthy life-affirming ways. Tara Brach provides excellent guidance on this path.