Teacher

Tara Brach



Tara Brach, PhD, is an American psychologist and insight meditation (vipassana) teacher. Her writing, teaching, and speaking discuss emotional healing and spiritual awakening and bring together principles from Western psychology and Buddhist thought and practice.

Tara Brach
FindCenter Video Image
13:57

Tara Brach Leads a Guided Meditation: Opening and Calming

This meditation guides us in collecting and quieting the mind with the breath, and then relaxing all effort, and simply resting in what is.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart

How do you cope when facing life-threatening illness, family conflict, faltering relationships, old trauma, obsessive thinking, overwhelming emotion, or inevitable loss? If you’re like most people, chances are you react with fear and confusion, falling back on timeworn strategies: anger,...

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Trance of ‘Unreal Other’

The truth is: Without a genuine willingness to let in the suffering of others, our spiritual practice remains empty.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

FindCenter Quotes ImageWe may want to love other people without holding back, to feel authentic, to breathe in the beauty around us, to dance and sing. Yet each day we listen to inner voices that keep our life small.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
24:57

Tara Brach Leads a Guided Vipassana (Insight or Mindfulness) Meditation

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha

For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesn’t take much—just hearing of someone else’s accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work—to make us feel that we are not okay.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Attention: The Most Basic Form of Love

By paying attention, we let ourselves be touched by life, and our hearts naturally become more open and engaged.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

FindCenter Quotes ImagePerhaps the biggest tragedy of our lives is that freedom is possible, yet we can pass our years trapped in the same old patterns.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
01:00:27

Attend and Befriend: Healing the Fear Body - Tara Brach

Our fear management strategies - versions of fight/flight - contract our body and mind, and separate us from others. As we learn to pause and contact the bodily fear with a gentle, mindful awareness, our sense of being enlarges. We rediscover our belonging to presence, love and life.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Right Here with You: Bringing Mindful Awareness into Our Relationships

In recent years scientists have discovered that mindfulness can reduce stress, improve mood, and enhance our sense of well-being.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Loader Image

UP NEXT

Jack Kornfield