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Suffering is inevitable in life—we all encounter it. But how we respond to it can be the difference between more suffering and happiness.

In this weekend workshop, three teachers share stories and time-tested, empathetic, heart practices...

Genuine intelligence is never conditioned by thoughts of past, present, or future; it is unconditioned awareness that is free of fixation. We could say that true intelligence is naturally clear and unobstructed. Everyone can experience it, but no...

Omega: Forgiving yourself can be just as hard as forgiving others. How can we find the self-compassion to forgive?

Tara: If you can’t forgive yourself, then bring to mind someone that...

Omega: How do you see self-care as a particularly radical act of freedom and healing? How can meeting our individual needs bring us closer to being able to meet the needs of the many?

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True spirituality requires us to be fully present for life.

For us to begin to look directly at the world situation is not a question of ceremony or of religion. Meditation helps us to look deeply at the sorrow that exists now in our world...

Insight Meditation, also known as Vipassana Meditation, is a simple technique that originated in the Buddha’s teachings more than 2,500 years ago. Its practice teaches us in a gentle, consistent way to calm and steady our mind by grounding our...

A calm mind is essential to living life with more openness and clarity. With clarity comes insight, which frees us from our reactive patterns.

Insight Meditation, also known as Vipassana Meditation, teaches us in gentle, consistent ways to...

The essential message of the Buddha, and other wisdom teachers throughout the ages, is that the very qualities we yearn for and work so hard to develop are immediately present as the essence of our being. The path of awakening doesn’t demand that...

We spend many moments in a trance of feeling separate from others, deficient, and afraid of failure. Yet we intuit a deeper potential—to embody the loving awareness that is our deepest nature.

This meditation retreat with Tara Brach, the...

We usually think of freedom as being able to do as we please or as being free from pain, physical and emotional. But ancient Buddhist wisdom points to the folly of such pursuits. There is a third kind of freedom we can discover to experience our...

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