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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Tara Brach - Audio Dharma (Teaching Talks)

Tara Brach, Ph. D.is a psychologist and internationally renowned expert on Buddhist meditation. She is also the founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, a spiritual community that teaches and practices Vipassana meditation. She has worked with Jack Kornfield and other prominent Vipassana Meditation experts.[1] Dr. Brach also teaches Buddhist meditation at many centers in the United States and Canada including Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts. A clinical psychologist, she has taught extensively on the application of Buddhist teachings to emotional healing.[2] In 2003, Dr. Brach authored the seminal work, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha,which encapsulated Dr. Brach's application of Buddhist teachings such as mindfulness to the psychological process of accepting and healing trauma.[3] Dr. Brach is a peace activist, and an engaged Buddhist. As such, she co-founded the Washington DC Buddhist Peace Fellowship.
The following is a link to her website which has a wide variety of free audio files: Tara Brach - Audio Archives

Works Sited:

  1. ^ Kornfield, J. (2003). Publisher's Weekly review of Radical Acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha [Publisher's Weekly Editorial Review]. Retrieved April 17, 2009, fromhttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0553801678/ ref=dp_proddesc_1?ie=UTF8&n=283155
  2. ^ Adelman, K. (2005, May 1). What i've learned: Tara Brach. Washingtonian Magazine.
  3. ^ Brach, T. (2003). Radical acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a buddha. NY: Bantam

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