For more than 30 years, Tara Brach, internationally renowned mindfulness teacher and psychologist, has offered distinctive trainings for therapists that blend the traditions of Eastern meditation and Western clinical practice, integrating both emotional healing and spiritual awakening. Through her bestselling books, including Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, as well as her podcast, which receives over a million and a half downloads each month, her unique voice as a spiritual teacher has enhanced the capacity of people all over the world to bring fuller and more caring attention to issues of violence and hatred, racial injustice, equity and inclusivity, and environmental sustainability. In a culture of contempt that continuously reinforces our evolutionary tendency to create bad others, she’s dedicated her life to showing how deliberate training and practice can provide a pathway toward greater compassion and awareness.
In this address, she’ll explore how the weave of mindfulness and compassion can undo our primitive, fear-based reactivity, reveal our mutual belonging, and awaken our hearts.
Approved for 1 CE hour
Tara Brach, PhD, is the founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and cofounding teacher with Jack Kornfield of the Awareness Training Institute. A clinical psychologist for 18 years, she’s author of several books, including her latest, Radical Compassion.