Tara Brach

Tara Brach, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, lecturer, and popular teacher of Buddhist mindfulness (vipassana) meditation. She is founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC, and teaches meditation workshops and retreats in the United States and Europe. Tara has offered speeches and workshops for mental-health practitioners at numerous professional conferences. These, along with her many audio and video talks, address the value of meditation in relieving emotional suffering and serving spiritual awakening. Tara is the author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. 

Upcoming Programs

  • March 25–27, 2016
  • Friday–Sunday: 2 nights


  • The Qualities of Presence

    An excerpt from True Refuge, by Tara Brach Presence is not some exotic state that we need to search for or manufacture. In the simplest terms, it is the felt...

  • The Path of Radical Acceptance

    Clearly recognizing what is happening inside us, and regarding what we see with an open, kind, and loving heart, is what I call Radical Acceptance.

  • Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

    No matter how painfully we’re triggered by the world’s violence and insensitivity, we can direct our attention in ways that carry us home to our intrinsic...