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Tara Brach

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Tara Brach is an American psychologist, author, and proponent of Buddhist meditation. She is a guiding teacher and founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, D.C. Dr. Brach teaches her Wednesday night meeting in Bethesda, Maryland.
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See No Stranger
A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love
Valarie Kaur - Jun 16, 2020
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How do we love in a time of rage? How do we fix a broken world while not breaking ourselves? Valarie Kaur—renowned Sikh activist, filmmaker, and civil rights lawyer—describes revolutionary love as the call of our time, a radical, joyful practice that extends in three directions: to others, to our opponents, and to ourselves. It enjoins us to see no...
Tara Brach
Jun 16, 2020
Highly recommend @valariekaur - new book, #SEENOSTRANGER -     source
The Shallows
What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Nicholas Carr - Mar 03, 2020 (first published in 2010)
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Nicholas Carr’s bestseller The Shallows has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet’s bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? This 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword that brings the story up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and b...
Tara Brach
It's really describing how technology actually shapes and changes our brain.     source
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When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron - Jun 07, 2016 (first published in 1996)
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Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library. How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when w...
Tara Brach
Wonderful.     source
The Essential Rumi
Jalal al-Din Rumi - May 28, 2004 (first published in 1273)
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This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-cent...
Tara Brach
Really, really beautiful.     source
A Path with Heart
A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life
Jack Kornfield - Jun 01, 1993
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A guide to reconciling Buddhist spirituality with the American way of life addresses the challenges of spiritual living in the modern world and offers guidance for bringing a sense of the sacred to everyday experience....
Tara Brach
Very good.     source