Through a blend of Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices, Tara Brach reveals how the practice of RAIN can help us heal.
Tara Brach, Ph.D, is an internationally known teacher of mindfulness, meditation, emotional healing, and spiritual awakening. She is the author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, and her weekly podcasted talk and meditation is downloaded by over a million and a half people each month. Tara is the senior teacher and founder of Insight Meditation Center of Washington, DC. She lives in Great Falls, VA with her husband and dog.
Tara Brach's four-step RAIN meditation can be an integral part of
anyone's mindfulness practice. RAIN helps us uncover the states of
love, self-care, forgiveness, compassion, and tenderness we each
are capable of. It is a useful and elegant system, and Radical
Compassion is a beautifully written book. -- Sharon Salzberg,
New York Times bestselling author of Real Happiness and
Radical Compassion lays out a path of straightforward, accessible practices grounded in both modern brain science and ancient wisdom-with the soul and depth you'd expect from a world-class meditation teacher and psychologist. A masterpiece. -- Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Resilient and Hardwiring Happiness
A powerful book that will free you from shame, fear, and negative self-beliefs. You will feel wiser, happier, and kinder after reading it. -- Haemin Sunim, author of Love for Imperfect Things and The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down
Tara Brach has an uncanny ability to home in precisely on what we need in the moment, so we can meet that need from within. She teaches a simple but life-changing practice to bring presence and compassion to any moment of shame or longing or struggle, transforming our pain into love. This book is a treasure from one of the most important spiritual teachers of our time. -- Kristin Neff, PhD, author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
In this magnificent synthesis of her important teachings in cultivating compassion in our everyday lives, Tara Brach offers us a life-changing tool to open our awareness with love and healing. This important book is as practical as it is profound, a deep and lasting gift for us all. -- Daniel J. Siegel, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence and Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human