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The R.A.I.N. Meditation

Narrated by: Tara Brach PhD
Length: 22 mins
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Summary

When we seek comfort and relief from stress, Tara Brach teaches, we often unconsciously turn to false refuges such as material wealth, approval from others, or a preoccupation with the past and future. Yet by cultivating true refuge in this moment, not only can we find shelter from the storms of life but we also open ourselves up to fully experiencing joy and fulfillment. Here, Tara Brach guides a meditation using the therapeutic R.A.I.N. process for releasing fear and healing through self-compassion.

Sounds True Practices are short downloadable audio sessions selected from our most popular courses. Affordably priced and ideal for beginners, they're a powerful way to use energy healing, guided imagery, meditation, and other proven practices at home or on the go. Put them on your smartphone, MP3 player, tablet device, or computer … and start experiencing their benefits today.This session is excerpted from Tara Brach's audio program Finding True Refuge.

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excellent.

left me with a feeling of acceptance and bliss, when healing from emotional trauma.
would recommend.

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Invaluable

A gentle but rational and practical approach to understanding and healing the mind. I listened again and again and found more each time.

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The power of RAIN

RAIN is an amazing meditation & emotional healinf technique & Tara is a wonderful teacher so this audible presentation is perfect - would have liked the mediation itself to be longer (it's about 15 minutes)

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this really works 💛

A very beUtiful meditation. The experience was so painful but the healing was very profound!

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Too much chat

The lady talks non stop, which is a bit distracting when you are trying to meditate

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Perfection

An excellent introduction into R.A.I.N

This book delivered the practice in an endearing and informative manner.

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Truly healing

Simple, gentle and powerful. The actual practice is only 10 minutes so can be done whenever a painful situation arises

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Mini stress buster

This introduction and short meditation provide a mini break from self induced mental knots

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  • Cathleen Bowen
  • 04-07-15

Wonderful

She gets to the heart of the matter, enabling you to get in touch with your own heart. Excellent.

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  • M. P. Hopkins
  • 31-10-15

Very soothing; helps if you have practiced some mindfulness mindful

Tara's voice is spacious. In addition to the very simple, yet clear instructions, she gives a personal example from her own life that helps make this easy to relate to. I like following her on her website as well. She continues to support mindful practices weekly.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-08-15

Blessed I am, for finding Tara. Thank you

Loved it. Listen repeatedly. Thank you. If you are struggling, in your living, in your being, in your doing, then take a pause, listen, Allow, be gentle and loving with yourself

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  • HiLife
  • 26-04-17

Easily Accessible

The RAIN acronym is a hidden gem taught by many Mindfulness teachers , usually within the context of a greater Mindfulness practice. This isolation of RAIN allows you to apply healing- exactly where it hurts.

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  • Dr Purple
  • 19-10-16

Love it.

I wish intro to and then meditation were in two files to just play meditation. Still, it's wonderful as it is.

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  • 07-10-15

Good practice for healing triggers.

Tara Branch does a wonderful guided practice that can help find what triggers ,and keeps us stuck and repeating patterns that stop us from finding true peace and happiness in our lives and relationships.
Using mindfulness techniques we can identify what triggers us to return to behaviors that hold us from achieving true happiness in ourselves and with our relationships.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 18-09-19

Loved It

I really enjoyed this meditation. its short and sweet and gets things done. ❤ Perfect.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-08-18

Tara is a gift to meditators.

This meditation is a so helpful in the midst of crisis. Even if you don't have a regular practice, you will find some relief from this guided meditation.

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  • Robert
  • 02-03-18

Great Talk And Introduction to the Meditation

Tara's talks are where you can understand them.The practice at the end is great ad well. Highly recommended!

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  • Deb Schuetz
  • 26-10-17

Big stress reliever!

Tara is an awesome teacher. her words are so calming. Put me right at ease.

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