Buddhist meditation teacher Tara Brach has become a must-listen for many urban professionals. The appeal in Washington of this petite 59-year-old makes sense: She’s a Type A go-getter. She juggles talks on not rushing with Skype press interviews and focuses on pragmatic struggles like body image, divorce and being controlled by your to-do list. Her new book, “True Refuge,” about her recent search for calm in the face of serious illness, debuted on The Washington Post bestseller list the week in February it was released.
Feb. 6, 2013 Buddhist meditation teacher Tara Brach has become a must-listen for many urban professionals. Brach an author and founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post Buy Photo