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A Guiding Teacher at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, Jonathan offers talks, guided meditations and inquiries into what it means to be awake in mind and heart.

Jun 20, 2017

This talk explores the 7th of the Ten Perfections:  Honesty and Truthfulness.

You'll learn about the search for truth, the recognition of truth, how to attune to truth and some guidelines for speaking the truth in difficult situations.

Jun 13, 2017

This talk explores the sixth of the Ten Perfections:  Tolerance and Forbearance.

You'll learn about the power of refraining from hurting those who have hurt you, how to cope with the suffering you have to endure, how to develop confidence in the ultimate truth and how to be more aware of the the 'near-enemies' of...

Jun 6, 2017

This talk explores the fifth of the Ten Perfections: Energy and Vitality.

You'll explore the importance of understanding the limited time and 'life energy units' you have in this life and how to assess and manage your energy in a way that creates a 'virtuous cycle' of well-being.

May 24, 2017

This talk explores the fourth of the Ten Perfections:  Wisdom and Insight.

You'l learn about qualities of a wise person, what gets in the way of wisdom, how to cultivate greater wisdom and insight in your life and the delicate balance of wisdom and compassion.

May 16, 2017

This talk explores the third of the Ten Perfections:  Renunciation.

You'll learn the importance of goals and the challenge of distractions, what it means to simplify and live your life aligned with what you most want.