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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.

May 21, 2019

This talk explores the fundamental practice of releasing what can be released.


You’ll learn what gets in the way of letting go, what happens when you do let go, a practice for letting go and some thoughts on what happens when you really, really really let go.




May 15, 2019

This talk explores how to address the challenges of freeing  your heart through forgiveness.


You’ll learn some essential keys that can support your practice and will be guided through short reflections offering forgiveness to yourself as well as reflections on offering forgiveness to others.

Apr 30, 2019

This talk explores the practice of Wise Speech.


You’ll learn how and why we lie to ourselves and others,  some strategies for being more truthful and how taking on this practice can be so transformational in your life.


Apr 23, 2019

This talk explores how you can open more fully to what is considered the highest expression of practice.


You’ll learn a helpful working definition of equanimity, the near-enemies and challenges of the practice and what it means to be open to the fullness of life with a heart that can embrace...

Apr 16, 2019

This talk explores both the experience of internal joy as well as the joy that can arise on behalf of others.


You’ll learn about the habitual pursuit of joy, the radical pursuit of joy, the shadow side of joy and the classical practices that deepen and widen this wonderful state of heart and mind.