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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.  www.jonathanfoust.com

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.

 


May 9, 2017

This talk explores the second of the Ten Perfections:  Virtue and Ethical Conduct.

You'll explore the importance of having clear goals in life and using ruthless and honest self-assessment to ensure what you are doing is fully aligned with the outcome you seek.

 

 

 


Apr 25, 2017

This talk explores the first of the "Ten  Perfections," on generosity.

You'll learn what the Buddha taught about generosity, how the practice can dramatically impact your consciousness, the key to completing the cycle of generosity and a reflection how you might personally embrace the practice.


Apr 18, 2017

This talk explores the differences between the practices of willful effort and conscious surrender.

You'll learn about skillful and unskillful strategies as well as suggestions as to how you can find your personal point of balance between doing and being.


Apr 11, 2017

 
This talk explores how cultivating humility can transform your life and your effectiveness in the world.
 
You’ll learn about the formation of the self, the nature of selflessness, what it’s like to be selfless in your work and relationships and how to find the balance between healthy self-esteem and...