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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.

Oct 16, 2018

This talk explores the nature of “self” and the transformational teachings on “not self.”

You’ll learn how helpful it is to be intimately acquainted the conditioned self, the transcendent experience  of ‘forgetting the self’ and how to cultivate a selfless self in a world of selfish...

Oct 2, 2018

This talk explores how you can embrace embarrassment and self-consciousness as a transformational practice.

You’ll learn a fundamental strategy for converting awkwardness into wisdom and suggestions as to how you can live a life committed to increasing your capacity for happiness and freedom.

Aug 14, 2018

This talk explores how you can see more clearly into qualities of the heart and mind that may feel real but aren’t true.

You’ll learn how the states of love, kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity, on examination, can have a shadow and as you get clearer in these distinctions you can dramatically enhance...

Aug 7, 2018

This talk explores how associating with like-minded people can change your life.


You’ll learn how intimacy and relationships are hard-wired into your nervous system, how you may tend to sacrifice something important in order to belong, how you can fully be yourself and at the same time, contribute at a high level...

Jul 31, 2018

This talk explores how the practice  of ‘non-fixing’ can open new possibilities in your life.

You’ll learn how life is generally built on a wrong assumption and how, despite your skill in getting things done and getting better and better at fixing what you perceive to be wrong, pausing and exploring an alternative...