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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

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...


Mar 29, 2017

This talk explores ways you can more mindfully be with physical stress and suffering.
 
You’ll learn about the inevitability of sickness and pain in your life and some fundamental teachings and strategies for being fully present in difficult times.
 


Mar 21, 2017

This talk explores the relationship between desire and liberation.
 
You’ll learn how your desires can be informed by fear as well as by compassion, kindness and love and how liberation may simply be the absence of any and all desires.