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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.

Feb 10, 2015

This talk explores lessons learned on a personal retreat at the Forest Refuge in Barre, MA.
You’ll learn some of the essential factors required for transformational practice:  humility, the willingness to face fear, a desire to know the truth and the power of...

Jan 30, 2015

This ten minute meditation comes from the Kripalu Yoga tradition.  It explores who you are as a being of energy and who you are as a being of awareness.

Breathing, Relaxing and Feeling turn your attention to the aliveness of the moment.  Watching and Allowing cultivate a sense of non-judging awareness.

Use this as...

Jan 6, 2015

This talk explores the power of intention and attention.

You’ll learn how clarifying your intentions can dramatically increase your capacity for happiness.  You’ll also learn the importance of developing skillful means - honestly assessing whether or not what you are currently doing is moving toward what you most...

Jan 3, 2015

From the Insight Meditation Community of Washington's New Year's Retreat.   This talk explores the transformative power of compassion.

You'll learn how to cultivate authentic friendliness in your meditation practice, how to distinguish between pain and suffering and how to heal the judging mind through the practice...

Dec 24, 2014

This talk explores what can happen when you investigate gratitude and giving.
You’ll learn how to incline your mind toward wholesome states by reflecting on gratitude and why generosity is such a foundational teaching in Buddhist psychology.  You’ll explore as well your relationship to the ‘other side’ of...