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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 14, 2017

This talk explores the transformative power of forgiveness and letting go.
You’ll learn about the consequences of not letting go, how to motivate yourself to change, the technology of forgiveness and what it means to cultivate a forgiving heart as a personal practice.


Feb 7, 2017

This talk explores four insights I had from my annual winter retreat at the Forest Refuge.
You’ll learn about how to use inquiry to explore what it is you truly know for certain, how to see more clearly into your conditioning, how to turn directly to that which is between you and feeling free and a way of exploring...

Jan 17, 2017

This talk explores the role of the body in the practice of awakening.
You’ll learn how awareness of your body helps you to be present, to heal, to access intuition and to see clearly into the nature of reality. 

Jan 10, 2017

This talk explores the importance of having clear intentions.
You’ll learn how to navigate four questions that can help you gain greater clarity:  What do you really really want?  How much do you really really want it?  What is your weakest link?  What are the systems you need to help you realize your...

Jan 7, 2017

This talk explores four things to remember when deep in practice.
You’ll learn about these powerful and inter-related inquiries:  What am I feeling right now?  How more fully present can I be right now?  What am I noticing right now?   Can I be with this … right now?  
This is the first evening's talk from the...