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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.

Mar 12, 2013

This meditation begins with conscious willful breathing and shifts to using the unregulated breath as your anchor. 

Mar 12, 2013

Forget optimism.  Forget pessimism.  Let's focus on realism.  What do you absolutely know to be real?  When you investigate the moment-to-moment unfolding of your experience you may begin to recognize the three 'marks' of reality.  

Through stories and guided reflections, this talk investigates each of these three...

Mar 6, 2013

How do you wake out of the trance of thinking?  This talk explores three strategies: 1) Consciously shift your attention to your immediate sensory experience, 2) actively investigate the veracity of what story you might be believing and 3) turn your awareness to thoughts of kindness and compassion.  The good news?  As...

Mar 1, 2013

Unless you live in a cave and have concierge service, you most probably interact with people each day.  Wisdom teachings tell us to 'see self in other and other in self.'  But how?  This talk explores some practical strategies for cultivating empathy, compassion and skill in how you relate to others and use your...