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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 25, 2014

One of the "Three Characteristics of Reality," the principle of "not self," can be confusing.

You can probably sense, though, on an intuitive level, who or what you are in the absence of 'I' and 'mine.'  

This talk explores this principle through stories and direct experiences, including a meditation on what are...

Mar 12, 2014

Joy and happiness only arise in the present moment.  Remembering that everything changes helps cultivate the rememberance of this precious moment.

This talk reflects on my experiences with death, ranging from the hospice care in our house right now, a friend who died in my arms and my own near-death experience.