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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.

Nov 29, 2014

This guided meditation explores techniques for using sound as an anchor as well as turning attention to the silence behind the sounds.

Nov 26, 2014

This talk explores how cultivating moment-to-moment, sustained attention is the doorway to transformation.  

Concentration is the lens while mindfulness is the film or the chip that 'notices' what is there.  

Concentration with deep relaxation can lead to not only profound states of awareness, but the arising of...

Nov 18, 2014

This talk explores the nature of the thinking process and points to who you are beyond your thoughts.

You'll learn about how thoughts harden into beliefs and practice a formula for examining what you believe is true.  You'll also learn how to shift your attention to who you are as awareness itself.


Nov 12, 2014

This talk explores how to work with the five mind states that make it impossible to be present.

You'll learn strategies for transforming your relationship with 1) aversion, 2) craving, 3) worry, 4) sloth and torpor and 5) doubt and self-criticism.  

Drawing on real-life stories, this talk can help you more...

Nov 4, 2014

This talk explores what gets in the way of 'clear-seeing' and how you can work with the obstacles that naturaly arise when you pay attention to what is present.

You're learn about 'clear-seeing,' the practice of recognizing what is present.  

Additionally, you'll learn about seeing what gets in the way of being free,...