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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.

Dec 22, 2015

This talk explores the profound and elemental teachings on generosity.
You’ll learn how central generosity is to both philosophy and practice, where to begin, how to practice and how generosity is a direct path to liberation.  The session ends with a flute meditation and a reflection on the generous...

Dec 16, 2015

This talk explores how to determine what practices are best suited for you at this time in your life.
You’ll lean about the power of truthful self-assessment, the importance of identifying your patterns of resistance and how to maintain a practice that feels alive for you.

Dec 8, 2015

This talk explores what is considered the flowering of spiritual practice:  Equanimity.
You’ll learn what it is, what it isn’t, a practice to cultivate equanimity and some thoughts on how to navigate change with ease and grace.

Dec 1, 2015

This talk explores the art and science of cultivating joy for yourself and others.
You’ll learn about the transformative possibilities that arise when you can sustain attention on healing your heart, the emotions which stand in opposition to joy and how to work with them, a guided meditation on  joy and finally,...

Nov 24, 2015

This talk explores how you can offer compassion for others.
You’ll learn about the the nature of compassion, the essential elements of the practice, potential pitfalls and the relationship between compassion and karma .