Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

Apr 15, 2021

This talk explores the tenth of the ten perfections.


You’ll learn how you cannot make steadiness and serenity happen, but can create the conditions that allow this inner state to arise. When you remember the fundamental quality of reality, you can more easily open to embrace your true nature.

Apr 7, 2021

The talk explores the power of loving kindness.


You’ll learn how to be more of a well-wisher to all, some techniques to more effectively express kindness in the world and a reflection on what might happen in your life if you were to be more adept at responding to challenges with an open heart.

Mar 31, 2021

This guided meditation starts with a reflection on kindness to yourself and offers a breathing technique to cultivate deepening relaxation. You’ll then move to classic practices for gathering attention and resting in presence and toward the end, you can freely offer kindness to yourself and all beings.

Mar 30, 2021

This talk explores the power of grit.


You’ll learn the importance of first creating goals that are fully aligned with your heart and spirit and then developing your capacity to stay on your path, developing both perseverance as well as deep, intuitive inner listening.

Mar 21, 2021

This talk explores how to attune to what is true.

You’ll learn how to discern between conventional and eternal truth, two essential teachings of truth and how to use your relationships and wise speech as a doorway to greater clarity and self-awareness.