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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.

Aug 31, 2021

This talk explores how to cultivate both wisdom and compassion.


You’ll learn how suffering is both internal and external, the keys to the release of suffering and how to foster your intention to be awake in the midst of turbulent times.

Aug 26, 2021

This talk explores the nature of ‘true nature.’


You’ll learn more about the nature of ‘true nature,’ what gets in the way of experiencing this primal quality of being and some doorways of practice that can bring you into an intimate, embodied sense of presence.

Aug 18, 2021

This talk explores how to find the equilibrium between skillful action and skillful release.


You’ll learn how much of meditation practice (and life) calls for focus and sustained attention. But too tight a grip on focus can lead to missed opportunities, fresh insights and new possibilities. Learning to rest in...

Aug 11, 2021

This interview explores Craig Phillips’ transition from being a business executive to working in hospice.

You’ll hear about his awakening from a privileged life as an executive to his calling to leave the business world and explore a life dedicated to waking up, embracing creativity and being of service, primarily...

Aug 3, 2021

This talk explores the mechanics for entering the flow state.

You’ll learn the role mindfulness plays in setting up the flows state, a review of triggers that can be helpful, how applying the principles of flow to meditation can deepen your practice and some cautions and concerns about the practice.