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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.

Jul 29, 2022

This talk explores how meditation practice evolves over time.


You’ll learn about the sacred moment when you are first aware of the mystery of awakening, the egoic call to be somebody, the drive to be somebody special and ultimately, the call to be nobody special.  I’l be sharing some of my personal practice...

Jul 21, 2022

How do you figure out the most important thing?

Maybe you're caught between two ideas. Maybe you're trying to decide whether it's time to change careers, or whether to have kids. Maybe you're trying to discern where to best spend your energy as an activist.

Maybe you want to be able to better identify the most...

Jul 13, 2022

This encore talk explores how to wake up your deepest inner knowing.

You’ll learn how you are the product of all your teachers so far in your life, how some teachers come from a lineage while others don’t, how valuable is it to seek those who’ve walked before us and how external teachers ultimately point to waking...

Jul 1, 2022

This talk explores how to stay present when the going gets tough.


You’ll learn about the inherent drive for wholeness, the nature of attraction and desire, how to stay awake in a relationship and how to navigate things when a relationship is over, especially when it’s not of your choosing.