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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.

Apr 28, 2023

This talk explores how you might transform your deepest wounds into sacred gifts.

You’ll learn how stress and suffering are inevitable and how, when you deeply examine your wounds, you can unveil the gifts they offer.  We’ll explore the concept of the wounded healer and how being transparent with your wounds can...

Apr 19, 2023

This talk explores the mechanics of healing (and how I’m healing a bone fracture.)

You’ll learn how critical it is to make room for all your reactions and how to ask yourself an important question that can make room for feeling whole.  You’ll explore the art of ‘having tea with your demons,’ three steps in a...

Apr 14, 2023

This talk explores the nature of happiness.

You’ll learn how happiness truly is ‘here and now,’ how important it is to actively explore what is between you and feeling happy, how happiness is a reflection of your true nature and a model or assessing your happiness level.

This talk is from 2019, offered live at...

Apr 4, 2023

This talk explores four sutras offered by the Buddha on how to awaken your heart and mind.


You’ll learn the importance of cultivating a lifelong aspiration to awaken, to actively cultivate spiritual friendships, to be open and kind and to take time away from the complexity of life to see ever more clearly into the...