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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, 2023

This talk explores how you can open to greater insight and wisdom in your life.

You’ll learn about the characteristics of a wise person, what gets in the way of wisdom, the anatomy of intuition and insight and the natural flowering of compassion when you see clearly into the nature of reality.

Aug 23, 2023

This talk explores the power of paying attention on purpose as well as the power of non-judging awareness.

You’ll learn about how getting control of your concentration can make a huge difference in your life as well as what happens when you turn attention to awareness itself.

This talk includes a number of...

Aug 17, 2023

This talk explores how you can cultivate lasting happiness.

You'll learn how to avoid the biggest trap in seeking happiness and how you can cultivate happiness both externally - through wise and skillful action - as well as internally - by how you pay attention.



Aug 12, 2023

This talk reveals the best technique for awakening heart and mind.


You’ll learn about techniques that awaken your capacity for sustained present-moment awareness, techniques for cultivating awareness of change, techniques for purifying the heart and techniques for opening to the mystery.  And at the end, the...

Aug 1, 2023

This talk explores what I think of as the “Frank Sinatra Sutta.”


You’ll learn the importance in meditation - and life - of willful doing combined with conscious being.  The result of this balance is ‘knowing,’ the arising of insight into the nature of...