50 episodes

Senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, Jonathan Foust share weekly talks, guided meditations and inquiries that explore how to cultivate an awakened heart and mind.

Jonathan Foust Jonathan Foust

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 272 Ratings

Senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, Jonathan Foust share weekly talks, guided meditations and inquiries that explore how to cultivate an awakened heart and mind.

    Let Go Now (Retreat Talk)

    Let Go Now (Retreat Talk)

    This talk, from the Fall 2011 IMCW vipassana retreat, explores the art of letting go.
     
    You’ll learn about the art of renunciation with practical examples, suggestions and teachings through the ages.

    • 48 min
    Given You are Not Dead Yet, What are You Working Toward?

    Given You are Not Dead Yet, What are You Working Toward?

    This talk explores new possibilities that can arise with mindful intention.
     
    You’ll learn about the potency of ‘getting real’ with your life, assessing what’s truly working and what is not. When you can do this and embrace the reality of impermanence, you can tap into a greater sense of aliveness and passion.
     
    You can find Jonathan’s 2021 Annual Review at:  https://www.jonathanfoust.com/weekly-talk?category=writings

    • 44 min
    Refining the Five Elements of Your Meditation Practice

    Refining the Five Elements of Your Meditation Practice

    This talk explores tips and best practices for the five elements of your meditation practice.
     
    You’ll learn how to use the elements of relaxation, concentration, mindfulness, investigation and surrender in ways that can bring you balance and ultimately help you let go in to new states of awareness.

    • 45 min
    My Thoughts on Karma

    My Thoughts on Karma

    This talk explores how to skillfully navigate the law of cause and affect.
     
    You’ll learn about the power of remembering impermanence, the power of remembering karma, how to skillfully reflect on your intentions and actions and what it means to be free from karma.

    • 43 min
    Technology and Awakening

    Technology and Awakening

    This talk explores some of the ways technology can help you be more mindful and more awake in your life.
    
You’ll learn how technology helped bring mindfulness to the west, how technology can rot your brain and how you can match technology with your intention to deepen your practice and see more clearly into the nature of reality.
     
    Here are some of the elements I mentioned:
    Oura Ring [[] https://ouraring.com ] [https://ouraring.com]
    Insight Timer [https://insighttimer.com]

    Brainwave App [https://www.appannie.com/en/apps/ios/app/307219387/]

    Focus@will [https://www.appannie.com/en/apps/ios/app/307219387/]

    Headspace [https://www.headspace.com]
    Calm [https://www.calm.com]

    Ten Percent Happier [https://www.tenpercent.com]

    Buddhify [https://buddhify.com]

    Muse [https://choosemuse.com]

    Zendo [https://zendomeditation.com]
     

    • 44 min
    How Gratitude Changes Your State

    How Gratitude Changes Your State

    This talk explores the transformative power of gratitude and appreciation.
     
    You’ll learn about the nature of the selfish self, how gratitude can expand your capacity to work with challenges and point you toward the nature of reality itself.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
272 Ratings

272 Ratings

MaggieBrazin ,

Like an old friend

This podcast is my favorite form of therapy

bermie girl ,

Thank you

I love Jonathan’s relatable teachings, his sense of humor and his kindness. Thank you so much Jonathan

Sarabara75 ,

Grateful

So grateful for all I have learned from Jonathan.

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