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.

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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.

    Understanding Surrender and Letting Go

    Understanding Surrender and Letting Go

    This talk explores the principle of non-manipulation.
     
    You’ll learn how ‘doing’ and ‘being’ complement each other and how the practice of the middle way can bring you not only ease, but can heighten your intuition and help you respond skillfully to challenges that naturally arise in life.

    • 45 min
    Understanding Energy and Vitality

    Understanding Energy and Vitality

    This talk explores the importance of cultivating vitality.
     
    You’ll learn why energy is so critical in spiritual practice, what gets in the way and how to manage energy in a way that helps you pursue what is most important in your life.
     

    • 44 min
    Understanding Effort and Resilience

    Understanding Effort and Resilience

    This talk explores the power of sustaining effort on what you most want.
     
    You’ll learn about resilience and how cultivating attention and focus can lead to tremendous satisfaction in your life and compliment the practices of letting be and resting in presence.
     

    • 44 min
    Understanding Equanimity and Steadiness

    Understanding Equanimity and Steadiness

    This talk explores how to cultivate and maintain a state of equanimity and steadiness in turbulent times.
     
    You’ll learn about the nature of Equanimity, what can get in the way and how to develop you capacity to be unshakable in the midst of challenges and tumult.
     

    • 45 min
    Understanding Joy

    Understanding Joy

    This talk explores how to increase your capacity for joy and wholesome states.
     
    You’ll learn about the nature of Joy, what gets in the way of the experience and how to cultivate more and more positive and fulfilling qualities of presence.

    • 46 min
    Understanding Fear

    Understanding Fear

    This  talk  explores  the challenges of dealing with fear.
    You’ll learn about the nature of Fear, the remedy and the path to feeling more free, trusting and filled with faith.
     

    • 44 min

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