Jonathan Foust is a guiding teacher for the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute and a senior teacher and former president of Kripalu Center. He has been leading retreats and training teachers for more than 25 years. Jonathan is the creator of the “Year of Living Mindfully” program and teaches regularly in the DC metro area. You can listen to his talks and guided meditations through his podcast or online.
What does it mean to be awake? A number of qualities arise when greed, hatred and ignorance fall away. In both your inward practice and in the world of relationships you can consciously cultivate these characteristic and enjoy aliveness within and around you.