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Gil Fronsdal

Gil Fronsdal is the co-teacher at the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California and the Insight Retreat Center in Santa Cruz, California. He has been teaching since 1990. Gil has practiced Zen and Vipassana since 1975 and has a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from Stanford. He has trained in both the Japanese Soto Zen tradition and the Insight Meditation lineage of Theravada Buddhism of Southeast Asia. Gil was trained as a Vipassana teacher by Jack Kornfield and is part of the Vipassana teachers' collective at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He was ordained as a Soto Zen priest at the San Francisco Zen Center in 1982, and in 1995 he received Dharma Transmission from Mel Weitsman, the abbot of the Berkeley Zen Center. He has been the primary teacher for the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California since 1990. He is a husband and father of two boys.



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The Dharma of Ordinary Things 2014-12-1711:55
Inner Wealth of Body
2014-12-1549:02
A Response To Ferguson 2014-12-0738:41
Dharma Practice Day: Compassion 2014-12-053:44:41
Obstacles as Doors 2014-12-0311:12
Recognition 2014-12-034:51
Buddhism and Culture 2014-12-0148:07
Five Dhyanic Factors
2014-11-2438:50
Guided Meditation: Awareness
Nov 16-23: Gil Fronsdal / Max Erdstein
2014-11-2227:51
Jhanic Factors: One-pointedness
Nov 16-23: Gil Fronsdal / Max Erdstein
2014-11-2155:38
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of THoughts
Nov 16-23: Gil Fronsdal / Max Erdstein
2014-11-2036:55
Jhanic Factors: Joy and Happiness
Nov 16-23: Gil Fronsdal / Max Erdstein
2014-11-1951:36
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Body
Nov 16-23: Gil Fronsdal / Max Erdstein
2014-11-1849:50
Samadhi and Intro to Jhanic Factors
Nov 16-23: Gil Fronsdal / Max Erdstein
2014-11-1820:29
Mindful Listening 2014-11-1644:07
Ideals in Buddhism 2014-11-1214:40
Gratitude 2014-11-123:54
Not-Self 2014-11-1040:15
Meditation Off The Cushion Into Daily Life 2014-11-0939:13
Noticing and Changing the Thinking Mind 2014-11-0516:42
Noticing Thinking 2014-11-053:26
The man on the bridge
2014-11-0337:42
Where Do We Find Happiness? 2014-11-0242:29
Dharma Practice Day-Brahma Vihara-Metta Session Four: Metta for Difficult Person 2014-10-3131:29
Dharma Practice Day-Brahma Vihara-Metta Session Three: Metta for friend and Benefactor 2014-10-3155:46
Dharma Practice Day-Brahma Vihara-Metta Session Two: Exploring Metta 2014-10-3158:31
Dharma Practice Day-Brahma Vihara-Metta Session One 2014-10-3150:45
Introduction to mindfulness meditation Class 5_Developing in Daily Life 2014-10-291:28:02
Responsibility, No Responsability 2014-10-2914:21
Craving, Not Craving 2014-10-291:51
Guided Meditation 2014-10-2740:30
Hindrances: Doubt
Oct 19-26: Gil Fronsdal / Ruth King
2014-10-2458:45
Introduction to Mindfulness Class4: Thinking 2014-10-221:31:22
Hindrances: Sloth and Torpor
Oct 19-26: Gil Fronsdal / Ruth King
2014-10-2257:42
Hindrances: Desire
Oct 19-26: Gil Fronsdal / Ruth King
2014-10-2053:41
5 Factors of Striving that Support the Practice 2014-10-1941:56
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Class 3: Emotions 2014-10-151:29:51
Being with the Unknown 2014-10-1511:55
Dark, Light 2014-10-155:20
Castes and Judgement
2014-10-1335:54
Generosity 2014-10-1239:17
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation, Class 2, The Body 2014-10-081:27:36
Questions 2014-10-0817:35
Really Be Here 2014-10-083:05
Earth Care Week and Buddhism 2014-10-0639:40
Buddhism And The Environment - Earth Care Week
2014-10-0538:41
Gratification(Advantages), Danger(Disadvantages), Escape(Freedom) 2014-10-0422:46
Dharma Practice Day Metta Part One, talk three 2014-10-0340:13
Dharma Practice Day Metta Part One, talk two 2014-10-0345:28
Dharma Practice Day Brahma Virhara Metta Part One, Talk One 2014-10-0350:52
Dharma Practice Day, Brahma Viharas, Metta Part One 2014-10-0346:10
Introduction to mindfulness meditation Class 1, Breathing 2014-10-011:23:23
Everything You Do Is Important 2014-10-0112:16
You Are Important 2014-10-013:28
Not Getting Caught 2014-09-2938:46
The Brahmaviharas: Introduction 2014-09-1441:25
Dharmette 2014-09-1016:33
PracticeNotes 2014-09-105:24
Practice Notes 2014-09-105:24
Mindfulness of Mind States
2014-09-0838:01
Jhanic Factors: Factors of Absorption 2014-09-0740:58
Ways of Knowing 2014-09-0140:35
Samadhi - Concentration 2014-08-3139:36
Recognize, Feel, Relax 2014-08-2010:18
Thinking vs What is 2014-08-205:44
Mindfulness of Body 2014-08-1841:54
Contentment 2014-08-1742:09
The Practice Coming Through us 2014-08-1313:44
Subjective Experience of Desire
2014-08-1150:09
Generosity 2014-08-1040:40
Frames of Reference 2014-08-0614:05
Perception in The Body 2014-08-064:08
Three Kinds of Equanimity 2014-07-2843:30
Intention 2014-07-2734:17
Practice Notes 2014-07-235:16
Sustained Attention 2014-07-2310:38
QA Enlightenment, Spiritual Time, Pity, Intention, Forgiveness 2014-07-2141:13
Application Of The Four Noble Truths 2014-07-1344:10
It is Not About Me 2014-07-0915:49
Seeing Experience In a New Way 2014-07-094:32
The 5 Aggregates 2014-06-1545:25
Yes 2014-06-1112:28
Noticing 2014-06-114:31
Story of Buddha
2014-06-0942:04
Maturation of Mindfulness 2014-06-0837:04
Equanimity Factor of Awakening
May 30-Jun 7, 2014 Retreat:Gil Fronsdal/ Adrianne Ross
2014-06-0655:52
Instruction: Mindfulness of Mind
May 30-Jun 7, 2014 Retreat:Gil Fronsdal/ Adrianne Ross
2014-06-0526:51
Tranquility Factor of Awakening
May 30-Jun 7, 2014 Retreat:Gil Fronsdal/ Adrianne Ross
2014-06-0455:53
Instructions: Mindfulness of Emotions
May 30-Jun 7, 2014 Retreat:Gil Fronsdal/ Adrianne Ross
2014-06-0337:01
Energy Factor of Awakening 2014-06-0257:01
Instructions: Mindfulness of the Body
May 30-Jun 7, 2014 Retreat:Gil Fronsdal/ Adrianne Ross
2014-06-0138:53
Mindfulness Factor of Awakening
May 30-Jun 7, 2014 Retreat:Gil Fronsdal/ Adrianne Ross
2014-05-3150:48
Introduction to Mindfulness
May 30-Jun 7, 2014 Retreat:Gil Fronsdal/ Adrianne Ross
2014-05-3117:15
Remembering to be Happy 2014-05-289:56
Happiness 2014-05-283:29
Questions for Exploring Meditation and Love 2014-05-2615:00
Overview of Zen Practice 2014-05-2546:02
Taking Refuge 2014-05-1940:40
Factor of Awakening: Investigation 2014-05-1835:40
Refocusing to Present 2014-05-1411:47

 

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