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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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Reverence for The Breath 2019-10-1449:43
Guided Meditation: Journey of 3 Breaths 2019-10-1416:01
Practicing With Imagination 2019-10-1341:37
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation on Working with Emotions 2019-10-091:28:37
Practicing With Imagination 2019-10-0913:13
Yes 2019-10-097:04
Earth Care and Loving the Earth 2019-10-0743:31
Caring for the Earth by Caring for Ourselves 2019-10-0647:21
Tranquility 2019-10-0530:49
Be still and gaze upon everything kindly 2019-10-057:03
Interplay Between the Body & Mind 2019-09-3044:42
Knowing The Dharma plus Discussion 2019-09-1644:15
Mindfulness of Attitude 2019-09-1539:07
Mindfulness of Breathing Daylong (Series) 2019-09-142:38:04
Dharmette: A watched mind bring happiness 2019-09-110:00
Noticing The Mind 2019-09-110:00
The Sacred That Includes Everything 2019-09-0941:39
Deepening Relationship with the Dharma 2019-09-0842:41
Dharmette: Useful Attitude 2019-09-0411:49
Practice Note 2019-09-043:58
Your World Begins with You 2019-09-0226:23
The Open Hand of Inclusion 2019-09-0135:08
Drink Your Joy 2019-08-2810:54
Watching 2019-08-285:04
Benefits of Body Meditation 2019-08-2641:02
Dharmette: Don't pick it up and don't reject it 2019-08-2110:19
Practice Note: Mental Noting 2019-08-215:36
A Treasure House Within and Without 2019-08-1939:15
To Care and Not To Care
2019-08-1841:13
Dharmette: Vows 2019-08-1415:27
Practice note: Razor’s Edge 2019-08-144:21
Hatred and the End of Hatred 2019-08-1137:21
Dharmette: Resolve/Allow Learning how to know which is skillful in the moment. 2019-08-0715:34
Practice Notes: Resolve: What you are doing, what is the effect, what are the consequences. 2019-08-076:13
Karma of Beauty & Ill 2019-08-0540:40
Beautyful 2019-07-3111:44
Beauty 2019-07-314:38
Walk With Beauty 2019-07-2941:13
Five Faculties 2019-07-2829:57
Dharmette: Spaciousness 2019-07-2416:04
Practice Note: Quiet mind 2019-07-247:42
Faith 2019-07-2246:10
Going For Refuge 2019-07-2141:50
Dharmette: Noticing 2019-07-1010:46
Practice Note: Consciousness 2019-07-103:55
Letting Go 2019-07-0733:52
Dharmette: Responses vs Reactions 2019-07-0313:04
Practice Note: Responsibility 2019-07-033:46
Exploring Intentionality 2019-07-0135:12
Karma and Intention 2019-06-3032:59
Dharmette: Self Concious 2019-06-2610:34
Practice Note: Silence 2019-06-263:27
Meditation Instructions 2019-06-2439:51
Not Self 2019-06-2346:20
Nothing At Stake 2019-06-199:38
Simple 2019-06-194:21
No Garbage No Buddha 2019-06-1741:46
Web of Thoughts 2019-06-1029:09
Touching the Earth 2019-06-0937:45
Dharmette: Experience 2019-06-0511:18
Practice Note: Clear Mind 2019-06-053:30
Foundations of Mindfulness Part 15 - Mindfulness and Liberation 2019-06-0349:11
Forms of Awareness 2019-06-0242:10
Different Forms of Attention (Series) 2019-06-011:28:28
Dharmette: Q and A 2019-05-2915:41
Practice Note: Kindly 2019-05-293:31
Foundations of Mindfulness Part 14 - Constant Change 2019-05-2743:37
Intimacy 2019-05-2637:00
Dharmette: Clear Seeing 2019-05-2218:35
Practice Note: Awareness 2019-05-227:46
Foundations of Mindfulness Part 13 - The Seven Factors of Awakening 2019-05-2044:10
What Is The Buddha? 2019-05-1944:32
Dharmette 2019-05-1515:03
Practice Notes 2019-05-157:19
Not Self 2019-05-1246:46
Dharmette: Verified Faith Qualities 2019-05-0814:50
Inner Families of trust 2019-05-085:52
Foundations of Mindfulness Part 12 - The Six Sense Spheres 2019-05-0643:58
Not Self
Apr 28-May 5 2019: Gil Fronsdal & Ines Freedman Three Characteristics and Cultivating Their Opposites
2019-05-0353:28
Cultivating Wellbeing
Apr 28-May 5 2019: Gil Fronsdal & Ines Freedman Three Characteristics and Cultivating Their Opposites
2019-05-0156:55
Cultivating Stability
Apr 28-May 5 2019: Gil Fronsdal & Ines Freedman Three Characteristics and Cultivating Their Opposites
2019-04-2958:10
The Three Trainings 2019-04-2849:37
Foundations of Mindfulness Part 11 - Five Aggregates 2019-04-2240:29
Earth Day 2019 2019-04-2142:24
Practice Note: Relax 2019-04-172:19
Dharmette: Relating to it 2019-04-1710:09
Practice Note: Relax 2019-04-170:00
Foundations of Mindfulness Part 10 - The Five Hinderances 2019-04-1542:12
Being Truth 2019-04-1442:25
Dharmette: Space 2019-04-1010:39
Practice Note: Simplicity 2019-04-103:10
Foundations of Mindfulness Part 9 - Mindfulness of Mind 2019-04-0846:02
Compassion 2019-04-0742:52
Concentration 2019-03-3145:03
The Space Between 2019-03-2714:50

 

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