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This site is an archive of Dharma talks given by Gil Fronsdal, Andrea Fella and various guest speakers at the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, CA. Each talk illuminates aspects of the Buddha's teachings. The purpose is the same that the Buddha had for his teachings, to guide us toward the end of suffering and the attainment of freedom.

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TitleSpeakerDateLength
What is purity in practice? Max Erdstein 2017-12-1261:34
Release is Peace Bruni Davila 2017-12-1140:41
Buddhist Ethics Gil Fronsdal 2017-12-1035:56
Cultivating Heart and Mind Andrea Fella 2017-12-0755:17
Happy Hour: Guided Metta and Fairness Diana Clark 2017-12-0663:46
With an Open Hand Gil Fronsdal 2017-12-067:59
The Ideal vs What is Gil Fronsdal 2017-12-063:44
The Mind Berget Jelane 2017-12-0554:21
Deep Connection Through Doing Nothing Gil Fronsdal 2017-12-0438:32
Renunciation and Loss Gil Fronsdal 2017-12-0342:07
Choiceless Awareness
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Bruce Hyman 2017-12-0228:21
The Essence of the Dhamma
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Bob Stahl 2017-12-0263:18
Softball Dharma (Practice in Life)
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Bruce Hyman 2017-12-0150:17
Mindfulness of the Mind
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Jill Hyman 2017-12-0154:31
Vigilance Berget Jelane 2017-11-3051:26
Instructional Sit on Vedana (Feeling Tones of Experience - Day 1)
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Bob Stahl 2017-11-3057:27
Happy Hour: Metta for Self and Someone You Are Having Difficulty With Nikki Mirghafori 2017-11-2954:02
Gladness Born of Confidence Meg Gawler 2017-11-2914:28
Practicing With Gladness Meg Gawler 2017-11-293:07
Mindfulness of Breathing
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Jill Hyman 2017-11-2942:20
Meeting the Heavenly Messengers
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Bob Stahl 2017-11-2962:41
You Can Always Make it Worse! (and it's Never too Late)
Nov 28-Dec 3: Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman
Jill Hyman 2017-11-2954:24
Generosity Max Erdstein 2017-11-2864:08
Preparing for Death Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-2743:12
Gratitude is Free Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-2634:15
Dharmette: Freedom in Restraint
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-2212:53
Practice Notes: Stillpoint Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-223:30
Kindness Berget Jelane 2017-11-2155:33
Setting up for meditation Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-2038:49
Gratitude In Everything Nikki Mirghafori 2017-11-1938:57
Q & A with Mel Weitsman
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Mel Weitsman 2017-11-1839:36
Guided Meditation Instructions
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Max Erdstein 2017-11-1838:19
Dharmalogical Functions of the Therīgāthā for Practitioners Today Meg Gawler 2017-11-181:16:48
Group Reflections on the Poems of Sumaṅgalamātā and Subhā Meg Gawler 2017-11-1827:07
Performance of Ambapālī's Poem Meg Gawler 2017-11-187:42
Poetry Reading - The Therīgāthā as a Big Tent Meg Gawler 2017-11-1829:52
A Scholar's Approach to the Therīgāthā - Part 2 Meg Gawler 2017-11-1821:49
A Scholar's Approach to the Therīgāthā - Part 1 Meg Gawler 2017-11-1847:33
Guided Meditation Instructions
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Mel Weitsman 2017-11-1823:37
Factor of Awakening: Samadhi
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Mel Weitsman 2017-11-1754:59
Guided Meditation Instructions
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Max Erdstein 2017-11-1746:41
Vipallasa Sutta
Berget Jelane 2017-11-1655:43
Factor of Awakening: Tranquility
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-1650:24
Guided Instructions: Mindfulness and Thinking
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-1649:58
Happy Hour: Guided Metta for Benefactor Nikki Mirghafori 2017-11-1548:42
Factors of Awakening: Joy
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Max Erdstein 2017-11-1537:56
Guided Instructions: Zazen Instructions
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Mel Weitsman 2017-11-1542:12
Factors of Awakening: Mindfulness of Effort
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Mel Weitsman 2017-11-1450:15
Guided Instruction: Breathing and Body
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Max Erdstein 2017-11-1459:56
Gift of Gratitude Oren Jay Sofer 2017-11-1347:57
Factors of Awakening: Mindfulness and Investigation
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-1353:49
Guided Instruction: Breathing
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-1368:44
Intro to Seven Factors of Awakening/Refuges/Precepts Mel, Gil and Max
Nov 12-19: Gil Fronsdal, Mel Weitsman and Max Erdstein
Mel Weitsman 2017-11-1245:38
How Do We Change Through Buddhist Practice
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-1240:13
The Practice of Just Being Maria Straatmann 2017-11-0948:29
Happy Hour : Self Compassion Hilary Borison 2017-11-0860:42
People are People Robert Cusick 2017-11-0817:20
Wisdom: Benefiting both Self and Others
Nov 5-8: Gil Fronsdal & Ruth King
Ruth King 2017-11-0758:35
Closing Evening talk & Q&A
Nov 5-8: Gil Fronsdal & Ruth King
Gil Fronsdal, Ruth King 2017-11-0756:58
Guided Instruction: Mindfulness of Thinking
Nov 5-8: Gil Fronsdal & Ruth King
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-0761:24
Meditation Develops in Stages Robert Cusick 2017-11-0759:26
Meditation Develops in Stages Robert Cusick 2017-11-0759:26
Liberative Dependent Arising and Poems from the Therigatha on Faith
Meg Gawler 2017-11-0644:28
Guided Meditation: Softening into Awareness
Meg Gawler 2017-11-0646:02
Wisdom: Benefiting Self and benefiting Others
Nov 5-8: Gil Fronsdal & Ruth King
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-0650:14
Guided Instruction: Mindfulness of Breathing
Nov 5-8: Gil Fronsdal & Ruth King
Ruth King 2017-11-0654:07
Befriending Fear
Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-0541:40
Cultivating and Letting Go Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-0443:31
Why Do We Practice? Maria Straatmann 2017-11-0253:09
Practice Notes Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-014:16
Dharmette Gil Fronsdal 2017-11-0111:54
Catching a glimpse of the bigger picture Robert Cusick 2017-10-3158:54
Appreciating Mindfulness of Breathing Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-3045:55
Sixteen Steps of Breathing Meditation Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-2946:19
Presence and Letting Go Maria Straatmann 2017-10-2656:11
Dharmette Berget Jelane 2017-10-2514:38
Practice Notes Berget Jelane 2017-10-251:09
Mindfulness and Joy Max Erdstein 2017-10-2451:26
Senjo And Overcoming Separation Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-2341:04
The Buddha's Teaching Of Non-Clinging Tara Mulay 2017-10-2245:04
Cultivating Happiness Andrea Fella 2017-10-1955:19
Metta and Working with Difficulties Diana Clark 2017-10-1862:04
Thoughts On Stillness Maria Straatmann 2017-10-1812:33
Shame, Guilt, and Regret Ayya Santussika 2017-10-1640:38
Brahma Viharas Meditation Ayya Santussika 2017-10-1644:20
2-week Retreat: Anapanasati (Gil Fronsdal, assisted by Ines Freedman) (Series) Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-1519:22:07
Generosity Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-1548:11
Buddhist Environmental Chaplaincy Daylong Intro (with Kirsten Rudestam)
Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-141:16:37
Environmental Buddhist Chaplaincy Daylong (Series) Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-144:58:58
Turning Toward Difficulty Andrea Fella 2017-10-1254:14
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation (Series) Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-114:34:14
Happy Hour: Compassion Practice for Victims of Northern CA Fires Nikki Mirghafori 2017-10-1155:10
Practice Note Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-113:41
Dharmette Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-1110:41
Reflections on Impermanence Andrea Fella 2017-10-1054:28
The Buddha's Poem of Peace
Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-0940:09
Wise Effort: Cultivating and Keeping the Skillful
Oct 6-9: Ines Freedman & Shelley Gault
Shelley Gault 2017-10-0851:12
The Gratification, the Danger, and the Escape Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-0842:11
Wise Effort: Preventing and Abandoning the Unskillful
Oct 6-9: Ines Freedman & Shelley Gault
Ines Freedman 2017-10-0756:01
Pleasure Vs. Happiness Gil Fronsdal 2017-10-0737:42

 

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