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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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Metta Week 5 (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-11-0944:08
Attachment (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-11-0639:39
Metta Week 4: Towards a Difficult Person (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-11-0268:08
Hungry Ghosts (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-10-3040:32
Metta Week 3: Towards a Neutrual Person (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-10-2662:47
Concentration (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-10-2345:51
Metta Week 2: Towards a Friend (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-10-2062:31
Metta Week 1: Towards Self (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-10-121:11:19
Metta Week 1: Sending Loving Kindness to Self (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-10-121:10:31
Teacher Student (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-10-0938:51
Transmission (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-09-2540:03
Eating Meditation (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-08-2247:44
Precepts As Container For Practice (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-08-1044:48
Compassion (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-06-2642:31
Eating Meditation (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-06-2241:39
Pain (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-06-1946:57
Walking Meditation (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-06-1551:29
The Spiritual Journey Explaining the Illustrations of the 10 Bulls (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-06-0544:00
Mindfulness Meditation Tape 5 (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-05-2545:34
Introduction to Meditation: Thoughts (Week4) (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-05-1855:34
Gratitude (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-04-1743:37
Self Importance (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-04-1042:53
Investivation: An Inquiring Mind (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-03-2745:15
Buddhist Creation Story (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-03-2047:23
Intentions (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-03-1352:02
Speaking Listening (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-03-0634:36
Sexuality (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-02-2146:27
Diversity (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-02-1342:31
Dana and Precepts (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-02-0646:34
Clinging to Views and Opinions (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-01-2948:25
New Year's Resolution (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1995-01-0235:27
Peace (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-12-1946:19
Behind the Curtain (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-12-1247:23
Loving Kindness (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-11-1430:15
The Four Noble Truths (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-10-1761:03
The Four Noble Truths (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-10-0152:21
Monkey Mind(Poor Quality) (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-08-3046:43
Monkey Mind(Substandard Quality) (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-08-2939:01
Time (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-06-271:25:41
Resolve (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-06-1438:23
Intoxicants (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-06-0637:48
Views (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-06-0646:42
Generosity (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-05-3036:28
Fear (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-05-0951:02
The Three Treasures(SubstandardAudio) (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1994-03-2146:10
In Appreciation of Anger (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1993-10-0141:33
Self No Self (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1993-04-1144:10
Minfulness of Body (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1993-04-0846:37
Shame (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1993-03-161:33:46
Going for Refuge Class 4 (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1991-05-2967:24
Tips for Seshin (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1988-03-2567:19
ZMC (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1988-02-1562:29
Airport (Archive Talk - Low Quality) 1985-06-0619:21

 

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