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Gil Fronsdal

Gil Fronsdal is the senior guiding co-teacher at the Insight Meditation Center (IMC) in Redwood City, California and the Insight Retreat Center in Santa Cruz, California. He started Buddhist practice in 1975, and has been teaching for IMC since 1990. Gil is an authorized teacher in two traditions: the Insight Meditation lineage of Theravada Buddhism of Southeast Asia, and Japanese Soto Zen. He holds a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from Stanford. He is a husband and the father of two sons.



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Dharmette: Stories from the Monastery Within 2021-05-1413:06
Guided Meditation: Entering the Present 2021-05-1429:50
Dharmette: Stories - The Golden Deer 2021-05-1314:19
Guided Meditation: Mindful Kindness 2021-05-1330:41
Dharmette: Stories - The Golden Goose 2021-05-1212:36
Guided Meditation: Breathing Generously 2021-05-1233:13
Dharmette: Stories - The Sky is Falling 2021-05-1112:07
Guided Meditation: Breathing with Distractions 2021-05-1131:30
Dharmette: Stories - The Parrot and the Fire 2021-05-1012:43
Guided Meditation: Sacrificing Self for Oneself 2021-05-1032:20
Seeing the Traces of the Path 2021-05-0922:43
Guided Meditation: Recognizing the Way Forward 2021-05-0936:26
The Four Practices of FEAR
2021-05-0228:07
Guided Meditation: Seeing But Not Being Emotions 2021-05-0236:39
Earth Day and the Art of Living 2021-04-2526:46
Guided Meditation: With a Light Touch 2021-04-2535:00
Harmony of Zen and Vipassana (5 of 5) Prescriptive & Descriptive 2021-04-2316:58
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of How We Are 2021-04-2331:22
Harmony of Zen and Vipassana (4 of 5) The Suchness of Thinking 2021-04-2213:32
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Thinking 2021-04-2232:12
Harmony of Zen and Vipassana (3 of 5) The Suchness of Emotions 2021-04-2113:37
Guided Meditation: Mindfulnes of Emotions 2021-04-2131:27
Harmony of Zen and Vipassana (2 of 5) The Dharma's Body 2021-04-2013:20
Guided Meditation: The Body's Awareness 2021-04-2031:21
Harmony of Zen and Vipassana (1 of 5) 2021-04-1913:29
Guided Meditation: Simplicity 2021-04-1931:51
Harmony of Zen and Vipassana (Series) 2021-04-193:49:30
Second Arrows and Open Windows 2021-04-1826:27
Guided Meditation: Trusting Breathing 2021-04-1836:22
Refuge (5 of 5) Refuge in Freedom 2021-04-1613:01
Guided Meditation: Letting Go and Letting Be 2021-04-1632:42
Refuge (4 of 5) Actions as Refuge 2021-04-1513:47
Guided Meditation: Allowing What Is 2021-04-1531:47
Refuge (3 of 5) Refuge in Self 2021-04-1413:32
Guided Meditation: With Assurance 2021-04-1430:23
Refuge (2 of 5) Refuge in Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha 2021-04-1315:11
Refuge (1 of 5): Introduction 2021-04-1215:01
Guided Mediation: Nature 2021-04-1231:37
Refuge (Series) 2021-04-123:17:04
Mindfulness of Breathing (73) Practice with Confidence 2021-04-0911:42
Guided Meditation (73) Confidence 2021-04-0929:24
Mindfulness of Breathing (72) Independence, Freedom, Ending 2021-04-0816:17
Guided Meditation (72) Stillness, Silence, Spaciousness 2021-04-0831:20
Mindfulness of Breathing (71) Seven Factors of Awakening 2021-04-0714:13
Guided Meditation (71) Radical Simplicity 2021-04-0731:51
Mindfulness of Breathing (70) Four Foundations of Mindfulness 2021-04-0611:45
Guided Meditation (70) No Past, No Future 2021-04-0631:51
Mindfulness of Breathing (69) Practice as Onward Leading 2021-04-0513:51
Guided Meditation (69) The Goal in the Means 2021-04-0531:53
Overcoming Hate with Non-hate 2021-04-0427:16
Guided Meditation: Calming Awareness 2021-04-0436:58
Mindfulness of Breathing (68) Relinquishment as Generosity 2021-04-0224:07
Guided Meditation (68) Giving Attention 2021-04-0231:10
Mindfulness of Breathing (67) Sacred Absence 2021-04-0114:37
Guided Meditation (67) Sacred Absence, Sacred Presence 2021-04-0131:26
Mindfulness of Breathing (66) Fading of Compulsion 2021-03-3113:43
Guided Meditation (66) Ease and Easing Up 2021-03-3132:16
Mindfulness of Breathing (65) Fading of Attachment 2021-03-3011:39
Guided Meditation (65) Continuous Arising and Passing 2021-03-3031:37
Mindfulness of Breathing (64) The Lesson of Inconstancy 2021-03-2913:25
Guided Meditation (64) Freedom as Things Pass 2021-03-2931:22
Accompanying, Knowing, and Liberating Grief 2021-03-2838:38
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness as Accompanying, Knowing, and Liberating 2021-03-2834:07
Mindfulness of Breathing (63) Breaking the Spell 2021-03-2635:28
Guided Meditation (63) Receptive to What Appears 2021-03-2632:02
Mindfulness of Breathing (62) Opening to Constant Change 2021-03-2513:01
Guided Meditation (62) Constant Change 2021-03-2532:09
Mindfulness of Breathing (61) Inconstancy of Experience 2021-03-2413:28
Guided Meditation (61) Observing Inconstancy 2021-03-2432:39
Mindfulness of Breathing (60) The Present is Change 2021-03-2313:54
Guided Meditation (60) Observing Change 2021-03-2331:13
Mindfulness of Breathing (59) Observation and Insight 2021-03-2213:13
Guided Meditation (59) Observing Experience 2021-03-2231:58
Mindfulness of Breathing (58) Liberating the Mind 2021-03-1913:40
Guided Meditation: (58) Letting Go 2021-03-1929:36
Mindfulness of Breathing (57) Meditative Seclusion 2021-03-1811:43
Guided Meditation (57) Absorption 2021-03-1833:10
Mindfulness of Breathing (56) Signposts for Samādhi 2021-03-1713:39
Guided Meditation (56) Tranquility and Steadiness 2021-03-1732:22
Mindfulness of Breathing (55) Abiding in Harmony 2021-03-1615:13
Guided Meditation (55) Abiding and Receiving 2021-03-1632:20
Mindfulness of Breathing (54) Deepening Samādhi 2021-03-1512:19
Guided Meditation: Quiet and Steady 2021-03-1532:07
Selfishness and Freedom from Selfishness 2021-03-1429:25
Guided Meditation: Unsticking Oneself 2021-03-1436:43
Mindfulness of Breathing (53) Analogies for Samādhi 2021-03-1214:42
Guided Meditation (53) Assurance 2021-03-1232:40
Mindfulness of Breathing (52) Wholesome Nourishment for Samādhi 2021-03-1112:57
Guided Meditation (52) Nourishing the Mind 2021-03-1132:17
Mindfulness of Breathing (51) Samādhi 2021-03-1012:34
Guided Meditation (51) Centering Concentration 2021-03-1032:42
Mindfulness of Breathing (50) Equanimity Factor of Awakening (part 2) 2021-03-0911:46
Guided Meditation (50) Equanimity 2021-03-0931:12
Mindfulness of Breathing (49) Equanimity Factor of Awakening (part 1) 2021-03-0814:13
Guided Meditation (49) Balance 2021-03-0831:47
Mindfulness of Breathing (48) Samādhi Factor of Awakening 2021-03-0714:03
Guided Meditation: Samādhi 2021-03-0743:07
Saturday Instructions: Simplicity and How We Are Aware
7 Day Online Insight Retreat: Feb - Mar 2021, Gil Fronsdal/Ines Freedman with bruni dávila for auditor support
2021-03-0646:20
Mindfulness of Breathing (47) Tranquility Factor of Awakening 2021-03-0614:43
Guided Meditation: Tranquility 2021-03-0644:19

 

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