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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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Paramis (2 of 10) Virtuous Behavior 2020-08-0416:16
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Non-Harming 2020-08-0428:03
Paramis (1 of 10) Generosity 2020-08-0312:31
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness with Generosity 2020-08-0329:12
John Lewis and Persevering with Non-harming 2020-08-0227:07
Wise Speech (5 of 5) Do I have Goodwill? 2020-07-3114:47
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness with Goodwill 2020-07-3131:43
Wise Speech (4 of 5) Is it Beneficial? 2020-07-3013:47
Guided Meditation: What is Happening and our Relationship to It 2020-07-3029:40
Wise Speech (3 of 5) Is it Nourishing? 2020-07-2913:19
Wise Speech (2 of 5) Is it Timely? 2020-07-2815:14
Guided Meditation: Being in Time 2020-07-2829:17
Wise Speech (1 of 5) Is it True? 2020-07-2717:33
Guided Meditation: Awareness Through the Body 2020-07-2732:02
Speech that Nourishes 2020-07-2626:53
Guided Meditation: Inner Resources 2020-07-2637:19
Be, See, Free, We (10 of 10) insight Into Not-Self 2020-07-1947:16
Sunday 9:00 am Meditation and Instruction
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1942:32
Be, See, Free, We (9 of 10) Strength and Confidence 2020-07-1917:25
Guided Meditation: Strength and Assurance 2020-07-1930:34
Be, See, Free, We (8 of 10) Insight Into Suffering and the Painful 2020-07-1838:09
Be, See, Free, We (7 of 10) Happiness 2020-07-1816:02
Guided Meditation: Happiness 2020-07-1831:04
Be, See, Free, We (6 of 10) Stability Reveals Inconstancy 2020-07-1735:32
Be, See, Free, We (5 of 10) Being Stable 2020-07-1714:01
Guided Meditation: Stability 2020-07-1730:31
Be, See, Free, We (4 of 10) The Emptiness Door of Liberation 2020-07-1614:09
Guided Meditation: Opening to More than Self 2020-07-1631:44
Be, See, Free, We (3 of 10) The Desireless Door of Liberation 2020-07-1512:51
Guided Meditation: Freedom from Desire 2020-07-1531:51
Be, See, Free, We (2 of 10) The Signless Door of Liberation 2020-07-1413:07
Guided Meditation: Doing Nothing 2020-07-1433:56
Be, See, Free, We (1 of 10) Doors of Liberation 2020-07-1313:26
Guided Meditation: Mindful of Here 2020-07-1330:54
Dharma Samadhi (5 of 5) Concentration 2020-07-1225:53
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness as Honesty 2020-07-1236:45
Community Zoom Meeting 2020-07-1041:28
Dharma Samadhi (5 of 5) Concentration
2020-07-1026:29
Dharma Samadhi (4 of 5) Happiness 2020-07-0915:46
Guided Meditation: Well-Being Arising from the Body 2020-07-0931:43
Dharma Samadhi (3 of 5) Tranquility 2020-07-0813:07
Guided Meditation: Tranquility 2020-07-0830:58
Dharma Samadhi (2 of 5) Gladness and Joy 2020-07-0717:07
Guided Meditation: Meditating with "Yes" 2020-07-0731:22
Dharma Samadhi (1 of 5) Carried by Inspiration 2020-07-0615:49
Guided Meditation: Joy in Meditation 2020-07-0631:32
Training in Freedom 2020-07-0530:28
Guided Meditation: The Interface of Agitation and Peace 2020-07-0535:55
Fear (4 of 4) Wholesome and Unwholesome Fear 2020-07-0246:25
Guided Meditation: Protecting the Wholesome 2020-07-0232:16
Fear (3 of 4) Friendly toward Fear and What is Fearless 2020-07-0113:53
Guided Meditation: Friendly Toward Fear 2020-07-0132:01
Fear (2 of 4) Our Relationship to Fear 2020-06-3014:57
Guided Meditation: Meditating from Safety 2020-06-3031:35
Fear (1 of 4) Understanding Fear 2020-06-2915:43
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Trust 2020-06-2931:22
Liberating Speech: Uniting Those Who are Divided 2020-06-2830:48
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Truth 2020-06-2835:01
The Roots (5 of 5) Delusion 2020-06-2645:24
Guided Meditation: Healing Awareness 2020-06-2632:32
The Roots (4 of 5) Non-Hate 2020-06-2515:46
Guided Meditation: Non-Hate 2020-06-2531:14
The Roots (3 of 5) Hostility 2020-06-2415:15
Guided Meditation: Seeing not Being Aversion 2020-06-2431:18
Guided Meditation: The Sources of Awareness 2020-06-2330:19
The Roots (2 of 5) Lack or Fullness 2020-06-2315:39
The Roots (1 of 5) The Roots of Behavior 2020-06-2213:21
Guided Meditation: Seeing in a New Way 2020-06-2233:45
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Beauty 2020-06-1932:18
The Ethical Heart (5 of 5) The Roots of Ethics 2020-06-1914:02
The Ethical Heart (4 of 5) The Ten Wholesome Actions 2020-06-1814:35
Guided Meditation: This Too 2020-06-1832:33
Guided Meditation: Compassionate in Meditation 2020-06-1733:01
The Ethical Heart (3 of 5): Wholesome and Skillful 2020-06-1713:10
The Ethical Heart (2 of 5) For the Welfare of Others 2020-06-1613:21

 

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