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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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A Dharmic LIfe (1 of 5) The Body as your Monastery 2021-06-1412:52
Guided Meditation: Body-Centered Mindfulness 2021-06-1431:11
Speaking as a Gift 2021-06-1322:13
Guided Meditation: Meditating in Truth 2021-06-1334:34
Mettā Sutta (5 of 5) Breathing Room for the Good Heart 2021-06-1113:44
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Metta 2021-06-1130:41
Mettā Sutta (4 of 5) Cultivating a Boundless Heart 2021-06-1013:50
Guided Meditation: Unlimited Mind 2021-06-1031:51
Mettā Sutta (3 of 5) With No Anger 2021-06-0913:30
Guided Meditation: Meeting the Unwholesome with the Wholesome 2021-06-0931:04
Guided Meditation: Wholesome Desire in Meditation 2021-06-0830:25
Mettā Sutta (2 of 5) Intentions of Goodwill 2021-06-0814:54
Mettā Sutta (1 of 5) Foundations for Goodwill 2021-06-0715:10
Guided Meditation: Calm and Gentle 2021-06-0731:20
Metta Sutta (Series) 2021-06-071:31:51
Buddha's Criticism of Caste Divisions 2021-06-0628:55
Meditating from an Ethical Core 2021-06-0636:23
Kusala (10 of 10) The Wholesome Dharma 2021-06-0412:07
Guided Meditation: Friendly Mindfulness 2021-06-0430:08
Kusala (9 of 10) The Buddha's Teaching to his Son 2021-06-0312:41
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness as Honesty 2021-06-0331:42
Kusala (8 of 10) Skillfulness 2021-06-0213:51
Guided Meditation: Contentment 2021-06-0229:34
Kusala (7 of 10) Growing the Wholesome 2021-06-0116:36
Guided Meditation: Growing With Awareness 2021-06-0126:58
Kusala (6 of 10) Ten Wholesome Actions 2021-05-3114:34
Guided Meditation: Wholesome Breathing 2021-05-3130:10
Closing Dharmette
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-3029:12
Evening Reflection: Day 14
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-294:56
Morning Instruction: Day 14
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2950:34
Liberative Dependent Arising: Khaya Nana (Knowledge & Vision of Liberation)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2845:26
Kusala (5 of 10) Seeing Wisely the Unwholesome 2021-05-2815:09
Evening Reflection: Day 11
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-276:08
Morning Instruction: Day 11
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2735:34
Kusala (4 of 10) The Roots of the Unwholesome: Greed, Hatred and Delusion 2021-05-2713:42
Guided Meditation: Deep Relaxation 2021-05-2731:03
Liberative Dependent Arising: Viraga (Dispassion)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2632:14
Kusala (3 of 10) Understanding the Unwholesome 2021-05-2614:01
Guided Meditation: Avoiding the Unwholesome 2021-05-2629:22
Evening Reflection: Day 9
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-258:37
Morning Instruction: Day 9
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2547:52
Kusala (2 of 10) Discerning the Wholesome and Unwholesome 2021-05-2513:37
Guided Meditation: Doing the Wholesome 2021-05-2532:24
Liberative Dependent Arising:Yatha Bhuta (Seeing Things as They Are)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2448:34
Kusala (1 of 10) Wholesome and Unwholesome - Introduction 2021-05-2414:03
Guided Meditation: Avoiding Harm, Doing the Beneficial 2021-05-2429:31
Kusala (Series) 2021-05-242:57:46
Evening Reflection: Day 7
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-232:46
Sunday Morning Instructions
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2355:58
Liberative Dependent Arising: Sukha (Happiness)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2243:16
Evening Reflections: Day 4
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-217:21
Friday Morning Instruction: Mindfulness of Thinking
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2156:07
Sutta Stories - The Buddha's Last Year 2021-05-2116:04
Guided Meditation:Calm Ongoingness 2021-05-2129:16
Liberative Dependent Arising-Joy (piti)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2058:40
Sutta Stories - Aṅgulimāla's Conversion
2021-05-2014:19
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness as Truthfulness 2021-05-2031:43
Wednesday Morning Instruction: Feel Everything in the Body
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-1949:03
Sutta Stories - The Lady and Her Servant
2021-05-1913:31
Guided Meditation: Steady Attention on Breathing 2021-05-1930:33
Liberative Dependent Arising: Saddha (Faith)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-1845:14
Sutta Stories - Fruit of Spiritual Practice 2021-05-1815:58
Guided Meditation: Opening and Welcoming 2021-05-1831:45
Monday Evening Reflections: Day 1
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-179:01
Monday Morning Instructions: Day 1, Gil Fronsdal; ends with Walking Instructions, Ines Freedman
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-1751:44
Sutta Stories - Preservation of Truth 2021-05-1717:02
Guided Meditation: Direct Experience 2021-05-1730:29
Sunday Opening the Meditation Hall: Sitting Meditation and Dharmette
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-1638:54
The Long Game of Practice: Conditioning and Skills 2021-05-1629:25
Guided Meditation: Letting Go of Thoughts 2021-05-1635:38
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
Stories (Series) 2021-05-103:42:30
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

 

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