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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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Earth, Water, Fire, and Air 2021-01-1730:04
Guided Meditation: Deepening with Sensations 2021-01-1736:04
Mindfulness of the Body (10): At Home with the Body 2021-01-1513:37
Guided Meditation: "Stay home" in the Body 2021-01-1533:12
Mindfulness of Breathing (9): Breathing with the Body 2021-01-1412:36
Guided Meditation: Breathing with the Body 2021-01-1430:32
Mindfulness of Breathing (8): Four Dimensions of Breathing 2021-01-1313:31
Guided Meditation: Guided Tour of Breathing (2) 2021-01-1333:40
Mindfulness of Breathing (7): Breathing and Mind 2021-01-1211:37
Guided Meditation: Guided Tour of Breathing 2021-01-1234:13
Mindfulness of Breathing (6): Distinctions and Step 3 2021-01-1111:18
Guided Meditation: Experiencing Disctinctions 2021-01-1133:43
What is Important 2021-01-1024:24
Guided Meditation: Trusting the Practice More Than the "Self" 2021-01-1039:57
Mindfulness of Breathing (5): Receptive Awareness 2021-01-0812:12
Guided Meditation: Receptive Awareness of Breathing 2021-01-0831:53
Mindfulness of Breathing (4): Steps 1 and 2 - Experiencing Breathing 2021-01-0713:00
Guided Meditation: Constancy and Inconstancy of Breathing 2021-01-0732:55
Mindfulness of Breathing (3): Introduction 2021-01-0614:37
Guided Meditation: "Here" with Breathing 2021-01-0633:57
Mindfulness of Breathing (2): Introduction 2021-01-0512:19
Guided Meditation on Intimacy with Breathing 2021-01-0533:40
Mindfulness of Breathing (1): Introduction 2021-01-0414:57
Mindfulness of Breathing (Series) 2021-01-041:30:01
Guided Meditaton on Simplicity with Breathing 2021-01-0427:43
Four Noble Truths All at Once 2021-01-0329:51
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Breathing 2021-01-0336:59
Brahmavihāras: Equanimity (5 of 5) 2021-01-0111:16
Guided Meditation on Brahmavihāras 2021-01-0134:04
Brahmavihāras: Equanimity (4 of 5) 2020-12-3113:27
Guided Meditation: Equanimity as Open Space 2020-12-3134:25
Brahmavihāras: Equanimity (3 of 5) 2020-12-3014:11
Guided Meditation: Steadiness of Aim 2020-12-3031:40
Brahmavihāras: Equanimity (2 of 5) 2020-12-2914:25
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Choice 2020-12-2933:58
Brahmavihāras: Equanimity (1 of 5) 2020-12-2814:34
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness with Equanimity 2020-12-2832:25
Equanimity 2020-12-2724:45
Guided Meditation: Simplicity 2020-12-2736:53
Brahmavihāras: Appreciative Joy (5 of 5) 2020-12-2512:51
Guided Meditation: Opening to Joy 2020-12-2531:51
Brahmavihāras: Appreciative Joy (4 of 5) 2020-12-2414:10
Guided Meditation in Appreciative Joy 2020-12-2433:16
Brahmavihāras: Appreciative Joy (3 of 5) 2020-12-2315:04
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Purpose 2020-12-2331:52
Brahmavihāras: Appreciative Joy (2 of 5) 2020-12-2213:48
Guided Meditation: Appreciative Joy with Its Opposite 2020-12-2235:07
Brahmavihāras: Appreciative Joy (1 of 5) 2020-12-2114:03
Guided Meditation: Appreciative Mindfulness 2020-12-2133:34
Mudita: Rejoicing in Others 2020-12-2026:36
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness With Delight 2020-12-2037:05
Brahmaviharas: Compassion (5 of 5) 2020-12-1814:31
Guided Meditation: Radiating Compassion 2020-12-1835:02
Guided Meditation: Non-Resistance to Suffering 2020-12-1633:45
Brahmaviharas: Compassion (3 of 5) 2020-12-1614:51
Brahmavihāras: Compassion (2 of 5) 2020-12-1515:34
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness as the Door to Compassion 2020-12-1532:06
Brahmavihāras: Compassion (1 of 5) 2020-12-1415:15
Guided Meditation: The Doorway of the Present 2020-12-1433:10
Saturday Evening Reflection: Metta
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-1211:18
Saturday Morning Instruction through Mindfulness Practice
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-1247:39
Friday Dharma Talk
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-1149:00
Brahmavihāras: Loving-Kindness (5 of 5) 2020-12-1113:04
Guided Meditation: Loving-Kindness 2020-12-1129:37
Thursday Evening Reflection
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-108:07
Thrusday Morning Instruction: How We Are Aware
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-1052:06
Brahmavihāras: Loving-Kindness (4 of 5) 2020-12-1014:04
Guided Meditation: Radiating Loving-Kindness 2020-12-1029:10
Wednesday Dharma Talk: Freedom of the Full Moon
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-0945:01
Brahmavihāras: Loving-Kindness (3 of 5) 2020-12-0915:15
Guided Meditation: Everything is Important 2020-12-0933:07
Tuesday Evening Reflection
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-088:53
Tuesday Morning Instructions: Mindfulness of Breathing
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-0855:46
Brahmavihāras: Loving-Kindness (2 of 5) 2020-12-0816:01
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Aspiration 2020-12-0830:55
Monday Dharma Talk: The Path with Freedom
Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Matthew Brensilver, assisted by Ines Freedman, Dec 6th-13th, 2020
2020-12-0746:40
Brahmavihāras: Loving-Kindness (1 of 5) 2020-12-0713:22
Brahmavihāras (Series) 2020-12-074:07:39
Guided Meditation: Love Within 2020-12-0730:13
Two Universes: The Utilitarian and The Appreciative 2020-12-0624:30
Guided Meditation: Trust Emergence 2020-12-0636:27
Eightfold Path: Right Release 2020-12-0412:21
Guided Meditation: Radical Simplicity 2020-12-0433:10
Guided Meditation: Letting Go 2020-12-0332:28
Eightfold Path: Right Knowledge 2020-12-0311:55
Eightfold Path: Right Concentration (4 of 4) 2020-12-0213:45
Guided Meditation: Mindful of Interest 2020-12-0231:07
Eightfold Path: Right Concentration (3 of 4) 2020-12-0114:49
Guided Meditation: Beginning Again and Sustaining 2020-12-0132:52
Eightfold Path: Right Concentration (2 of 4) 2020-11-3014:48
Guided Meditation: Tender, Caring Attention 2020-11-3031:13
Doing One Thing At A Time and Consistency 2020-11-2925:13
Guided Meditation: Doing One Thing At A Time 2020-11-2933:55
Eightfold Path: Right Concentration (1 of 4) 2020-11-2714:00
Guided Meditation: Concentration on Breathing 2020-11-2728:54
Eightfold Path: Right Mindfulness (6 of 6) 2020-11-2613:48
Guided Meditation: Seven Factors of Awakening 2020-11-2632:08
Eightfold Path: Right Mindfulness (5 of 6) 2020-11-2514:06
Guided Meditation: Mindful "With" Difficulties 2020-11-2530:42
Eightfold Path: Right Mindfulness (4 of 6) 2020-11-2415:06

 

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