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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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Mindfulness of Breathing (43) Mindfulness Factor of Awakening 2021-03-0113:55
Guided Meditation: Being Aware 2021-03-0146:47
Letting Go: What is Abandoned and What is Gained 2021-02-2824:49
Guided Meditation: Simplicity 2021-02-2834:46
Mindfulness of Breathing (42) Delighting the Mind 2021-02-2612:19
Guided Meditation: Delight 2021-02-2631:36
Mindfulness of Breathing (41) Seeing Openness of Mind 2021-02-2511:16
Guided Meditation: Opening the Mind 2021-02-2532:16
Mindfulness of Breathing (40) Unlimited Mind 2021-02-2413:31
Guided Meditation: Expansive Mind 2021-02-2432:57
Mindfulness of Breathing (39) Luminous Mind 2021-02-2311:58
Guided Meditation: Beautiful Mind 2021-02-2333:36
Mindfulness of Breathing (38) Experiencing the Mind 2021-02-2214:33
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Mind 2021-02-2231:45
Mindfulness of Breathing (37) Skilled in Tension to be Free of Tension
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-2013:28
Guided Meditation: The Influence of Relaxation
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-2045:28
Refuge in Nibbana
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1951:02
Mindfulness of Breathing (36) Embodiment Leading to Joy
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-199:16
Guided Meditation: Contentment
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1945:31
Mindfulness of Breathing (35) Unknotting
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1811:19
Breathing with Challenges
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1847:13
Refuge in Oneself
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1746:36
Mindfulness of Breathing (34) Tranquility and Liberation
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1710:24
Guided Meditation: Tranquility
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1743:46
Mindfulness of Breathing (33) Establishing Awareness
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1610:52
Guided Meditation: Harmonious Mindfulness
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1647:17
Mindfulness of Breathing (32) Simplicity with Breathing
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1510:16
Guided Meditation: Keeping it Simple
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1544:47
Buddhist Practice and Strength 2021-02-1424:55
Guided Meditation: Rooted in the Breath 2021-02-1435:57
Mindfulness of Breathing (31) Wondrous Mind 2021-02-1211:43
Guided Meditation: Meditating in Beauty 2021-02-1235:26
Mindfulness of Breathing (30) The Mind as Activity 2021-02-1113:30
Guided Meditation: Knowing and Calming the Mind 2021-02-1131:07
Mindfulness of Breathing (29) Trusting the Calm Mind 2021-02-1012:10
Guided Meditation: Relaxing Mental Activity 2021-02-1032:46
Mindfulness of Breathing (28) Feeling Thinking 2021-02-0914:04
Guided Meditation: Observing Thinking 2021-02-0931:28
Mindfulness of Breathing (27) Step 7: Experiencing Mental Formations 2021-02-0811:43
Guided Meditation: Accompanying Mental Activity 2021-02-0835:12
Intimacy and Desire 2021-02-0723:11
Guided Meditation: Intimacy 2021-02-0737:54
Mindfulness of Breathing (26) Imagining, Visualizing, and Freedom 2021-02-0513:16
Guided Meditation: Imagining Clarity 2021-02-0531:52
Mindfulness of Breathing (25) Similes for Samādhi 2021-02-0417:16
Guided Meditation: Imagination for Concentration 2021-02-0430:54
Mindfulness of Breathing (24) Imaginings for Gladness 2021-02-0313:33
Guided Meditation: Images for Meditation 2021-02-0333:13
Mindfulness of Breathing (23) Inspiration Through Imagination 2021-02-0213:54
Guided Meditation: Imagination for Meditation 2021-02-0229:31
Mindfulness of Breathing (22) Mind-Body Gladdening 2021-02-0110:07
Guided Meditation: Breathing Calms the Mind 2021-02-0132:07
Mindfulness of Breathing (21) Q&A on Breath Meditation 2021-01-2918:46
Guided Meditation: Breathing with Pleasure 2021-01-2931:00
Mindfulness of Breathing (20) Absorbed in Breathing 2021-01-2813:43
Guided Meditation: Joy that Includes All 2021-01-2831:57
Mindfulness of Breathing (19) Meditative Joy and Happiness 2021-01-2713:42
Guided Meditation: Upwelling Pleasure 2021-01-2731:54
Mindfulness of Breathing (18) Allowing for Pleasure 2021-01-2615:18
Guided Meditation: Pleasure 2021-01-2631:31
Mindfulness of Breathing (17) Fifth Step: Well-being 2021-01-2514:34
Guided Meditation: Allowing Well-being 2021-01-2531:13
Question & Answer Session 2021-01-2430:37
Guided Meditation: Meditating in the Body 2021-01-2436:06
Mindfulness of Breathing (16) Clarifying Attitudes 2021-01-2214:58
Guided Meditation: Simple Continuity 2021-01-2229:00
Mindfulness of Breathing (15) Supported by Pleasure 2021-01-2111:46
Guided Meditation: Breathing With Pleasure 2021-01-2129:40
Mindfulness of Breathing (14) Feeling Calmness 2021-01-2012:12
Guided Meditation: Feeling Relaxation 2021-01-2033:10
Mindfulness of Breathing (13) Cultivating Tranquility 2021-01-1912:07
Guided Meditation: Exhale and Relax 2021-01-1928:16
Mindfulness of Breathing (12) Relaxation and the Fourth Step 2021-01-1813:43
Guided Meditation: Recognition Leading to Relaxation 2021-01-1833:05
Mindfulness of Breathing (11) Earth, Water, Fire, and Air 2021-01-1730:04
Earth, Water, Fire and Air 2021-01-1730:04
Guided Meditation: Deepening with Sensations 2021-01-1736:04
Mindfulness of Breathing (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: Intimacy with Breathing 2021-01-0533:40
Mindfulness of Breathing (1) Introduction 2021-01-0414:57
Guided Meditation: Simplicity with Breathing 2021-01-0427:43
Mindfulness of Breathing - Ānāpānasati (Series) 2021-01-0456:55:02

 

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