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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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Dharmette: Honesty as a Spiritual Practice
2017-05-1713:46
Deep Intention 2017-05-1542:11
Afternoon Questions
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-1357:12
Morning Instruction: Radical SImplicity of Knowing 2017-05-1133:01
Intermediate Mindfulness Meditation Class Part 3 Four Foundations of Mindfulness, Seven Factors of Awakening 2017-05-101:26:26
Talk: Seven Factors of Awakening
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-1053:00
Morning Instruction:
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0950:26
Evening Reflection: Compassion supports Insight
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-085:51
Mindfulness of Hindrances
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0853:55
Mindfulness of our Quality of Inner Being
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0739:54
Mindfulness of Feeling Tone Part Two
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0657:15
Morning Instructions: Practicing with the Elements
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0556:44
Mindfulness of the Four Elements/Qualities
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0455:57
Intermediate Mindfulness Meditation Class Part 2 With emphasis on 5 faculties 2017-05-031:19:17
Morning Instructions: Breathing
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0342:22
Evening Reflection
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-025:17
Evening Reflection 2017-05-025:17
Evening Reflection
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-025:17
Mindfulness of Breathing 2017-05-0262:59
Mindfulness of Breathing
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0262:59
Morning Instructions 2017-05-0155:16
Morning Instructions 2017-05-0155:16
Morning Instructions
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-05-0155:16
Opening Evening: Satipatthana Overview 2017-04-3046:56
Opening Evening: Satipatthana Overview
Apr 30-May 14: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2017-04-3046:56
Mindfulness of Breathing: Sacredness of Breathing 2017-04-3040:35
Intermediate Mindfulness Meditation Class Part One 2017-04-261:33:37
Intermediate Mindfulness Meditation Class (Series) 2017-04-264:18:06
General Q&A 2017-04-2440:42
Mindfulness of Breathing: Recognize, Feel, Relax
2017-04-2338:34
Dharmette: Q And A 2017-04-1911:58
Practice Note: Simplicity 2017-04-193:55
Karma 2017-04-1746:18
Mindfulness of Breathing as a Foundation 2017-04-1636:33
Practice Note 2017-04-124:27
Dharmette: One or the Other 2017-04-120:00
Practicing Skillfully
2017-04-0939:27
Dharmette 2017-04-0511:05
Practice Note 2017-04-055:56
In Between Experience 2017-04-0342:22
Content and Discontent 2017-04-0245:11
One Thing at a Time - Hold the Course 2017-04-0135:52
Practice Note 2017-03-294:31
Dharmette: working with I-dent-ification 2017-03-2914:14
Simple Compassion 2017-03-2747:18
The Journey from here to Here 2017-03-2638:26
Dharmette: Strength 2017-02-2210:49
Practice Note:Concentration 2017-02-224:58
Metta Q&A 2017-02-2045:00
The Beginnings of the Buddha's Discourses (with translation in Korean) 2017-02-1941:12
Purification through Knowledge and Vision 2017-02-1639:24
Guided Meditation Instruction 6
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1648:16
Purification through Knowledge and Vision
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1639:24
Purification through Knowledge and Vision ofthe Practice
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1541:22
Guided Meditation Instruction 5
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1548:24
Purification through Knowledge and Vision of What is and What is not the Path
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1443:45
Guided Meditation Instruction 4
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1451:17
Purification of View and Purification of Doubt
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1355:08
Guided Meditation Instruction 3 2017-02-1343:42
Guided Meditation Instruction 3 2017-02-1343:42
Purification of Mind
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1242:07
Guided Meditation Instruction 2
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1253:27
Purification of Virtue
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1146:46
Guided Meditation Instruction 1
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1111:26
Intro to Seven Stages of Purification
Feb 10-17: Gil Fronsdal
2017-02-1025:06
Patience, the Sixth Parami (Dharma Practice Day, February 2017) (Series) 2017-02-1051:39
Dharmette: Physically Aware
2017-02-0811:02
Practice Note: Simplicity 2017-02-085:12
Selfless Love: The Brahma Viharas
2017-02-0643:41
Conditioning Factors For Change
• Conditioning Factors For Change
2017-02-0541:06
Dharmette 2017-02-0112:18
Practice Note 2017-02-017:22
Hatred Never Ends Hatred, by Non Hatred Does it end, This is an Ancient Truth 2017-01-3035:58
Choosing Where We Sit 2017-01-2937:25
Letting go and liberation
Jan 21-28: Gil Fronsdal, Leigh Brasington
2017-01-2758:16
Instruction: Stability, Well-being and Confidence
Jan 21-28: Gil Fronsdal, Leigh Brasington
2017-01-2642:33
Cultivation and Insight: The Three Characteristics and their oppositites
Jan 21-28: Gil Fronsdal, Leigh Brasington
2017-01-2550:54
Instructions: Samadhi and Mindfulness of thinking
Jan 21-28: Gil Fronsdal, Leigh Brasington
2017-01-2439:08
Samadhi
Jan 21-28: Gil Fronsdal, Leigh Brasington
2017-01-2358:28
Instructions: Mindfulness of Breathing
Jan 21-28: Gil Fronsdal, Leigh Brasington
2017-01-2263:35
Dharmette 2017-01-1814:53
Practice Note 2017-01-185:32
Martin Luther King and Love 2017-01-1642:37
Introduction to Eightfold Path 2017-01-1539:02
Effort, the Fifth Parami (Dharma Practice Day, January 2017) (Series) 2017-01-133:23:01
Dharmette: Details 2017-01-1114:57
Practice Note: Recognition 2017-01-113:44
The understanding of the Buddha's teaching on atta. 2017-01-0940:12
Dharmette 2017-01-049:17
Practice Note 2017-01-045:24
The Four Noble Truths 2017-01-0240:41
Guided Meditation (20 minutes): Emotions - Gil Fronsdal
Guided meditations (20 minutes): Breath, Body, Emotions, Thoughts - Gil Fronsdal
2016-12-2920:10
Guided Meditation (20 minutes): Thoughts - Gil Fronsdal
Guided meditations (20 minutes): Breath, Body, Emotions, Thoughts - Gil Fronsdal
2016-12-2920:10
Guided Meditation (20 minutes): The Body - Gil Fronsdal
Guided meditations (20 minutes): Breath, Body, Emotions, Thoughts - Gil Fronsdal
2016-12-2920:04
Guided Meditation (20 minutes): The Breath - Gil Fronsdal
Guided meditations (20 minutes): Breath, Body, Emotions, Thoughts - Gil Fronsdal
2016-12-2920:07
Trust Awareness, Love Everyone 2016-12-2632:48
Dharmette 2016-12-2117:10
Practice Note 2016-12-217:56
Walking for Refuge, The value of Taking Refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, Sangha 2016-12-1944:39
Morning Meditation
IRC 2016-12-11 Dec 11-18: Gil Fronsdal, Andrea Fella
2016-12-1733:45

 

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