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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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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
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
Liberative Dependent Arising: Viraga (Dispassion)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2632:14
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
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
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
Liberative Dependent Arising-Joy (piti)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-2058:40
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
Liberative Dependent Arising: Saddha (Faith)
2 week Online Insight Retreat for Experienced Practitioners with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2021-05-1845:14
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
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
Saturday Instructions: Simplicity and How We Are Aware
7 Day Online Insight Retreat: Feb - Mar 2021, Gil Fronsdal/Ines Freedman with bruni dávila for auditor support
2021-03-0646:20
Samadhi Factor of Awakening
7 Day Online Insight Retreat: Feb - Mar 2021, Gil Fronsdal/Ines Freedman with bruni dávila for auditor support
2021-03-0550:40
Mindfulness of Breathing - Joy Factor of Awakening
7 Day Online Insight Retreat: Feb - Mar 2021, Gil Fronsdal/Ines Freedman with bruni dávila for auditor support
2021-03-0513:34
Guided Instruction on Mindfulness of Thinking
7 Day Online Insight Retreat: Feb - Mar 2021, Gil Fronsdal/Ines Freedman with bruni dávila for auditor support
2021-03-0450:34
Effort Factor of Awakening
7 Day Online Insight Retreat: Feb - Mar 2021, Gil Fronsdal/Ines Freedman with bruni dávila for auditor support
2021-03-0345:14
Mindfulness Factor of Awakening
7 Day Online Insight Retreat: Feb - Mar 2021, Gil Fronsdal/Ines Freedman with bruni dávila for auditor support
2021-03-0147:25
Refuge in Nibbana
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1951:02
Refuge in Oneself
1 week Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal, Diana Clark, with Shelley Gault for auditor support
2021-02-1746:36
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
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
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
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
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
Six Actions Leading to Delight
Insight Retreat with Gil and Max for people in their 20's and 30's
2020-11-1542:02
Guided Meditation: Meditating with Generosity
Experienced Students Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2020-09-2331:29
Guided Meditation: Letting Be
Experienced Students Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and Ines Freedman
2020-09-2132:28
August 30, 2:30pm - Dharma Talk - Who Can Untangle The Tangle?
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-3027:23
August 30, 7:30 a.m. Mindfulness of Breathing: Exuberant Joy
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-3012:00
August 30, 7:00 a.m. Guided Meditation: Enjoying Breathing
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-3030:22
August 29, 4:15pm - Dharma Talk - Mindfulness of Thinking + Friendliness
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-2941:45
August 29, 7:30 a.m.: Mindfulness of Breathing (6 of 7) Letting Go
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-2913:24
August 29, 7:00 a.m. Guided Meditation: Breathing and Letting Go
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-2933:04
August 28, 4:15pm - Dharma Talk - Mindfulness of the Body
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-2844:06
August 28, 7:30 a.m. Dharmette: Intimacy with Breathing
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-2812:48
August 28, 7:00 am sit: Guided Meditation: Intimacy with Breathing
4-Day Online Insight Retreat with Gil Fronsdal and assisting teachers.
2020-08-2831:31
Sunday Closing Session
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-191:20:13
Sunday pm Dharma Talk: Not-Self
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1948:11
Sunday 2 om Meditation
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1930:27
Sunday 11:45 am Dharmette
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1921:57
Sunday 11:15 am: Meditating with Ease
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1929:09
Sunday 9:45 am Q&A
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1922:08
Sunday 9:00 am Meditation and Instruction
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1942:32
Sunday 7:30 am Dharmette: Strength and Confidence
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1918:04
Sunday 7 am Guided Meditation: Strength and Assurance
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1930:34
Saturday Evening Meditation and Reflection
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1846:30
Be, See, Free, We (8 0f 10) Insight into Suffering and the Painful
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1841:17
Saturday 2 pm sitting; Q & A (last 15 minutes)
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1850:17
Saturday 11:45 am Dharmette: Perserving What is Valuable
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1813:40
Saturday 11:15 am Guided Meditation
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1828:39
Saturday 9 a.m. Instructions: Clear Awareness in the Present Moment
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1843:49
Saturday early morning Dharmette: Happiness
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1816:02
Saturday 7 am Guided Meditation: Happiness
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1831:04
Friday Evening Sit and Reflection
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1746:29
Friday, 4:00 PM, Dharma Talk - Impermanence
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1735:27
Friday, 2:30 pm, Q & A
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1719:49
Friday, 2 pm Guided Meditation: Steady Mindfuness
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1728:32
Friday Noon Dharmette: Stability and Receptivity
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1714:28
Friday, 9:45 Q & A
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1720:30
Friday, 9 a.m. Instructions: Twofold Stability
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1742:44
Friday, 7:30 am: Be, See, Free, We (4 of 5) Being Stable
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1714:17
Friday 7 am Guided Meditation: Stability
July 16-19, 2020: Strengths and Insights with Gil Fronsdal
2020-07-1730:31
Guided Meditation: Becoming Whole
June 4-7: Gil Fronsdal and Max Erdstein
2020-06-0657:04
Guided Meditation: Responsive Awareness
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-1254:24
Non-Delusion about Self and Not-self
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-1154:01
Reflections on Online Retreats
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-0936:55
Guided Meditation: Ease and How We Lose the Ease
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-0853:15
Clear Comprehension of Domain
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-0744:22
Guided Meditation: This Too
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-0651:54
Clear Comprehension of Purpose
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-0557:33
Guided Instruction: Simplicity of Attention without Self-reference
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-0461:30
Opening, Precepts and Refuges
May 3-13, 2020: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella: Clear Comprehension
2020-05-0324:58
Q and A
Feb 22-29 2020: Gil Fronsdal, Dawn Scott & Neesha Patel
2020-02-2836:42
Guided Meditation: Effortless Mindfulness
Feb 22-29 2020: Gil Fronsdal, Dawn Scott & Neesha Patel
2020-02-2851:22
Guided Meditation: Stability and Steadiness
Feb 22-29 2020: Gil Fronsdal, Dawn Scott & Neesha Patel
2020-02-2751:17
Five Faculties: Concentration
Feb 22-29 2020: Gil Fronsdal, Dawn Scott & Neesha Patel
2020-02-2645:48
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Body
Feb 22-29 2020: Gil Fronsdal, Dawn Scott & Neesha Patel
2020-02-2446:13
Five Faculties: Faith
Feb 22-29 2020: Gil Fronsdal, Dawn Scott & Neesha Patel
2020-02-2345:36
Wecome, Five Faculties, Refuges, and Precepts
Feb 22-29 2020: Gil Fronsdal, Dawn Scott & Neesha Patel
2020-02-2229:43
The Perfections Myth; Q and A
The Ten Perfections: Jan/Feb 2020, Gil Fronsdal/bruni dávila/Gullu Singh
2020-02-0137:28
Guided Meditation: Mindfulness of Attitude
The Ten Perfections: Jan/Feb 2020, Gil Fronsdal/bruni dávila/Gullu Singh
2020-01-3148:51
The Perfections of Truth and Determination
The Ten Perfections: Jan/Feb 2020, Gil Fronsdal/bruni dávila/Gullu Singh
2020-01-3052:54
Guided Instruction: Mindfulness of the Body
The Ten Perfections: Jan/Feb 2020, Gil Fronsdal/bruni dávila/Gullu Singh
2020-01-2846:50
The Perfections of Generosity and Integrity
The Ten Perfections: Jan/Feb 2020, Gil Fronsdal/bruni dávila/Gullu Singh
2020-01-2752:02
Introductory talk
The Ten Perfections: Jan/Feb 2020, Gil Fronsdal/bruni dávila/Gullu Singh
2020-01-2620:09
Wisdom: Benefiting Self and others
Dec 8-15 2019: Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
2019-12-1454:16

 

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