Teachings Meditation Month 2023
Gil Fronsdal teaches at the Insight Meditation Center and at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He has practiced extensively in the Soto Zen and Theravada Buddhist traditions. He is the author of The Issue at Hand: Essays on Buddhist Mindfulness Practice and the translator of The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic.
How tranquility supports meditation practice and ultimately leads to a deeper sense of contentment and peace
Meditation Meditation Month 2023
What We Gain When We Learn to Let Go
There are two sides to this Buddhist practice: letting go of something and letting go into something.
What the Buddha Taught His Son
The Buddha’s teachings to his son Rahula can offer guidance on imparting spiritual wisdom to children.
How Mindfulness Works Even When It Doesn’t
When focusing on the breath is difficult, look at it as an opportunity to become more aware of the forces of mind and the feelings causing the distractions.
When Mindfulness Is Too Much
How a teacher learned to let go of mindfulness and trust the movement toward greater peace and satisfying stillness
Why I Walk Two Paths
Mahayana is “heretical” and Theravada is for “devils”—at least that’s how they see each other sometimes. In reality, they go hand-in-hand.
The Joy of Giving
Generosity and the "instant karma" it generates
Generosity: The Revolutionary Foundation for Buddhist Practice
Gil Fronsdal will discuss the radical nature of dana, how it can be practiced, and its connection to the path of liberation.
Evaluate Your Meditation
Gil Fronsdal tells us how to get the most out of it.
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