Gil Fronsdal

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.
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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.

By Gil Fronsdal

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