Gil Fronsdal

Gil Fronsdal

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gil Fronsdal (1954) is a Buddhist who has practiced Soto Zen and Vipassana since 1975, and is currently a Buddhist teacher who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. 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 is the guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center (IMC) of Redwood City, California. He is one of the best-known American Buddhists. He has a PhD in Buddhist Studies from Stanford University. His many dharma talks available online contain basic information on meditation and Buddhism, as well as subtle concepts of Buddhism explained at the level of the lay person.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135933892
  • 9786135933895