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Gil Fronsdal's Dharma Talks
Gil Fronsdal
Right now I'm deeply involved with developing an urban meditation center in my community. It's important for me to sink my teaching roots into a commitment to my community, to ongoing relationships with people as they practice inside retreats and out of retreats. What are all the ways Sangha is relevant and applicable to our family life, our work, and our play?
2009-03-12 The Perfection of Resolve 58:33
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation March Month Long
2009-03-05 The Perfection Of Renunciation 58:57
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation March Month Long
2008-12-31 Stilling The Constructions Of Mind 49:40
Spirit Rock Meditation Center New Years Retreat
2008-12-27 Seven Factors Of Awakening 58:22
Spirit Rock Meditation Center New Years Retreat
2008-12-12 Constructions And Their Fading 56:18
A core part of Dharma practice is bringing to peace our mental construction, the talk discusses this in context of three aspects of the present experience: what is happening, our relationship to what is happening, and the subject who experiences all of this.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation
2007-12-28 How And The Quality Of Mind 58:40
By knowing oneself through how we relate to experience shows us how to develop the freedom of mind
Spirit Rock Meditation Center New Year's Insight Meditation Retreat
2007-12-13 Here 51:34
Here and how we are with here
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation Retreat
2006-12-16 Bahiya And The Simplicity Of Freedom 53:09
A discussion of the simplicity of mindfulness as a path to freedom as presented in the Bahiya Sutta.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2003-12-31 No Part Left Out: The Unity Of Wisdom And Compassion 41:30
A talk on the integration of mindfulness and loving kindness, and on the importance of compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2001-08-08 Self, Suffering And The Relational Self 60:37
This talk presents a discussion on the Buddha's discourses on the Four Noble Truths and Not-self, with reflections on the importance of our "relational self".

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