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Tricycle presents audio dharma teachings as our newest service to the growing community of website visitors. Each week we will offer new teachings that can be downloaded for personal use. Please refer to downloading instructions below.
- Gil Fronsdal's "Introduction to Meditation" — Listen to Podcast Now
GIL FRONSDAL has practiced Zen and Vipassana since 1975 and has a Ph.D.
in Buddhist Studies from Stanford. He has trained in both the Japanese
Soto Zen tradition and the Insight Meditation lineage of Theravada
Buddhism of Southeast Asia. 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 has been the primary teacher for the Insight Meditation Center in
Redwood City, California since 1990. He is a husband and father of two
For more information or to hear more talks by Fronsdal, please visit Audio Dharma
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