New online retreat opportunity!

Eight-day on-line retreat with US dharma teacher Gil Fronsdal12-20 February Due to Covid, this retreat is NOW FULLY ON-LINE and there are just a couple of places available This eight-day on-line retreat offers a rare opportunity to connect with one of the most highly-respected insight teachers in the US, Gil Fronsdal. Option 1: Online retreat  Held in silence …

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October 2014 full moon – viriya / heroic energy

Viriya: persistence; energy; vigour; courageous effort; heroic exertion I recently had the good fortune to sit a two-week retreat offered by Gil Fronsdal at the Insight Retreat Center near Santa Cruz, California.  As Gil led us deeper and deeper into one of the core texts on mindfulness of breathing, the Anapanasati Sutta, I again found …

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