The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic with Annotations

The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic with Annotations

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590303801
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 12/05/2006
Series: Buddhism Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 183,292
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Gil Fronsdal has practiced Zen and Insight Meditation since 1975 and has a PhD in Buddhist Studies from Stanford University. He has trained in both the Japanese Soto Zen tradition (San Francisco Zen Center with Suzuki Roshi) and the Insight Meditation school of Theravada Buddhism from 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, and in 1995 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 boys.

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