Gil’s New Book: Unhindered Gil’s New Book: Unhindered February 9, 2014 - News Unhindered: A Mindful Path Through the Five Hindrances Gil Fronsdal’s new book is now available. It can be ordered through Amazon and maybe available through special order at a local bookstore. It provides a detailed discussion of each of the five hindrances. These are the mental states that present the most common obstacles to meditation. As such, all meditators should become familiar with the hindrances and how to work with them. The book provides instruction on how to turn the light of mindfulness directly on the hindrances so to transform them from obstructions to steps along the path of freedom. Overcoming the hindrances reveals the beauty of our hearts and the wisdom of a clear mind.