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Richard Shankman's Dharma Talks
Richard Shankman
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Richard Shankman has been a meditator since 1970, and teaches at Dharma centers and groups internationally. He is guiding teacher of the Metta Dharma Foundation, and cofounder of the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies and of Mindful Schools. He practices and teaches meditation that integrates compassion, mindfulness, concentration and insight as one path of practice. Richard is the author of The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation and The Experience of Samadhi.
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2016-03-03 Concentration and Insight 48:37
This is the fifth talk in a 5-part speaker series titled "Balanced Practice." Richard Shankman begins by exploring the nature of the liberation and awakening pointed to by the Buddha, and then examines how meditation supports us on that path.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
In collection Balanced Practice
2016-02-01 The Branches of the Meditation Family 64:35
Dharma Talk from the Monday Night Meditation Class at Spirit Rock on February 1st, 2016
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Month-long
2015-06-27 How Mindfulness, Concentration and Insight Work Together-Part II 68:56
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Angela Center) Awakening Mindfulness and Compassion Retreat
2015-06-27 Day 5 Morning Instructional Sit 59:27
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Angela Center) Awakening Mindfulness and Compassion Retreat
2015-06-25 How Mindfulness, Concentration and Insight Work Together - Part 1 61:21
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Angela Center) Awakening Mindfulness and Compassion Retreat
2014-09-19 Part 5 of 32 Parts of the Body 54:12
Meditation on Bile, Phlegm, Pus, Blood, Sweat and Fat
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2014-09-18 The Wisdom of the Body 57:38
This talk discusses why we bring mindfulness to the body. What are the various insights we can have through these practices and how they can help us.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2014-09-17 Part 2 on 32 Parts of the Body 43:16
Meditation on Flesh, Sinews, Bones, Bone Marrow and Kidneys
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Finding Freedom in the Body: Mindfulness of the Body as a Gateway to Liberation
2013-08-01 Living with Intentional Care and Kindness 47:53
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Family Retreat
2013-01-25 Concentration And Insight Together As One Path of Practice 64:10
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Steadying the Mind: Opening to Insight

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