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Richard Shankman's Dharma Talks
Richard Shankman
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.
2010-08-19 The Seven Factors of Enlightenment in relation to Concentration Practice 61:00
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2010-05-29 Third Noble Truth 52:58
Insight Santa Cruz
2010-02-02 Integrating Practice into Your Life 40:43
Reflecting on our deepest aspirations. Bringing mindfulness into our life is where the rubber meets the road. The moment you realize you are not present, you are! There may come a time when you come to know that all that comes up in your life is the practice.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat
2010-02-02 Guided Meditation on Death 41:37
Guided meditation reflecting on death.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat
2010-02-01 Guided Meditation on Bile, Phlegm, Pus, Blood, Sweat, Fat 39:49
This is a guided meditation on the 32 Parts of the Body beginning with Bile, Phlegm, Pus, Blood, Sweat, Fat. The practice involves reciting the parts verbally and then mentally and to know the color, shape, location, direction, delimitation, as well as the definition and function of each part. The methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can help the meditator understand the true nature of the body and no self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat
2010-01-31 Mindfulness of the Body as the Doorway Into The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 52:49
Description: This talk begins with an explanation of the goal of Buddhist practice, liberation through non-clinging. Then it discusses that insight is what leads to liberation and the four foundations of mindfulness is the practice leading to insight. We discuss how the first foundation of mindfulness, mindfulness of the body, is a doorway opening to and integrating with the entire four foundations of mindfulness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat
2010-01-31 Guided Meditation on Flesh, Sinews, Bone, Bone Marrow, Kidneys 44:49
This is a guided meditation on the 32 Parts of the Body beginning with Flesh, Sinews, Bone, Bone Marrow, Kidneys. The practice involves reciting the parts verbally and then mentally and to know the color, shape, location, direction, delimitation, as well as the definition and function of each part. The methodical practice of the 32 Parts of the Body Meditation can help the meditator understand the true nature of the body and no self.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center Uncovering the First Foundation of Mindfulness: Insight Meditation Retreat
2009-09-09 Self Compassion & Mindfulness in Schools 56:30
Part 1 - Self Compassion Part 2 - Mindfulness in Schools
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2009-08-19 Talk not recorded. 0:00
(Recording not available) 
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks
2009-06-24 Essential Dharma Part II- Class 8: Wise Concentration, Richard Shankman 44:42
Essential Dharma Part II- Class 8: Wise Concentration, Richard Shankman
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma: Core Buddhist Teachings Part 2

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