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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.
2009-05-18 The Role of Samadhi in the Four Foundations of Mindfulness 60:10
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2009-05-14 Samadhi - Don't Worry, Be Happy 58:40
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Concentration Retreat
2009-02-05 Different Kinds Of Meditation Techniques And Their Use 57:04
A talk about various meditation techniques and their efficacy.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2008-05-14 Essential Dharma, Class 7 - Wise Mindfulness 54:07
Wise Mindfulness
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma 2008 - Session II
2008-03-26 Working With Difficult States Of The Mind And Heart - part I: Limiting Beliefs 60:43
East Bay Insight Meditation Community
2008-02-13 Essential Dharma - part 1, week 7 - part 1 of 3 30:15
Part 1 of 3
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Essential Dharma: Core Buddhist Teachings
2007-10-24 The Hindrances- An Introduction 62:55
East Bay Insight Meditation Community
2007-10-17 Meditation Q&A And The Hindrances 56:22
Richard answers the Sangha questions about hindrances during meditation such as noise and sleepiness and later discusses the Hindrances in general. Along the way he also explains the refuges and talks about the importance of intention in meditation.
East Bay Insight Meditation Community
2007-08-01 Perception 61:30
East Bay Insight Meditation Community
2007-05-26 Retreat 61:35
Insight Santa Cruz

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