Tag: Richard Shankman

Series On the Basics of Buddhism with Richard Shankman

Series On the Basics of Buddhism with Richard Shankman [2010]

Thursdays October 21 – November 18, 7:30 to 9pm A series on the fundamental teachings of the Buddha designed to provide an overview of the key concepts that are discussed in talks given at IMC. We will discuss both the theory and practice of the teachings, and how they relate to our day-to-day lives. Through an exploration of the Four Noble Truths, the Three Basic Facts of Experience, Karma, and the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, we will touch most of the key teachings of the Buddha. Richard…

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Sati Center: The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching with Richard Shankman

Sati Center: The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching with Richard Shankman [2010]

A Day of Sutta Study on the Buddha’s First Three Discourses Friday, August 6, 9am to 5pm The entirety of the Buddha’s teaching is encapsulated in the first three discourses he delivered after his enlightenment. In this day of study we will cover all three suttas in detail, exploring how they weave together to inform each other and create a complete description of Dharma teaching and practice. Richard Shankman has been a meditator since 1970 and teaches at dharma centers…

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Exploring Samadhi with Richard Shankman

Exploring Samadhi with Richard Shankman [2009]

Thursdays October 29 – November 19, 7:30 to 9pm Exploring Samadhi: Right Effort, Right Mindfullness, and Right Concentration of the Eight Fold Path with Richard Shankman In this 4-week series we will explore the understanding of these final three elements of the Eightfold Path, how they work together and how they apply in our meditation practice. Richard Shankman has been a meditator since 1970 and teaches at dharma centers and groups throughout the Bay Area. He is a co-founder of…

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