Announcements

The Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, is a foundational teaching from the Buddha from which all modern practices of Mindfulness are derived.  The instructions given in this teaching on the practice of Mindfulness meditation are presented systematically in a...
Looking for the in-person course? Click here.   Audio Lectures are available a few days following the class session.  They're available in mp3 format and may be streamed from the website or downloaded and listened to at your convenience.     All Buddhist traditions emphasize the...
WE'RE ALSO OFFERING ANOTHER MBSR COURSE ON FRIDAYS THIS AUTUMN.  SELECT LINK FOR INFORMATION. “You are the world expert on your life, your body, and your mind, or at least you are in the best position to become that expert if you observe carefully. Part of the adventure of meditation is to...
The Secular Buddhist Studies Program (“SBSP”) at The Interdependence Project offers a comprehensive, multi-lineage Buddhist foundation, incorporating the fundamental practices of meditation, psychology, philosophy, ethics, and their application in the lives of 21st century practitioners. Composed...
“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without." The Buddha There will be no class on August 31 in recognition of Labor Day. Join us every Sunday from 3pm - 5pm for meditation instruction and sitting practice led by members of the IDP Teaching Staff.   Appropriate...
You don't need to sit on the floor, do yoga, or recite a mantra. All you need to learn meditation is the guidance of a trained meditation teacher who can offer you simple, easily learned techniques you can do almost anywhere. Our instructors have extensive personal meditation practice and retreat...
Interested in Home Study? Click here.Note: All IDP courses are available to drop-in for a single class, but purchasing the entire series offers a discounted per-class rate.  Full series registration includes access to readings, audio, and discussion board.In an era of spiritual...
In this experiential workshop led by trained Alexander Technique teacher and meditator, Dan Cayer, you will learn to unravel the fixation that leads to a rigid sitting posture. By learning to acknowledge and even welcome the unceasing stream of sensations in your body, students will learn to...
February - December 2015 The $40 application fee is waived for applications received by December 1, 2014.  Application form may be downloaded at this link. The Interdependence Project’s Yearlong Meditation Teacher Training is a rigorous cycle of study and practice of the principles of...
It can be hard to believe in the goodness of ourselves, others, and the world, yet this goodness is beyond question. Meditation practice helps us develop confidence to open our hearts to it all. This special evening is an opportunity for an exploration of practice, and the truth of basic goodness....
Saturday Afternoons from 12:00 to 1:00 PM   10/18 through 11/8   This unique class has been developed to provide children and their parents opportunities to explore the concept and practice of mindfulness through a variety of experiential activities. Research has shown that mindfulness...

Featured Events

Sun, 9/28/2014, 10:00am - 12:30pm
WE'RE ALSO OFFERING ANOTHER MBSR COURSE ON FRIDAYS THIS AUTUMN.  SELECT LINK FOR INFORMATION.
Mon, 9/29/2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Interested in Home Study? Click here.Note: All IDP courses are available to drop-in for a single class, but purchasing the entire series...

Blog

Suffering September 21
by b_schac
Suffering. Today I will be fully present with my kids; at least that was my intention for the day. Within two hours I found myself quickly becoming...
What Happens When Kids and Parents Stay When They Don't Want To September 18
My plan was to make a video of me conversing with my daughter, pair it with a written blog post, and use the content to talk about how accomplished...
Where’s My Goddamn Upgrade?! September 18
I confess, I get caught up in the Apple hype whenever the company releases a new something-or-other, or tweaks the operating system on the old...

Podcasts & Videos

Open Dharma Night - What is Friendship? - Part 2 of 2 September 11
This open talk is about friendship; what does it mean to be friendly with ourselves and with...
Open Dharma Night - What is Friendship? - Part 1 of 2 August 15
This open talk is about friendship; what does it mean to be friendly with ourselves and with others...
Ven. Robina Courtin - Taking Responsibility for Your Own Mind - Part 2 of 2 June 2
"According to Buddhism we all possess—innately—astonishing potential within our own being, right...

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