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This course is only available online. Audio lectures will be posted online each Thursday no later than 7pm. The recordings are in mp3 format and may be streamed from the website or downloaded to listen to at your convenience.  Eight Weeks beginning July 10 This special course brings...
Audio Lectures are available a few days following the class session in mp3 format, and may be streamed from the website or downloaded and listened to at your convenience.Interested Live Study? Register here. "If I have any understanding of compassion and the practice of the Bodhisattva path,...
Register for the in-person class series here. Remote Study Course Monday Nights from 7-9pm - 6/2 - 7/28, No Class 6/23 Audio Lectures are available a few days following the class session in mp3 format, and may be streamed from the website or downloaded and listened to at...
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 May 25, July 6, or August 31 in recognition of holidays. Join us every Sunday from 3pm - 5pm for meditation instruction and sitting practice led by members of the IDP Teaching Staff....
Open to Graduates of the 2011 & 2012 & 2013 Immersion Trainings or Meditation/Dharma Teachers in Any Tradition* August 16th - August 22nd, 2014Saturday - Thursday - 9am-6pm | Friday 9am-NoonIDP NYC302 Bowery This non-residential retreat is an opportunity for meditation teachers to...
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...
In support of our month-long Lovingkindness Meditation Marathon in August ! “If we allow ourselves to believe that compassionate people just "arethat way," without any work, without serious development both on andoff the cushion, then we abdicate responsibility for our own...
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. Looking for Home Study? Click here. Zen teachings emphasize...
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...

Featured Events

Wed, 7/30/2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audio Lectures are available a few days following the class session in mp3 format, and may be streamed from the website or downloaded and listened to...
Thu, 7/31/2014, 7:00pm
This course is only available online. Audio lectures will be posted online each Thursday no later than 7pm. The recordings are in mp3 format and...
Mon, 8/4/2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
In support of our month-long Lovingkindness Meditation Marathon in August ! “If we allow ourselves to believe that compassionate...

Blog

50 Years of One-Pointedness July 24
Fifty years ago today, Jetsun Tenzin Palmo was ordained as a novice Buddhist nun by Khamtrul Rinpoche, one of the first Western women to take the...
Travel and Emptiness: Everything Old is New Again July 23
I used to be scared to fly when I was a kid, but now takeoffs and landings are my favorite parts of a flight. I've been on many planes in the past...
In Pain But Not Insane July 23
I had just lost my job. I was drinking heavily. And early one Sunday morning, my pancreas tapped out.

Podcasts & Videos

A Heart of Lovingkindness - Part 2 of 2 July 22
Lovingkindness, ("metta" in Pali, "maitri" in Sanskrit), is an inherent human quality which...
A Heart of Lovingkindness - Part 1 of 2 June 16
Lovingkindness, ("metta" in Pali, "maitri" in Sanskrit), is an inherent human quality which can be...
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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