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Live Video Class via Google Hangouts Weekdays September 2-30 7am-8am EST Practices of wisdom, contemplation, and ethics comprise the path of awakening within all Buddhist lineages.  Meditation is just one of many techniques designed to cultivate concentration and insight, and alleviate the...
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...
"It is not enough to sit on our zafus. These times call for compassionate action to be an integral part of our practice.” -Venerable Pannavati We're honored to host this renowned Buddhist leader again, in support of our Transformational Activism programs and our commitment to engaged...
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...

Featured Events

Thu, 8/28/2014, 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...
Tue, 9/2/2014, 7:00am - 8:00am
Live Video Class via Google Hangouts Weekdays September 2-30 7am-8am EST Practices of wisdom, contemplation, and ethics comprise the path of...
Wed, 9/3/2014, 7:00am - 8:00am
Live Video Class via Google Hangouts Weekdays September 2-30 7am-8am EST Practices of wisdom, contemplation, and ethics comprise the path of...

Blog

I'm an Ego Maniac August 27
“Only a person who is congenitally self-centered has the effrontery and the stamina to write essays.” - E.B. White
Dharma Connect: This Mortal Kangaroo gets Tricky How High August 26
I find a cherished mix from '07 & awaken from a full nights rest only to realize while stirring some eggs that I have a teacup of coffee...
Invitation to the People's Climate March, Sept. 21 August 25
Earlier this month, I wrote about why you might choose to take your meditation practice off the cushion and into the streets this coming September...

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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