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APRIL IS MEMBERSHIP MONTH Help us reach our goal of at least 20 new members monthly by becoming a Member today!   As a special thank you, every new Full, Fearless, and Endowing Member will receive a signed copy of Ethan's new book, as well as the other perks of Membership in our awakening...
Ven. Dr. Pannavati has designed this special weekend of teachings to help us understand the many questions that arise when considering how to engage our practice with our world.  Should we try to make change?  How can we do it without being angry? How can we let go of outcome?  How...
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...
Join us every Sunday from 3pm - 5pm for meditation instruction and sitting practice led by members of the IDP Teaching Staff.   Appropriate for beginners as well as experienced meditators, this afternoon session offers guided instruction, discussion, and...
Looking for Study at Home? Click here No Class 4/20/15 "Your problem is how you are going to spend this one and precious life you have been issued. Whether you’re going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over circumstances, or whether you are going to...
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 techniques benefit children as well as adults by enhancing concentration,...
Pain, chronic illness, aches and other physical limitations can create a seemingly endless and exhausting cycle of mental and physical distress. In this workshop, Dan Cayer will draw on his training as an Alexander Technique teacher and his own experience with chronic pain to demonstrate how we can...
Looking for the Study at Home course? 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....
The Path of Awakening in Four Stages  - April 23 - June 11 Audio Lectures will be posted every Thursday.  They're available in mp3 format and may be streamed from the website or downloaded and listened to at your convenience. Do you feel at home right now? Or do you sense a hovering...
Whether you’re new to Zen Buddhism or a seasoned practitioner, this two-day mini-retreat will give you a fresh look at a traditional spiritual practice. Most 21st Century Zen lineages are not concerned with dogma, beliefs, or outdated rules of behavior.  Instead, Zen stresses honing...

Featured Events

Mon, 4/27/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Looking for the in-person course? Click here No Class 4/20/15
Wed, 4/29/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Looking for the in-person course? Click here.
Thu, 4/30/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Path of Awakening in Four Stages  - April 23 - June 11 Audio Lectures will be posted every Thursday.  They're available in mp3 format...

Blog

Himalayan Earthquake - What to Do April 25
A devastating earthquake hit the Himalayan region of the world today, affecting Tibet and India, and causing the greatest damage in Nepal. ...
Good Posture Means Connecting, Not Correcting April 23
I’m not against correcting our posture or body on principle. I wish all it took to rid ourselves of chronic pain and tension was figuring the...
The Grace in Aging April 21
  Wake Up It is time pounding at you, time.Knowing you are aliveis watching on every sideyour generation’s short timefalling away as fast as...

Podcasts & Videos

Ethan Nichtern Interviews Dan Harris - Part 2 of 2 April 16
In this week’s podcast author and founder of the Interdependence project Ethan Nichtern ...
Ethan Nichtern Interviews Dan Harris - Part 1 of 2 April 11
In this week’s podcast Ethan Nichtern sits down and talks with Dan Harris.  Dan is a...
Ethan Nichtern Interviews Ruth Ozeki April 8
In this episode Ethan Nichtern talks to Ruth Ozeki about her writing and the Dharma. Ruth has an...

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