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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 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...
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...
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 is a discounted per-class rate. Full series registration includes access to readings, audio, and discussion board.   Most 21st Century...
Looking for Study at Home? Click here Note: All IDP courses are available to drop-in for a single class, but purchasing the entire series is a discounted per-class rate. Full series registration includes access to readings, audio, and discussion board.  Following the framework of the classic...
Please join us for a special evening with guest teacher Amma Thanasanti.  A Theravadan nun since 1991, she was ordained as a Bhikkhuni at Aranya Bodhi Forest Hermitage, in the historic first dual Theravada Bhikkhuni ordination to be conducted in North America, and took Bodhisattva Vows with...
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,...
The Path of Awakening in Four Stages  - April 23 - June 11 Do you feel at home right now? Or do you sense a hovering anxiety or uncertainty, an underlying unease that makes you feel just a bit uncomfortable, a bit distracted and disconnected from those around you?In this online only series,...
Committing to making a difference means embarking on a lifelong journey of personal and social transformation. To move from intention to impactful, sustainable action, there are many steps to be taken and many aspects to be considered:  How can we engage our creativity and the depth of our...
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....

Featured Events

Sun, 3/29/2015, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without." The Buddha
Mon, 3/30/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Looking for Study at Home? Click here Note: All IDP courses are available to drop-in for a single class, but purchasing the entire series is a...
Wed, 4/1/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Blog

It's OK to Hate the Mushy Peas March 28
As a child I was often told that starving children in China would be happy to have the mushy peas I carefully picked out from the Campbell's...
Karmapa Visits Facebook March 27
  The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, arrived on the West Coast last week to begin his tour of the United States. He's scheduled to give...
The Buddhist Path in a New World March 24
  Excerpted from A New Buddhist Path by David R. Loy. PATH We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.

Podcasts & Videos

Intention Setting Ceremony - Part 2 of 2 March 5
Teacher:    KimberlyBrown Lawrence Grecco "Whatever we're doing could be done with...
Intention Setting Ceremony - Part 1 of 2 February 3
"Whatever we're doing could be done with one intention. That intention is that we want to wake up,...
Podcast Vulnerability and Authenticity - An Evening with Susan Piver - Part 2 of 2 December 17
Developing a more receptive relationship to all of our experience allows us to manifest what is...

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