Announcements

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...
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...
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

Fri, 9/19/2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
"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
Sun, 9/21/2014, 11:30am - 4:00pm
Mark your calendars to join The Interdependence Project at this important event.   We will be marching with the entire NYC Buddhist Sangha....

Blog

Hashtags In Pampers: The Day I Used Technology To Babysit My Kids September 11
[While I attend a dance class, my three-year-old updates my Twitter feed, above.] A funny thing happened on the way to handing my phone over to my...
The Buddha Walks Into the Office: Be Who You Want to Be September 10
When I was seven years old, my first-grade teacher asked everyone to draw what they wanted to be when they grew up. I remember walking around my...
Reddit Deep Dive: 5 Great Subreddits for Meditators September 10
Reddit, founded in 2005 and the dominant site of its kind since at least 2010, bills itself as “the front page of the internet.” It has a tiny staff...

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

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