Announcements

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...
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...
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...
  Using essential Buddhist teachings we can examine the suffering that is being caused by climate change.  We feel for the beauty and life-enriching presence of animals, forests, oceans and our many different human relationships and, as we focus on gratitude, we gain a capacity for...
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....
In celebration of IDP Membership Month and the release of Ethan's new book, the FIRST CLASS of this series will be streamed LIVE to ANYONE who would like to participate! CLICK HERE and enter the Meeting ID 9176757151 by 6:55pm on Thursday, April 23rd, to join! Only the FIRST CLASS of this...

Featured Events

Sun, 4/19/2015, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us every Sunday from 3pm - 5pm for meditation instruction and sitting practice led by members of the IDP Teaching...
Wed, 4/22/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Looking for the in-person course? Click here.
Thu, 4/23/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
In celebration of IDP Membership Month and the release of Ethan's new book, the FIRST CLASS of this series will be streamed LIVE to ANYONE who would...

Blog

Environmental Protection is a Moral Issue April 17
On his three-month tour of the U.S., His Holiness the 17th Karmapa has often used the environment -- and the threats it faces from human misuse -- as...
Buddhism's Good Rep April 12
A new study reports that merely reading Buddhist terms in a word puzzle -- such as dharma, Buddha, and awakening -- increased the likelihood of "...

Podcasts & Videos

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...
Intention Setting Ceremony - Part 2 of 2 March 5
Teacher:    KimberlyBrown Lawrence Grecco "Whatever we're doing could be done with...

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