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A growing body of research indicates the benefits of teaching meditation to children include better emotion regulation, less stress, and reduced impulsiveness.   Mindfulness education programs are improving students' relationships with their teachers and classmates, and creating more...
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 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. This course is designed for students who are searching,...
Looking for Study at Home? Click here No Class 4/20/15 Join Robert and Paul for a six week series designed to help you build and maintain a balanced and harmonious job situation while forging more meaningful relationships with your friends, family, and community. Buddhist techniques of mindfulness...
Looking for the Study at Home course? Click here Whether you’re new to Zen Buddhism or a seasoned practitioner, this four week series is designed to provide an overview of traditional Zen practices.   Most 21st Century Zen lineages are not concerned with dogma, beliefs, or outdated rules of...
Interested in Home Study? Register 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.  Buddhism is...
Compassion and lovingkindness are inherent qualities of every human being, and they can be developed and cultivated through practice and training.  Each and every person can learn to be more compassionate, kinder, and more patient - it just takes effort. Transform your relationship to yourself...
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...
Looking for the Study at Home course? Click here.   Buddhism is a cumulative tradition, its practices and philosophies developed and expanded upon by generation after generation of teachers from all traditions. This unique, multi-lineage course offers an understanding of the development of...

Featured Events

Mon, 1/26/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Finding Your Path: The Practice of Ethics from 7-8pm will be livestreamed on 1/26 via this link: https://meet78955862.adobeconnect.com/r4gmccdeg0v/?...
Wed, 1/28/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Interested in Home Study? Register here.
Sun, 2/1/2015, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without." The Buddha

Blog

Does Buddhism Need Men? January 24
As a practitioner of Buddhism, I don’t think about myself in terms of gender. I try to cut through such concepts and rest in the true condition of...
The Ninja And The Warrior January 22
In this photo, my dog, Margaux, (pictured with my son), is the warrior.  In this photo, my son, the ninja, is also the warrior.  Beyond the...
Enough Already! January 22
One of the hardest things in the world is watching somebody lose it over seemingly nothing. It is not only confounding and bewildering, but you’re...

Podcasts & Videos

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...
Vulnerability and Authenticity - An Evening with Susan Piver - Part 1 of 2 December 1
Developing a more receptive relationship to all of our experience allows us to manifest what is...
Podcast Kindness & Compassion Training - Part 2 of 2 November 3
As qualities inherent in every human being, compassion and loving-kindness can be developed and...

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