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The Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, is a foundational teaching from the Buddha from which all modern practices of Mindfulness are derived.  The instructions given in this teaching on the practice of Mindfulness meditation are presented systematically in a...
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. One of the foundational teachings of Buddhism is ...
A Six Week Practice Intensive - No Class 11/26 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. The...
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...
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...
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...
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...
It can be hard to believe in the goodness of ourselves, others, and the world, yet this goodness is beyond question. Meditation practice helps us develop confidence to open our hearts to it all. This special evening is an opportunity for an exploration of practice, and the truth of basic goodness....
Join the festivities at our Annual Holiday Party and Fundraiser! Once again we'll be celebrating the joyful efforts of the IDP community over the past year and looking forward to the incredible possibilities for 2015. Wear your winter best and get on the dance floor with your...
Live Video Class via Google Hangouts Four Week Series 7pm-8:30pm EST Thursdays - 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18 - No Class 11/27 Let’s face it – while the pressure is on to be celebrating, the holidays can be a stressful time! Despite the love we feel for our family and friends, holiday visits can...

Featured Events

Sat, 10/25/2014, 10:00am - 6:00pm
The Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, is a foundational teaching from the Buddha from which all modern practices...
Sun, 10/26/2014, 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, is a foundational teaching from the Buddha from which all modern practices...

Blog

Dharma Connect: The Dalai Lama and lululemon October 22
If you were to go lululemon.com today, you'd see a photo of the Dalai Lama with a quote from His Holiness: "Love and compassion are necessities, not...
The Wisdom of Anger and the Illusion of Freedom October 20
Anger is a funny emotion, because although it often causes us and those around us suffering, we deep down kind of like it.  We like the feeling...
This Tree is For You October 18
One of my first encounters with Tibetan Buddhism was a weekend program with a lovely lama from Ohio. She was wise and funny and relatable. It was...

Podcasts & Videos

Kindness & Compassion Training - Part 1 of 2 October 1
As qualities inherent in every human being, compassion and loving-kindness can be developed and...
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...

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