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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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
“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 use yourself as a laboratory to find out who you are and what you are capable of doing.” – Jon ...

Featured Events

Mon, 10/6/2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Interested in Home Study? Click here.Note: All IDP courses are available to drop-in for a single class, but purchasing the entire series...

Blog

The Two Arrows September 29
I've been thinking about how relationships, mindfulness, and meditation work.  All of them seem to share a striking characteristic.  When...
When a Tree Falls, a Mind Stays Steady September 26
I often tell people who come to the weekly meditation group I lead that there is no perfect place to meditate. We meet in a beautiful, serene room...
What We Learned When My Kids Talk To Siri September 25
My son reached for my phone and excitedly recorded his question: “Hi, Siri, Can we eat chocolate?!” To which Siri responded, “One moment please.”...

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...
Ven. Robina Courtin - Taking Responsibility for Your Own Mind - Part 2 of 2 June 2
"According to Buddhism we all possess—innately—astonishing potential within our own being, right...

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