Announcements

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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
  "Whatever we're doing could be done with one intention. That intention is that we want to wake up, we want to ripen our compassion, and we want to ripen our ability to let go. We want to realize our connection with all beings."  Pema Chodron   In the New Year, we often make...
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...
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...

Featured Events

Sun, 11/23/2014, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without." The Buddha
Mon, 11/24/2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Mon, 12/1/2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Blog

Ferguson, Anger, and Meditation November 22
The whole world is watching Ferguson, Missouri, as a grand jury verdict is expected any day on whether to indict a police officer who shot an unarmed...
Friendship Makes Grocery Shopping Fun For Our Whole Family November 21
I used to dread grocery shopping.  Even thinking about it made me want to run screaming. The fluorescent lights, the cold grey surfaces, and...
Accepting Death Doesn't Deny Grief November 16
Accepting the inevitability of death is woven throughout the Buddha's teachings. So why are Buddhists so upset at the news that Thich Nhat Hanh may...

Podcasts & Videos

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...
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...

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