Announcements

At this two day retreat, you have an opportunity to experience guided meditation (breath meditation, walking meditation, mindful movement, mindful eating) in silence. Immersion in a period of silent meditation will deepen your experience and help you to develop a continuity of awareness and...
An Introduction to Tantric PhilosophySix Week Interactive Series, 7-9pm EST Special guest Dr. Miles Neale will teach class on September 24th, and coteach October 8 and 22! This is a live online series.  Each week's class will be livestreamed from 7-9pm EST via Zoom videoconferencing...
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 opportunity for questions and comments in an...
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...
A Commitment to Support Everyone's Path of Awakening, Including Your Own   The Interdependence Project, with its unique multi-lineage, Secular Buddhist Programs and Transformational Activism, is establishing itself in the vanguard of engaged and mindful communities in the world.  Our...
In this collection of lectures, originally recorded at The Interdependence Project in 2010, Ethan Nichtern and Dr. Miles Neale explore various key themes from the perspective of their trainings in Buddhist philosophy and contemplative psychotherapy, respectively.  The lectures include...
“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 Kabat-...
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. Looking for the Study at Home course? Click here! This six-week course, taught...
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. Looking for Study at Home? Click here! We understand how difficult it can be to...
Friday, November 13 - 7-9 Saturday, November 14 - 10:30-4:30 Sunday, November 15 - 11:45-12:30 As part of IDP's continuing commitment to understanding the interdependence of personal and social transformation, we're honored to collaborate with our friends at the Village Zendo on this special...

Featured Events

Wed, 9/9/2015, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Interdependence Project's Community Nights are an opportunity for new students to experience our unique multi-lineage, secular approach to...
Fri, 9/11/2015, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Metta, or Lovingkindness Meditation (LKM), is the practice of wishing oneself and others happiness, health, and ease. Based on traditional Buddhist...
Sun, 9/13/2015, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us every Sunday from 3pm - 5pm for meditation instruction and sitting practice led by members of the IDP Teaching Staff. Appropriate for...

Blog

Metta Month - An Ending and a Beginning August 31
Back in June, at the beginning of the summer, IDP decided to offer a weekly Metta/Lovingkindness Meditation practice, on Fridays from 6-7pm. When...
Daily Connect: Three Scientific Outcomes of Meditation August 26
It seems like everyday there's another news story on the benefits of meditation, and how meditation causes physical changes to the brain.  But...
Dharma Connect: Philadelphia Proclaims a Day of Kindness August 19
Philadelphia -- long known as the City of Brotherly Love but more (in)famous recently as the city that destroyed a robot that had traveled safely...

Podcasts & Videos

Pain as a Doorway to Change: Transforming Your Relationship to Your Body August 12
Pain, chronic illness, aches and other physical limitations can create a seemingly endless and...
Ven. Pannavati - Creating a Compassionate World (Part 8) July 21
Ven. Dr. Pannavati has designed a special set of teachings to help us understand the many...
Ven. Pannavati - Creating a Compassionate World (Part 7) July 15
Ven. Dr. Pannavati has designed a special set of teachings to help us understand the many...

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