Announcements

NO CLASSES AT 302 BOWERY AS OF OCTOBER 1ST.  NEW LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!   On Friday, September 30th, IDP is leaving our space on the Bowery.  In mid-October, we plan to begin offering our programming at a new location in Manhattan.  We've identified a new weekend space...
WE ARE  NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2017.   APPLICATION FEE IS WAIVED IF RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 1, 2016.  NO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER JAN 15, 2017.  DUE TO INCREASED INTEREST IN THIS PROGRAM, PAST YEARS HAVE HAD WAITLISTS. APPLY SOON TO INSURE YOUR SPOT. The...
IDP’s Mindfulness Plus Programs integrate traditional trainings in contemplation, ethics, and wisdom to help you create a harmonious life for yourself and others. Incorporating multi-lineage teachings, western psychology, and practical philosophy, Mindfulness Plus retreats and trainings help...

Featured Events

Fri, 9/30/2016, 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, 10/2/2016, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Community Meditation and Discussion Led by Jackie StewartSunday Nights at 7-8PM EST
Tue, 10/4/2016, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Online Community GroupLed by Renee BochmanEvery Other Tuesday Night at 7:30-8:30PM EST

Blog

Zenpeacemakers: Bearing Witness at Standing Rock with Ven Pannavati September 12
We received this message today from our dear teacher and friend, Zen Peacemaker Venerable Pannavati, leader of Heartwood Refuge: "From Sept 17-24 we...
The Three Truths September 11
I was recently in Australia and heard an aboriginal D'harawal people's dreaming story that discussed what are known to them as the Three Truths....
We Don't Exist, Never Have, Never Will September 2
There is no you. The story of the Self is useful up to a point, but it is a complex work of fiction, and it has become a pernicious fiction. Ponder a...

Podcasts & Videos

Ponlop Rinpoche Interviewed by IDP's Kimberly Brown July 30
The Interdependence Project's Executive Director, Kimberly Brown, recently spoke to teacher, friend...
Don’t Be a Jerk - Zen Priest Brad Warner May 16
Zen priest and bestselling author Brad Warner discusses his new book Don’t Be a Jerk, which...
Learn To Meditate February 2
Meditation is a skill everyone can practice, using simple techniques to become present with your...

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