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This course is only available online. Audio lectures will be posted online each Thursday no later than 7pm. The recordings are in mp3 format and may be streamed from the website or downloaded to listen to at your convenience. This special course brings together two of our favorite Buddhist teachers...
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.  Click here to Study at Home. Monday Nights, 7-...
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,...
Looking for Study at Home? Click here 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.  Lovingkindness Meditation (LKM), is the...
In this daylong retreat, you have an opportunity to experience a day of guided meditation (breath meditation, walking meditation, mindful movement, mindful eating) in a full day of silence. Immersion in a period of silent meditation will deepen your experience and help you to develop a continuity...
Wednesdays in July 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. Meditation is a skill...

Featured Events

Wed, 7/8/2015, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wednesdays in July Note: All IDP courses are available to drop-in for a single class, but purchasing the entire series offers a discounted per-class...
Thu, 7/9/2015, 7:00pm
This course is only available online. Audio lectures will be posted online each Thursday no later than 7pm. The recordings are in mp3 format and may...
Fri, 7/10/2015, 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...

Blog

Walking the 12-Step Path with the Buddha: The First Steps June 30
Excerpt from 12 Steps on the Buddha’s Path by Laura S. _____________________________________________________________________________
Why every experience you have is 99% wrong June 29
I sat outside on a lovely early summer morning. The sun played hide-and-seek with the clouds, which in turn were playing chase with the breezes. The...
Why I Cheat on Retreat: Writing & Meditation June 23
“What would be most helpful for you to put down in order to be here wholeheartedly?” asked Christina Feldman in the opening talk. Our group of a...

Podcasts & Videos

Ven. Pannavati - Creating a Compassionate World (Part 2) June 19
Ven. Dr. Pannavati has designed a special set of teachings to help us understand the many...
Ven. Pannavati - Creating a Compassionate World (Part 1) June 12
Ven. Dr. Pannavati has designed a special set of teachings to help us understand the many...
Podcast Arawana Hayashi - The Art of Making a True Move (Part 3) June 5
Acharya Arawana Hayashi is an accomplished Buddhist teacher, dancer, and activist. "...

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