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Happiness is a skill. It's actually something that can be cultivated. Everything we've learned about the brain suggests it's no different than learning the violin... if you practice, you'll get better at it.  ~Dr. Richard Davidson Compassion and lovingkindness are inherent qualities of every...
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 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...
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. This course is designed for students who are searching,...
Looking for Study at Home? Click here No Class 4/20/15 Join Robert and Paul for a six week series designed to help you build and maintain a balanced and harmonious job situation while forging more meaningful relationships with your friends, family, and community. Buddhist techniques of mindfulness...
Looking for the Study at Home course? Click here Whether you’re new to Zen Buddhism or a seasoned practitioner, this four week series is designed to provide an overview of traditional Zen practices.   Most 21st Century Zen lineages are not concerned with dogma, beliefs, or outdated rules of...
Interested in Home Study? Register 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.  Buddhism is...
Looking for Study at Home? Click here Note: All IDP courses are available to drop-in for a single class, but purchasing the entire series is a discounted per-class rate. Full series registration includes access to readings, audio, and discussion board.  Following the framework of the classic...
Looking for the Study at Home course? Click here.   Buddhism is a cumulative tradition, its practices and philosophies developed and expanded upon by generation after generation of teachers from all traditions. This unique, multi-lineage course offers an understanding of the development of...
With the recent increased visibility of racism in the mainstream media, many people who aren't vulnerable to racist oppression are starting to ask the question, "How can I help?".    Join IDP's Sit Down, Rise Up Coordinator, Kate Johnson, for an evening in a contemplative space...

Featured Events

Sun, 2/1/2015, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without." The Buddha
Mon, 2/2/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Looking for Study at Home? Click here.
Wed, 2/4/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Interested in Home Study? Register here.

Blog

FInding the bright vein of goodness in February January 31
Sharon Salzberg's Real Happiness 28-Day meditation challenge starts Sunday and runs through February. It couldn't come at a better time.
On Giving Gratitude January 30
This post’s posting is attempted through a mobile platform on my phone -- a first for me. I normally work off a laptop, for which I may be holding a...
Waiting for The New Yorker, an Out-Of-Body Experience January 29
Yesterday, I reached into the mailbox expecting to grab The New Yorker magazine.

Podcasts & Videos

Podcast Vulnerability and Authenticity - An Evening with Susan Piver - Part 2 of 2 December 17
Developing a more receptive relationship to all of our experience allows us to manifest what is...
Vulnerability and Authenticity - An Evening with Susan Piver - Part 1 of 2 December 1
Developing a more receptive relationship to all of our experience allows us to manifest what is...
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...

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