Announcements

with Emily Herzlin and Caitlin BaileySaturday, March 11, 201710 AM - 4 PM It's a challenging time for many of us to keep our hearts open in theface of disturbing events and destructive speech and behavior in theworld and our society.  How can we stand firm skillfully, withoutgetting...
Registration for the entire Mindfulness Plus 101 program can be found here. Since its inception, IDP has offered secular and multi-lineage programs accessible to everyone.  We've improved and updated our curriculum (formerly known as the Secular Buddhist Studies Program) to create a...
Our Engaged Practice Group supports activists and all those committed to a compassionate and just world.  We meet regularly to discuss our individual efforts, our collective endeavors, and share our experiences.  Meetings are led by friend and IDPeep Matt Jones, Board Director Tarikh...
Tuesdays 2/7- 4/4, 6:30-8:30 (no class 2/21)with Renee Bochman Tuition is offered on a sliding scale: $5/$10/$25/$50/$100Please choose the highest rate you can reasonably afford.  This allows us to continue to offer initiatives like this and others to as many people as possible. IDP is...
Friday April 14, 7 - 9 PMTalk and booksigning Saturday April 15, 10 AM - 4 PMDaylong Workshop IDP is glad to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Rubin back to IDP to celebrate the paperback release of his wonderful book, The Art of Flourishing, and to offer us tools, practices, and encouragement on keeping our...
Sunday March 5,  9:00am - 1:00pmwith Kim Brown Our Half-Day Meditation Retreats are designed for new meditators, people who want to sit for a longer period of time without attending a full retreat, and an opportunity for experienced students to cultivate their practice.  We'll have...
Early Registration Discount Extended through March 3! During this time of change and upset, many of us are experiencing so much fear, worry, and anxiety that we're unable to rest.  Constantly reading the news, checking social media, making calls and protesting, (or thinking about protesting),...
This event is offered on a sliding scale donation: $5/$10/$25/$50/$100Please choose the highest rate you can reasonably afford.  This allows us to continue to offer initiatives like this and others to as many people as possible. Guest teacher Joe Weston will discuss his work with conflict,...

Featured Events

Tue, 2/28/2017, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesdays 2/7- 4/4, 6:30-8:30 (no class 2/21)with Renee Bochman Tuition is offered on a sliding scale: $5/$10/$25/$50/$100Please choose the highest...
Fri, 3/3/2017, 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...
Fri, 3/3/2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Our Engaged Practice Group supports activists and all those committed to a compassionate and just world.  We meet regularly to discuss our...

Blog

Real Happiness Challenge - Week 4: Already In Progress February 27
“Spiritual realization is not a matter of constructing something new.” - Judith Blackstone
How to Rest: a Workshop for Activists and Concerned New Yorkers February 24
The other night, I tried to turn off my computer but the white circle in the center of my screen kept spinning for several minutes. Was it stuck, “...
Real Happiness Challenge - Week 3: The Journey Is the Destination February 21
My journey with mindfulness meditation has been long, winding, and sporadic.

Podcasts & Videos

Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls Interviewed by Brandon Holmes February 13
In this interview, Brandon Holmes and Dr. Shanté Smalls discuss the benefits of meditation,...
Ed Catmull Interviewed by IDP's Board Director Tarikh Korula November 18
In this podcast, IDP Board Director Tarikh Korula interviews Ed Catmull, the co-founder of Pixar...
Ponlop Rinpoche Interviewed by IDP's Kimberly Brown July 30
The Interdependence Project's Executive Director, Kimberly Brown, recently spoke to teacher, friend...

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