Announcements

2014 Giving Campaign Supporting IDP's unique vision of offering contemplative and ethical practices to the world is a shared responsibility, continuing to be made possible by contributions from you. Make a Gift of Integrity with a Year-End Donation In 2014, we offered over 200 classes, community...
February - December 2015 The $40 application fee is waived for applications received by December 1, 2014.  Application form may be downloaded at this link.   The Interdependence Project’s Yearlong Meditation Teacher Training is a rigorous cycle of study and practice of the principles...
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...
No classes will be held on 12/21 and 12/28. “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...
  "Whatever we're doing could be done with one intention. That intention is that we want to wake up, we want to ripen our compassion, and we want to ripen our ability to let go. We want to realize our connection with all beings."  Pema Chodron   In the New Year, we often make...
Committing to making a difference means embarking on a lifelong journey of personal and social transformation. To move from intention to impactful, sustainable action, there are many steps to be taken and many aspects to be considered:  How can we engage our creativity and the depth of our...
A growing body of research indicates the benefits of teaching meditation to children include better emotion regulation, less stress, and reduced impulsiveness.   Mindfulness education programs are improving students' relationships with their teachers and classmates, and creating more...
Live Video Class Via Google Hangouts Semi-Private Instruction with Robin Anderson Six Week Series 9am-10am PST  |  Noon-1pm EST Saturdays, January 10 - February 14, 2015   We know how challenging it can be to start and establish a regular commitment to meditation, so we’ve developed...
Register for Live, In-Person Classes at this link. This course is designed for students who are searching, or even struggling, to find the next steps in their Buddhist practice. We'll provide tools to establish or re-establish meditation as a sustainable and even unshakeable (really!) daily...
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...
Join us for a special evening on the topic of Love with IDP teacher and lineage mentor, Sharon Salzberg. She'll be answering your questions about meditation practice, love for yourself, love for another, or love for all beings. This session will be audio recorded and transcribed, and some of it...

Featured Events

Wed, 12/31/2014, 11:38pm - 11:59pm
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Sun, 1/4/2015, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
No classes will be held on 12/21 and 12/28. “Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without." The Buddha
Mon, 1/5/2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Interdependence Project's Community Nights are an opportunity for new students to experience our unique multi-lineage, secular approach to...

Blog

Baking the Buddhadharma December 20
This has been a week of intense cookie-baking, which equates to infinite opportunities to see the dharma in action.
Seven Buddhist Vows for the Holiday Season December 16
This time of year can be extremely challenging for many of us. There's all kinds of pressure and expectations in the air. Strained family...
Valentine's Day in December December 15
During the holiday season, please take some time off to take care of yourself, your loved ones, and friends.

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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