Region: Northeast USA


Shantideva’s Way of the Bodhisattva at IDP

July 23, 2014toJuly 30, 2014

New York City / Also available for Online Study
Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm
Utilizing this traditional text to guide our perceptions and understanding toward a deeper critical engagement of our world and ourselves, this Interdependence Project class will examine issues of perennial concern for those on a path of Read More »

Long-Form Bodhisattva Vows, with Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche

July 25, 2014toJuly 27, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

One of the world’s greatest living Tibetan masters teaches on, and bestows, the Bodhisattva vows, which steer practitioners away from egotistical concerns and toward others. It is a very effective and powerful means to annihilate egotism — the fundamental stumbling block — in order to progress Read More »

Mindfulness Infused: Brahmaviharas for Meditators

July 25, 2014toJuly 26, 2014

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Friday 7-9 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm

Mindfulness has become big. In the buzz around its importance, some of its intrinsic connections to other aspects of mind are drowned out. The talk and the daylong are designed Read More »

Monday Night Series at IDP: Enlightening Relationships

July 28, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City / Also available for Online Study
Mondays, 7 to 9 pm
Dr. Jeffrey Rubin returns to the Interdependence Project for a special summer series on cultivating and sustaining healthy and happy relationships with friends, family, and intimate partnerships.  He will explore teachings and insights from Read More »

Chokhor Duchen Nyungne, with Lama Karuna Tara

July 29, 2014toAugust 1, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Chokhor Duchen represents the moment Buddha first turned the wheel of Dharma by teaching on The Four Noble Truths. Fasting practice at this time helps purify negative karma.  Teachings are given on July 29. The fast begins on the 30th and ends with breakfast on August 1. Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

July 29, 2014toDecember 30, 2014

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Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 pm

Whether you aspire to take a break from the hectic pace of urban life, want to learn simple meditation techniques, or wish to benefit from the collective energy of practicing with a group, please join us for “Becoming Your Own Therapist” — Shantideva Read More »

Search Inside Yourself, with Mirabai Bush and Gopi Kallayil

August 1, 2014toAugust 3, 2014

Garrison Institute

How can the modern workplace become a source of inner peace and global transformation? Mirabai Bush and Gopi Kallayil will explore why and how organizations, including Google, teach mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills and Read More »

Buddhism and Addiction Recovery, with Bill Alexander and Lama Losang (Lama David Bole)

August 1, 2014toAugust 3, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Addictions are not the result of our suffering. Addictions are the suffering itself. Buddha said that his teachings had just one taste: the taste of freedom from suffering and attachment. This program is designed for people who want to combine a Buddhist approach to living without suffering in the midst of Read More »

2nd Annual 30-Day Metta Meditation Challenge in August

August 1, 2014toAugust 31, 2014

New York City / Online

Practice Lovingkindness Meditation every day in August with The Interdependence Project.  Meditate together separately, connect with us via the IDP Secular Buddhist group on the Insight Timer app, and write a Journal entry about your experience on our website. We’ll also support each other via our blog, Facebook, and Twitter, Read More »

August: Four-Week Series on the Brahmaviharas

August 4, 2014toAugust 25, 2014

New York City / Also available for Online Study

Mondays, 7-9 pm

The Four Immeasurables (also known as the Four Sublime States, the Divine Abodes, or the Brahmaviharas), are awakened qualities of heart and mind that all people naturally possess.  This month-long series will consider Lovingkindness, Compassion, Appreciative Joy, and Equanimity, and teach us to identify and cultivate these ideal mind states.

Learn to transform your relationship to yourself, your family, your community, and your world with contemplative techniques designed to exercise the heart and open the mind.  Join in support of Metta Meditation Month.

August 5:  Lovingkindness
August 12: Compassion
August 19: Appreciative Joy
August 26: Equanimity

The curriculum is designed for new students as well as those with more experience.

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August: Four-Week Series on Cultivating Courage

August 6, 2014toAugust 27, 2014

New York City / Also available for Online Study

Wednesdays, 7-9 pm

Zen teachings emphasize great doubt, great faith, and great courage; the foundational Buddhist texts indicate that the Buddha’s enlightenment was the result of great renunication, great realization, and great brave mind. But how can we Read More »

Eco-Dharma Conference 2014

August 7, 2014toAugust 11, 2014

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Join us in the foothills of the White Mountains of New Hampshire for a unique event featuring prominent Buddhist teachers, scholars, and environmental activists discussing in depth the intersection of Buddhist practice and stewardship of the earth. Conference participants will also be invited into this discussion. Read More »

Introduction To Buddhism, with Lama Losang (Lama David Bole)

August 8, 2014toAugust 10, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Are you interested in knowing more about the Buddha, what he taught, and its relevance to our modern world? Have you already taken refuge, but aren’t sure where to go from here?  Lama Losang present the basics of Tibetan Buddhism in down-to-earth language with warmth, humor, and clarity. He covers Read More »