Gem of Wisdom for Daily Reflection: 

Review of Pathgate Activities 2016

During the year of 2016, Lama Dondrup Dorje Rinpoche continued to support Pathgate students by maintaining a full schedule of travelling and teaching around the world.

In addition to conducting numerous retreats in England and making regular visit to Hong Kong, Singapore, Nagano, Sydney, Melbourne, Milan, Athens and Bucharest, Lama Dondrup Dorje Rinpoche visited Krakow in Poland twice during 2016 to give teachings and support the forming of a new study group there for the local students. Ven. Lama Dondrup Dorje also visited Osaka in October for the first time to give teaching there at the invitation of students who had attended his teaching in Nagano.

Anis (nuns) of the Pathgate Institute demonstrate the making of tormas to students during the Winter Retreat
Lama Dondrup Dorje Rinpoche with students in Poland

The 2016 Pathgate Summer Retreat in Newcastle, England run for the usual nine weeks and was well attended by students from around the world with many students extending their stay afterwards to take advantage of the daily audio teaching being offered each evening at the Newcastle Pathgate Centre.

Lama Dondrup Dorje Rinpoche with students in Osaka, Japan
Lama Dondrup Dorje Rinpoche with students during Pathgate Summer Retreat 2016

The Pathgate Partnership Programme continued to sponsor education and facilities for the young and the ordained in various countries such as Mongolia, India and Nepal, in addition to year-round essential support being offered to the elderly and the homeless. All this is made possible by the generous support of students and friends of Pathgate Institute worldwide. If you wish to support the Pathgate Partnership Programme and become a Friend of Pathgate International, you may do so by clicking Make an Offering.