New Audio Teaching: How to practice the Buddhadharma . . . Pathgate Teaching Updates:     England: 18th December 2019 - 5th January 2020 ...    For details visit: Teaching Schedule

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About the Pathgate Institute Summer Retreat

The Pathgate Institute Summer Retreat follows the tradition of the Rainy Season Retreat and covers the five periods of Teaching given by Lord Buddha over forty-nine years. The Summer Retreat will offer ten weeks of Teaching and practice with Venerable Lama Dondrup Dorje.  The Retreat will be conducted from 25th June to 1st September 2019.

The main teaching of the Summer Retreat 2019 will be the Sutra of 42 Chapters: the Teaching of Buddha Shakyamuni in 42 chapters composed of advice and guidance that are invaluable for Dharma practitioners in the world today, as it was in the past.

All the Teachings will take place at the Pathgate Dharma Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.  

The Summer Retreat is open only to students who have already received Refuge Vows and have permission from Venerable Lama Dondrup Dorje to attend. 


Students meditating
Dharma Teaching at the Pathgate Dharma Centre, England
Torma making


Taiji in the parkk
Tibetan language class
Wu style Taijiquan