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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 nine weeks of Dharma Foundation Study with Venerable Lama Dondrup Dorje.   

The Dharma Foundation Study is separated into nine levels:

Dharma Foundation Study Date
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Two Tuesday 27th June – Sunday 2nd July 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Three Tuesday 4th – Sunday 9th July 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Four Tuesday 11th - Sunday 16th July 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Five Tuesday 18th - Sunday 23rd July 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Six Tuesday 25th - Sunday 30th July 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Seven Tuesday 1st - Sunday 6th August 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Eight Tuesday 8th - Sunday 13th August 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Nine Tuesday 15th - Sunday 20th August 2017
Dharma Foundation Study - Level Ten Tuesday 22nd - Sunday 27th August 2017


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

The Summer School 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