Dharma College Annual Practice Retreat

With Abbe Blum, Ph.D., Bob Dozor, MD, Richard Dixey, Robin Caton and Wangmo Dixey

July 24 - 29, 2022

4 Nights Stay at Ratna Ling

Investigating body, language, and mind, Tarthang Tulku’s recently released Lotus Trilogy offers direct, effective, and powerful ways to understand ourselves. Lotus Vision offers a practical, thoughtful and effective series of courses in guided and self-investigation that leads to deep insight into one’s inner being, uncovering the rich potential that is the birthright of every human being,

The full program includes teachings, meditations, discussion groups, reading and movement classes. Ratna Ling will provide three nourishing vegetarian meals per day; all ingredients are organic.  Please make any special dietary requests at the time of booking.

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“Commit yourself to freedom beyond limitations.  Before I depended, now I am free.”

This retreat is open to students who have taken at least two classes at Dharma College.

If you are interested in learning more about Dharma College  see their website at Dharma-College.com.


Abbe Blum, Ph.D.
Abbe Blum, Ph.D., teaches Tibetan yoga, contemplation, and mind courses at the Nyingma Institute and Dharma College in Berkeley, California, and has helped to edit some of Tarthang Tulku’s books for Westerners. She is also a faculty member in the Psychology program at Saybrook University. She is part of a team that will be offering Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga teacher training for the first time through the Nyingma Institute, based in Berkeley, CA, and offered online…
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Bob Dozor, MD
Dr. Bob Dozor  is the founder of the Integrative Medical Clinic and has practiced Family Medicine for over thirty years in Napa and Sonoma counties. Even before attending medical school, he has held a consistent vision of building a healthy life style as the core of our best health, and applies this in both his professional practice and personal life. With his wife Ellen Barnett they have three children and three granddaughters.
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Richard Dixey
Richard Dixey holds a Ph.D in Biophysics from London University, an M.A. with distinction in the history and philosophy of science from London University, and a B.A in Cell Biology from Oxford. In 1979, he was appointed the Director of the Bioelectronic Research Unit at St Bartholomew’s hospital in London, a position he held for fourteen years before founding and becoming the Chief Executive of Phytopharm PLC, a biotechnology company that listed on the London…
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Robin Caton
Robin holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan and an MFA in creative writing from Saint Mary’s College of California. She is an attorney, poet and teacher who has studied Buddhism for many years, both at the Nyingma Institute and under the direction of Founding Head Lama Tarthang Tulku. Her published works include a volume of poetry, The Color of Dusk. Robin was the Director of Dharma College from 2010 to 2017.
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Wangmo Dixey
Wangmo Dixey, born in Berkeley, California, in 1969, is the eldest daughter of Venerable Tarthang Tulku. In addition to her role to as Director of the College, she is Executive Director of the Light of Buddhadharma Foundation International and President of the International Buddhist Association of America. She has been awarded many international accolades for her work in Asia. She holds a BA in International Relations from UCLA and an MA in International Development from…
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