Program Description

  • Commuter Registration (w/out onsite lodging) – $200.00
  • Registration + Camping – $250.00
  • Dorm Bed – $250.00
  • Cliff Retreat Hut – $310.00
  • Middle House Room 1 – $330.00
  • Forest Retreat Cabin – $370.00

Location: Gomde California

Address: 66000 Drive Thru Tree Road, Leggett, CA, USA

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Medicine Buddha: Door to Boundless Healing 2023

With Lama Bruce Newman

May 19 - 21, 2023

Note: This page is for registration for onsite attendance at Gomde California. To register to participate in this program online, please click here.

In this weekend retreat, Lama Bruce Newman will help us uncover our innate capacity for healing. Using Tulku Thondup’s book, Boundless Healing, Lama Bruce will guide us through profound meditations on the Medicine Buddha that nurture healing and support liberation. Please join us for this weekend of teaching and meditation, during which we will explore profound healing practices to bring comfort during times of illness and mental distress.

This retreat is open to people of all backgrounds and levels of experience, and no previous experience with Tibetan Buddhism is necessary. Reviewing the book ahead of time is recommended. The book can be purchased online here or here.

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Lama Bruce Newman
Lama Bruce Newman has studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism for 44 years, and has been teaching for 24 years, primarily in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions. He spent eleven years in India and Nepal studying under his primary teacher, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. Lama Newman also completed a four-year retreat at Kagyu Samye Ling in Scotland. For over two decades Lama Bruce has been practicing and teaching under the guidance of Gyatrul Rinpoche in Ashland, Oregon. He is the author of A Beginner’s Guide to Tibetan Buddhism and is a Ngondro instructor at Orgyen Dorje Den in Alameda, CA, and Tashi Choling Center in…
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