Geden Shoeling Buddhist Center will hold a special Guru Puja and Tsok offering prayers for one year commemoration since the passing of Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jamyang into Parinirvana.

                   Date and time :  Monday November 15th, 2021, at 06:00 pm 

Please join us via zoom with the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7634272242?pwd=aG9XZEN2Y21Nc2EycWUyZU9ESlFjUT09

 

Meeting ID:   763 427 2242
Passcode:      Dharma​

For more detailed information about our prayer for Monday, Nov 15th, 2021, please refer to our Calendar and News section. 

*** Please note that we can only virtually join this prayer as we will not be able to have any student join us at the center on Monday Nov 15th, due to the health and safety of the venerable Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tsephel .  Thank you for your understanding***

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Losar Tashi Delek
Happy Tibetan New Year!


Dear Geden Shoeling's students and dharma friends,
Geden Shoeling welcome you to join us in celebrating Losar day (Tibetan New Year Day)

  from 9:00am to 4:00pm on March 3rd, 2022
to celebrate the Tibetan New Year.


Chùa Geden Shoeling sẽ mở cửa từ 9:00 sáng đến 4 giờ chiều ngày thứ năm 3 tây tháng 3, năm 2022 để mừng tết Tây Tạng, Losar Day . Kính mời quý phật tử đến tham dự cùng Geden Shoeling.







 

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              THE WELCOMING CEREMONY OF THE PRECIOUS RELICS OF HIS             EMINENCE THE LATE KHENSUR RINPOCHE JETSUN LOBSANG                    JAMYANG & THE SCARF OFFERING PRAYER CEREMONY-

            by all previous masters, Rinpoches, Geshes and monks of Sera Mey Monastery, India.

      Friday-November 12th, 2021- 

 * * THE WELCOMING CEREMONY & THE SCARF OFFERING PRAYER CEREMONY OF 

THE PRECIOUS RELICS OF HIS EMINENCE THE LATE KHENSUR RINPOCHE JETSUN LOBSANG  JAMYANG 

 by all previous masters, Rinpoches, Geshes and monks of  Sera Mey's Pobhor Khamtsen

      Friday November 12th, 2021

   ****THE WELCOMING CEREMONY & THE SCARF OFFERING PRAYER CEREMONY OF THE PRECIOUS RELICS OF HIS EMINENCE THE LATE KHENSUR RINPOCHE JETSUN LOBSANG  JAMYANG by all previous masters, Rinpoches, Geshes and monks of  House 23 at Sera Mey Monastery

   (the actual residence that our late Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jamyang used to live)

Friday November 12th, 2021

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​His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama visited our center in June 19th 2016 and September 2009.

The Center had a great honor of hosting His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Long Beach in September 2009 and in San Jose in October 2010.

Visiting our center in June 2016

Geden Shoeling Tibetan Manjushri Buddhist Center was established in September 2003.

 

The Abbot is ,Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jamyang, an ex-Abbot of Sera Mey Monastic University in India.

 

Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jamyang and Geshe Norbu Chophol la are the two main teachers who conduct prayers and give Dharma teachings at Geden Shoeling Center.

Dharma Teachings

 

Saturday     10:00A.M.-10:30A.M.  Meditation Practice

                     10:30A.M.-12:00P.M.  Prayer

Sunday        10:30A.M.-12:00P.M.  Dharma Teaching

Thursday       9:30.AM.-11:30A.M.  Tibetan speaking and                                                                          writing class 

 

 

 

Guru Puja

 Twice a month, based on the lunar calendar, the practice of Tsog Offering or Guru Puja is done.

We will be having a long life prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama this Saturday 07/06 for the celebration of his 84th birthday, as well as a long life prayer for Khensur Rinpoche. Please join us after the prayer for the cake cutting to celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama's birthday.

This year, Saka Dawa will begin from 06/04/2019 to 07/02/2019.  Lama Norbu Geshela said that the effects of positive and negative actions will be multiplied thousands of times.  Please perform as many virtuous actions as possible, and avoid doing non-virtuous actions.  If possible, please avoid eating meat for the entire month.  If not possible, please avoid eating meat in the first half of the month.  If it is not even possible, please avoid eating meat on Mon 06/17/2019 which is the most important day of the month.

 

We are planning to set up an altar table on Tuesday 06/04/2019. If you have time, please stop by to conduct Water Offering to accumulate merit.  In addition, we may have Fish Release.  Date and location will be announced later.

 

 

 

Geden Shoeling's 16th Anniversary‏

Geden Shoeling Buddhist Center will celebrate 15th year Anniversary the following weekend.

Sat  9/28/2019   10:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.  Anniversary Celebration Medicine Buddha Puja

Sun 9/29/2019   10:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.  Anniversary Celebration Prayer To Amitabha

 

It is a custom at Geden Shoeling Tibetan Manjushri Buddhist Centre to display the Amitabha thangka as part of our anniversary celebration. This year our celebrations will be conducted in the prayer hall. Geshe la Norbu Chophol has been invited to attend the Lama Tsongkhapa Day celebrations in New York, celebrating the 600 year anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa attaining parinirvana.

 

Geshe la Norbu Chophol welcomes you to join the Dharma students of Geden Shoeling Center in Medicine Buddha Puja. Powerful prayers of purification and to remove obstacles, for both the living and the dead.

 

Guru Shakyamuni Buddha said in the sutra Medicine Buddha, Beams of Lapis Lazuli: Ananda, do you believe my explanation of the qualities of this Tathagata?" Because the actions of a Tathagata's holy body, speech, and mind are always pure and faultless." Guru Shakyamuni Buddha then advised, "Ananda, whoever hears the holy name of this Tathagata will not fall into the evil realms of the suffering transmigratory beings."

If you have any question, please contact Geden Shoeling Center at 714-891-5456.  Thank you very much.

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Lama Tsong-kha-pa's Anniversary of Passing:  Guru Puja  (with Tsog Offering)

We will be holding a special prayer this Saturday and Sunday. We will be having a special prayer for Je Tsongkhapa and Je Jamchen Choeje Yeshi.

Geshe la mentioned that we will be holding the prayer at an earlier date than the actual date because many people are very occupied due to the holidays. Geshe la emphasized on how participants can gain many benefits by practicing this prayer.

By participating in this prayer, the are a few benefits: Purification of negative kharma, revival of broken commitments, accumulation of vast amount of merit

We will have special candle offerings with the special assembly prayer

 

Tsongkhapa Day is the celebration of the "parinirvana" or the enlightenment of the great Lama Tsongkhapa, whose birth and enlightent activity was prophesized by the Buddha himself.  Je Tsongkhapa, the founder of Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism, an emanation of Manjushri, passed away on the 25th day of the 10th Tibetan month in the year 1419.

Je Jamchen Choeje Yeshi, the founder of Sera Monastery and one of the main disciples of Tsongkhapa, passed away on the 24th day of the same month in the year 1443.

Saka Dawa, the 4th month according to the Tibetan calendar, is an important occasion which commemorates Buddha Shakyamuni's birth, enlightenment and passing into parinirvana .  During this month, it is said that the merits of any good deeds that one creates will be multiplied thousands of times.  

 

This year, Saka Dawa, the holy month commemorating the Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and paranirvana, will begin from 06/04/2019 to 07/02/2019.  It is said that the effects of positive and negative actions will be multiplied thousands of times.  Please perform as many virtuous actions as possible, and avoid doing non-virtuous actions.  If possible, please avoid eating meat for the entire month.  If not possible, please avoid eating meat in the first half of the month.  If it is not even possible, please avoid eating meat on Tues 5/29 which is the most important day of the month.

For the purpose of accumulating merit, once again, Geden Shoeling Buddhist Center will conduct Water Offering every day during this month starting this Wednesday.  If you have time, please come to Geden shoeling Center as much as possible to conduct Water Offering.

The schedule at Geden Shoeling is as followed:

 

Sat 06/15/2019  & Sun 06/16/2019  5:30A.M.-5: 00 P.M. Nyung Ne Retreat

 

-  Please sign up whether you are interested in attending Nyung Ne Retreat for one day or both days so we can prepare breakfast and lunch for you.

 

 

-  Nyung Ne Retreat will begin at dawn 5:30 A.M. and last 24 hours until 5:30 A.M. the next day.  Please be on time to take the Eight Mahayana Precepts.

 

 

-  On these days, we will conduct  Avalokiteshvara practice, reciting mantras, and making many prostrations.  We will observe silence.  We also will be fasting after lunch.  Only water should be consumed after lunch.  You don't need to observe fasting if there are medical reasons.

 

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SERA MEY POBHOR KHAMTSEN​​ PRAYER HALL PROJECT


SERA MEY POBHOR KHAMTSEN plans to construct a new PRAYER HALL for the monks.  In 2009, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and the office of Tibet in India have endowed Sera Mey Pobhor Khamtsen 3 acres of land to build this prayer hall.​

 

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​​Online Donations

If you would like to contribute towards the construction of this temple, please click the box below.

 

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Geden Shoeling's 11th Anniversary‏

Vu Lan

Yamantaka Purification Puja

 

Hello everyone,

 

This week, the schedule at Geden Shoeling Buddhist Center is as followed:

 

Sat 8/17/2019  10:30A.M.-12:00P.M.  སྦྱང་དབང་།  Jang-Wang Prayer  with Yamantaka Purification Puja during Vu Lan month

***attached is lotus flower form. (click on the image to print).  Please print out and write the names of your mothers and/or your relatives who you would like to dedicate the prayers to.  Please write the names of the deceased love ones and the love ones who are still alive on two separate lotus forms.  Please bring those in on Saturday morning.

 

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We invite everyone to come for the special prayer session on
 
His Holiness the Dalai Lama's birthday this saturday, July 6th at 10:30~12:00
 
***Please stay for cake-cutting event

Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in -Exile and Mr. Pema Choejor, the Tibetan Minster for the Dep. of Religion were invited by Geshe Norbula to our center.

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