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Geden Shoeling Tibetan Manjushri Buddhist Center was established in September 2003. The Abbott is Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jamyang, an ex-Abbot of Sera Mey Monastic University in India. Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jamyang and Geshe Norbu Chophol are the two main teachers who conduct prayers and give Dharma teachings at Geden Shoeling Center.

​His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Visited our Center and Long Beach in September 2009

Teaching in Long Beach, CA, USA on September 25 & 26: His Holiness gave teachings on The Four Noble Truths and conferred theAmitabha Permission Initiation (opakmei jenang) and Medicine Buddha Initiation at the Long Beach Arena organized by Geden Shoeling Tibetan Center.

​​​AMITABHA INITIATION in San Jose, October 2010

San Jose, California, USA, 13 October 2010 - On his second day of program in California, His Holiness spent the morning on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose State University Event Center to bestow the Amitabha Initiation at the request of the Geden Shoeling Center.

Saka Dawa

The Saka Dawa month starts on Friday 5/10 to 6/08.  In this month, one of the ways to accumulate merit is to make Water Offering to the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. Beginning this Sunday 5/20, you can come to Geden Shoeling Center to make Water Offering every day.  Geshela Norbu has mentioned that we should do this as many times as possible. If you have time, you can even come a few times a day.


-  If possible, please eat white food (no meat - vegetarian) for the whole Saka Dawa month​​​. If not possible, please avoid eating meat the first half of the month. If not even possible, please avoid eating meat on Tuesday 6/2/2015.


-  It is mentioned in the scriptures that the merit accumulated this month is multiplied many times.

​June 02 2018 Fish Release At Marina Del Rey

Whenever we eat, walk, and breathe, we inadvertently harm beings.  Although we cannot completely prevent killing others, we can cultivate mindfulness and try to reduce taking life as much as we can. In addition to this, we can promote the health, safety, and well-being of others through the practice of life release.    "Life release" or "ransoming" (Tib. tse tar) is a Buddhist tradition of saving the lives of animals that are destined to be killed.  By saving the lives of animals destined to be killed, we immediately benefit their health and longevity.

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