Finding Tulku

Finding TulkuGeshe Jampa Norbu tells the story of how Tulku Tenzin Thardoe, the reincarnation of Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen, was found.

Supporting Tulku Tenzin Thardoe's upbringing and education

Tulku Tenzin Thardoe in robesPlease review this document for information on how you can help support Tulku Tenzin Thardoe's upbringing and education. Please contact us with questions.

Reincarnation of Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen

Geshe Gyeltsen ReincarnationIt is with great joy that we at GSTDL share with you the very happy news that His Holiness the Dalai Lama has recognized the reincarnation of our Geshe'la (Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen). The reincarnate, Tenzin Thardoe who is now two years and one month old, is son of Tsering Phuntsok (father) and Tenzin Khechog (mother) and he was born and lives in Camp 2 in Mundgod, Southern India, very close to the Gaden Shartse Monastery.

The first offering of the robes ceremony took place in India August, 2013. Please pray for the good health of this reincarnate for the great success in his education.

Khensur Rinpoche Dakpa Tenzin giving Sunday teachings

Khensur Rinpoche Dakpa TenzinWe the members and friends of Thubten Dhargye Ling are honored and fortunate to be blessed with having such a high Lama as our New Resident Teacher.

Please join us for his teachings on Sunday mornings or watch them on our Current Teachings page.

Ven. Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen

Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen

Ven. Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen was the founder of Thubten Dhargye Ling. He was an authentic and trusted spiritual guide to the many students who came to him for teachings and advice. He passed away February 13, 2009. His students and friends are encouraged to make prayers for his swift return. Geshe'la was a tireless Teacher, Guide, and Activist. At his passing, he demonstrated the signs of being a highly accomplished Buddhist master. Please see his biography and the Winter '08 Newsletter and his funeral ceremony at Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India.

A Center for the Study of Tibetan Buddhism

Thubten Dhargye Ling

Thubten Dhargye Ling, a Dharma center located in Long Beach, California, is dedicated to the study of Tibetan Buddhism. Founded in 1978 by the late Ven. Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen, it has been a source of authentic Dharma instruction rooted in the Gelugpa lineage from Gaden Shartse Monastery and Nagarjuna, Asanga, Atisha, Lama Tsong Khapa, and the Dalai Lamas.

Our center has hosted such renowned teachers as H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and has on several occasions sponsored appearences and teachings by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in the greater Los Angeles. 

Please browse our site to find out more about our center and how to receive Dharma teachings.

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