Schedule of Events

April 20, 2012  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Solitary Yamantaka Initiation Preliminary Rites – by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. 

April 21, 2012  9:00am- 12:00 noon: Solitary Yamantaka Actual Initiation - by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

Tickets: Free tickets to those registering ($25 registration fee) See the Highest Yoga Tantra page for details – reserved seating. At the Long Beach Arena, Long Beach Convention Center. Security screening required so arrive at the doors one to two hours before the program starts.

April 21, 2012  1:30pm – 3:00 pm: Peace of Mind in Troubled Times – public talk by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Tickets: $94, $64 , $37 & $20 – reserved seating. At the Long Beach Arena, Long Beach Convention Center. Security screening required so arrive at doors one to two hours before the program starts.

During the month of May, following the Yamantaka initiation, Khen Rinpoche Jangchub Choeden (Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery) will remain with us at GSTDL to give a commentary on the practice and the retreat. These teachings will take place on Friday evenings, Saturday mornings and afternoons and Sunday mornings.

All of these events are subject to change, so please continue to check our website: gstdl.org over the coming months.

We invite you to become a sponsor of His Holiness’ 2012 visit. See the Invitation to Become a Sponsor page for more information. Sponsors will receive priority access to all these events. We welcome you to join us. All calls and email regarding the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, sponsorship opportunities, ticketing, etc., should be directed to (562) 726 2789 and HHDL2012@gstdl.org.

We have posted a page with travel and lodging information and also a page with answers to frequently asked questions.

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