Ven. Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen founded Thubten Dhargye Ling. Since his passing, teachings have been offered by teachers from the Gaden Shartse monastery. Classes are currently being taught by Ven. Geshe Phuntsok Gyaltsen.
Classes are held on Sunday mornings from 10:30 am until noon with a question and answer time following the morning teaching.
- please remove shoes before entering the temple
- please turn off all cell phones
- please do not place prayer books or Dharma images on the floor
- please do not step over Dharma books, images
- please do not point the bottom of your feet towards the teacher or altar
- please wear modest attire
Teachings are free and open to the public. We request that students and visitors arrive on time and observe temple etiquette.
At times other events, rituals, and talks take place at the center and those will be listed in the calendar.
Dharma talks by Geshe Gyaltsen or other teachers at Gaden Shartse Thubten Dhargye Ling are usually commentary on Lam Rim, Mind Training, and other expositions of Buddha's teachings as presented in the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism.
Students from around the world can now view Geshe Gyaltsen's teaching on the internet. We record the teachings and post them online on our Current Teachings page. This page contains links to teachings that are available in high definition for most devices.
Other recent teachings by Geshe Gyaltsen and other teachers in our previous format are available on the Recent Teachings page.
We are making available the extensive archive of teachings by Ven. Geshe Gyeltsen and other important Lamas that Gaden Shartse Thubten Dhargye Ling has collected over many years. You may access the video and audio archive on our Archive pages.