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Offerings at the Golden Temple in Namdroling Monastery during pujas for the long life and good health of HH Penor Rinpoche The world's largest thangka of Guru Rinpoche, raised at Namdroling Monastery.A traditional Lama Chan performer at Namdrolling Monastery


Tibetan Year of the Iron Mouse - 2147 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
1 1st 24th February 2020 LOSAR - Tibetan New Year
1 8th 2nd March Medicine Buddha Day
1 10th 4th March Guru Rinpoche Day
1 15th 9th March Chotrul Duchen, Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
1 25th 18th March Dakini Day
1 29th 23rd March Sojong, Dharmapala Day
1 30th 24th March Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
2 8th 1st April Medicine Buddha Day, Nyi nak
2 10th 3rd April Guru Rinpoche Day
2 14th 7th April Sojong
2 15th 8th April  Amitabha Buddha Day
2 25th 17th April Dakini Day
2 29th 21st April Dharmapala Day
2 30th 22nd April Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Sojong: Confession day for the ordained, held twice each month.
Dharmapala Day: Protector practices are emphasised.
Nyi Nak: 'Black sun', when dynamic actions are favoured, but such things as initiations, dedications, marriage, building, religious studies and activities relating to the dead including funerals are to be avoided.