Gem of Wisdom for Daily Reflection: 

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 Water Tiger - 2149 

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
11 7th 29th December Nyi nak
11 8th 30th December Medicine Buddha Day
11 9th 31st December Birthday of Yangsi Pema Norbu Rinpoche
11 10th 1st January 2023 Guru Rinpoche Day
11 15th 6th January Amitabha Buddha Day
11 16th 7th January Sojong
11 25th 17th January Dakini Day
11 29th 20th January Dharmapala Day
11 30th 21st January Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
12 8th 29th January Medicine Buddha Day
12 10th 31st January Guru Rinpoche Day
12 14th 4th February Nyi nak
12 15th 5th February Amitabha Buddha Day, Sojong
12 25th 15th February Dakini Day
12 29th 19th February Dharmapala Day
12 30th 20th February Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Year of the Water Rabbit - 2150 

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
1 1st 21st February LOSAR - Tibetan New Year 2150

  

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.