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 Iron Ox - 2148 


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
9 (2nd) 8th 12th November Medicine Buddha Day
9 (2nd) 10th 14th November Guru Rinpoche Day
9 (2nd) 15th 19th November Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
9 (2nd) 20th 24th November Nyi nak
9 (2nd) 25th 29th November Dakini Day
9 (2nd) 29th 3rd December Sojong, Dharmapala Day
9 (2nd) 30th 4th December Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
10 8th 11th December Medicine Buddha Day
10 10th 13th December Guru Rinpoche Day
10 15th 18th December Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
10 25th 29th December Dakini Day
10 29th 1st January 2022 Dharmapala Day
10 30th 2nd January Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day, Nyi nak


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.