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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

 

Year of the Earth Pig - 2146

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
1 1st 5th February LOSAR - Tibetan new year 2146
1 8th 13th February Medicine Buddha Day
1 11th 15th February Guru Rinpoche Day
1 15th 19th February Sojong, Chotrul Duchen, Amitabha Buddha Day
1 21st 25th February Nyi nak
1 25th 1st March Dakini Day
1 29th 5th March Sojong, Dharmapala Day
1 30th 6th March Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
1 8th 14th March Medicine Buddha Day
1 10th 16th March Guru Rinpoche Day
1 15th 21st March Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
1 25th 30th March Dakini Day
1 29th 4th April Sojong, Dharmapala Day
1 30th 5th April Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
2 8th 13th April Medicine Buddha Day, Nyi nak
2 10th 14th April Guru Rinpoche Day
2 15th 19th April Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
2 25th 29th Apri Dakini Day
2 29th 3rd  May Dharmapala Day
2 30th 4th May 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.