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 Rabbit - 2150 


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
4 7th 26th May Birth of Buddha
4 8th 27th May Medicine Buddha Day
4 10th 30th May Guru Rinpoche Day
4 14th 3rd June Sojong
4 15th 4th June Saga Dawa Duchen, Amitabha Buddha Day
4 24th 12th June Nyi nak
4 25th 13th June Dakini Day
4 29th 17th June Dharmapala Day
4 30th 18th June Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
5 8th 26th June Medicine Buddha Day
5 9th 27th June Nyi nak
5 10th 28th June Guru Rinpoche Day
5 15th 3rd July Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
5 25th 12th July Dakini Day
5 29th 16th July Dharmapala Day
5 30th 17th July 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.