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
10 8th 20th November Medicine Buddha Day
10 10th 22nd November Guru Rinpoche Day
10 15th 27th November Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
10 25th 7th December Dakini Day
10 29th 11th December Dharmapala Day
10 30th 12th December Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
11 8th 20th December Medicine Buddha Day
11 10th 22nd December Guru Rinpoche Day
11 15th 26th December Amitabha Buddha Day
11 16th 27th December Sojong
11 25th 6th January 2024 Dakini Day
11 29th 10th January Sojong, Dharmapala Day
11 30th 11th January Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
12 8th 18th January Medicine Buddha Day
12 10th 20th January Guru Rinpoche Day
12 15th 25th January Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
12 25th 5th February Dakini Day
12 29th 9th February Sojong, Dharmapala Day, 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.