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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

 

Tibetan Year of the Iron Mouse - 2147 

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
10 8th 22nd November Medicine Buddha Day
10 10th 24th November Guru Rinpoche Day, Nyi nak
10 14th 29th November Sojong
10 15th 30th November Amitabha Buddha Day
10 25th 10th December Dakini Day
10 29th 13th December Dharmapala Day
10 30th 14th December Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
11 8th 22nd December Medicine Buddha Day
11 10th 24th December Guru Rinpoche Day, Nyi nak
11 15th 29th December Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
11 25th 8th January 2021 Dakini Day
11 29th 12th January Sojong, Dharmapala Day
11 30th 13th January Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
12 8th 21st January Medicine Buddha Day
12 10th 23rd January Guru Rinpoche Day, Nyi nak
12 14th 27th January Sojong, Nyi nak
12 15th 29th January Amitabha Buddha Day
12 26th 7th February Dakini Day
12 29th 10th February Dharmapala Day
12 30th 11th February Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
1 1st 12th February LOSAR - 2148 - Year of the Iron Ox

 

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.