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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 Fire Bird - 2144

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
5 8th 1st July Medicine Buddha Day
5 9th 2nd July Nyi nak
5 10th 3rd July Guru Rinpoche Day
5 14th 8th July Sojong
5 15th 9th July Amitabha Day
5 25th 19th July Dakini Day
5 28th 22nd July Sojong, Dharmapala Day
5 30th 23rd July Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
6 4th 27th July Chokhor Duchen
6 8th 31st July Medicine Buddha Day
6 10th 2nd August Guru Rinpoche Day
6 14th 6th August Sojong
6 15th 7th August Amitabha Buddha Day
6 18th 10th August Nyi Nak
6 25th 17th August Dakini Day
6 28th 20th August Dharmapala Day
6 30th 21st August 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.