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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 Dog - 2145

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
2 8th 25th March Medicine Buddha Day, Nyi nak
2 10th 26th March Guru Rinpoche Day
2 15th 31st March Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
2 25th 10th April Dakini Day
2 29th 14th April Dharmapala Day
2 30th 15th April Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
3 8th 23rd April Medicine Buddha Day
3 10th 25th April Guru Rinpoche Day
3 15th 29th April Amitabha Buddha Day
3 16th 30th April Sojong, Nyi nak
3 25th 10th May Dakini Day
3 29th 14th May Sojong, Dharmapala Day
3 30th 15th May 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.