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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
7 8th 29th August Medicine Buddha Day
7 10th 31st August Guru Rinpoche Day
7 14th 5th September Sojong
7 15th 6th September Amitabha Day
7 25th 15th September Dakini Day
7 28th 19th September Sojong, Dharmapala Day
7 30th 20th September Shakyamuni Buddha Day

 

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
8 8th 28th September Medicine Buddha Day
8 10th 30th September Guru Rinpoche Day
8 14th 4th October Sojong
8 15th 5th October Amitabha Buddha Day
8 25th 14th October Dakini Day
8 28th 18th October Dharmapala Day
8 30th 19th October 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.