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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 Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
11 8th 3rd January 2020 Medicine Buddha Day
11 10th 5th January Guru Rinpoche Day
11 15th 10th January Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
11 25th 19th January Dakini Day
11 29th 23rd January Dharmapala Day
11 30th 24th January Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
12 8th 2nd February Medicine Buddha Day
12 10th 4th February Guru Rinpoche Day
12 14th 8th February Sojong, Nyi nak
12 15th 9th February  Amitabha Buddha Day
12 25th 18th February Dakini Day
12 29th 22nd February Dharmapala Day
12 30th 23rd February 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.