Gem of Wisdom for Daily Reflection: 

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 Wood Dragon - 2151

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
1 1st 10th February LOSAR - Tibetan New Year
1 8th 17th February Medicine Buddha Day
1 10th 19th February Guru Rinpoche Day
1 15th 24th February Chotrul Duchen, Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
1 25th 5th March Dakini Day
1 29th 9th March Sojong, Dharmapala Day
1 30th 10th March Shakyamuni Buddha Day

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
2 8th 17th March Medicine Buddha Day, Nyi nak
2 10th 19th March Guru Rinpoche Day
2 14th 24th March Sojong
2 15th 25th March Amitabha Buddha Day
2 25th 4th April Dakini Day
2 29th 7th April Dharmapala Day
2 30th 8th April Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
3 8th 16th April Medicine Buddha Day, Nyi nak
3 10th 18th April Guru Rinpoche Day
3 15th 23rd April Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
3 16th 24th April Nyi nak
3 25th 3rd May Dakini Day
3 29th 7th May Sojong, Dharmapala Day
3 30th 8th 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.