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
5 8th 14th June Medicine Buddha Day
5 9th 15th June Nyi nak
5 10th 16th June Guru Rinpoche Day
5 14th 21st June Sojong
5 15th 22nd June Amitabha Buddha Day
5 25th 1st July Dakini Day
5 29th 4th July Dharmapala Day
5 30th 5th July Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
6 4th 9th July Chokhor Duchen
6 8th 14th July Medicine Buddha Day
6 10th 16th July Birth of Guru Rinpoche
6 14th 20th July Sojong
6 15th 21st July Amitabha Buddha Day
6 18th 24th July Nyi nak
6 25th 30th July Dakini Day
6 29th 3rd August Dharmapala Day
6 30th 4th August Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day

  

Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
6 (2nd) 4th 8th August Chokhor Duchen (2nd)
6 (2nd) 8th 12th August Medicine Buddha Day
6 (2nd) 10th 14th August Birth of Guru Rinpoche (2nd)
6 (2nd) 15th 19th August Sojong, Amitabha Buddha Day
6 (2nd) 25th 28th August Dakini Day
6 (2nd) 29th 1st September Dharmapala Day
6 (2nd) 30th 2nd September 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.