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 Water Tiger - 2149 


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
8 8th 3rd October Medicine Buddha Day
8 10th 5th October Guru Rinpoche Day
8 15th 9th October Amitabha Buddha Day
8 16th 10th October Sojong
8 25th 20th October Dakini Day
8 29th 24th October Dharmapala Day
8 30th 25th October Sojong, Shakyamuni Buddha Day


Tibetan Month Tibetan Day Western Date Event
9 8th 1st November Medicine Buddha Day
9 10th 3rd November Guru Rinpoche Day
9 15th 8th November Amitabha Buddha Day
9 16th 9th November Sojong
9 20th 13th November Nyi nak
9 22nd 15th November Lha Bab Duchen
9 25th 18th November Dakini Day
9 29th 22nd November Dharmapala Day
9 30th 23rd November 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.