Calendar

CONTENTS
Daily Practice Schedule
Initiates Only
Holy Days
Festival Days
Tibetan Losar (New Year’s Day)
Auspicious Birthdays
Departure Days

DAILY PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

Daily practices are open to everyone, unless otherwise stated.

Monday7:00 p.m.Meditation
Monday7:30 p.m.Book club
Tuesday7:00 p.m.Shakyamuni puja and meditation
Wednesday7:00 p.m.Chenrezi puja and meditation
Thursday7:00 p.m.Teaching by Lama Jampa-- by donation
Saturday10:00 am
1:30 pm
Tibetan Level 1
Tibetan Level 2
Sunday1:00 p.m.Manjushri puja and meditation - for initiates*
Sunday2:00 p.m.Green Tara puja and meditation

*Lama Jhampa will give permission for the Manjushi Puja upon request.

THURSDAY NIGHT TEACHINGS

The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva
Nineth Chapter

These classes run every Thursday and Lama Jampa gives a detailed explanation of each verse.
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THE PRACTICES BELOW ARE FOR INITIATES ONLY

VAJRAYOGINI TSOK @ 7:00 p.m.|VAJRAPANI BHUTADAMARA @ 7:00 p.m.
March 1Friday|March 15Friday
March 30Saturday|
April 29 Monday|April 23Tuesday
May 29Wednesday|May 13Monday
June 27Thursday|June 11Tuesday
July 27Saturday|July 20Saturday
August 25Sunday|August 9Friday
September 24Tuesday|September 7Saturday
October 23Wednesday|October 7Monday
November 21Thursday|November 5Tuesday
December 21Saturday|December 5Thursday

When Tsok or Vajrapani fall on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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THE PRACTICES BELOW ARE FOR OPEN TO EVERYONE

HOLY DAYS ACCORDING TO THE LUNAR CALENDAR

Lunar Calendar
MM-DD
Holy Day
2-12Parinirvana Day of Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen
9-14Parinirvana Day of Sachen Kunga Nyingpo
11-11Parinirvana Day of Lopon Sonam Tsemo
11-14Parinirvana Day of Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen Pal Sangpo
11-22Parinirvana Day of Drogon Chogyal Phagpa

When a Holy Day falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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FESTIVAL DAYS ACCORDING TO THE LUNAR CALENDAR

1.1-15Lord Buddha's Miracle Day
2.4-15Lord Buddha's Enlightenment Day
3.4-6Lord Buddha's First Sermon
4.9-22Lord Buddha's Descent to the Earth

When a Festival Day falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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TIBETAN LOSAR (NEW YEAR’S DAY ) ACCORDING TO THE LUNAR CALENDAR

Losar – Tibetan New Year is on February 5th, 2019 
The zodiac sign is the Female Earth Pig 

On the first day of the first lunar month we make a special offering to the local spirits and protectors.
It is also the first day of Buddha’s miracles month.
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AUSPICIOUS BIRTHDAYS ACCORDING TO THE WESTERN CALENDAR

WESTERN CALENDARMASTER
July 6HH the 14th Dalai Lama
September 7HH the 41st Sakya Trichen
November 19HH the 42nd Sakya Trizin

When an Auspicious Birthday falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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DEPARTURE DAYS ACCORDING TO THE WESTERN CALENDAR

WESTERN CALENDARMASTER
September 7Late Geshe Tashi Namgyal

When a Departure Day falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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