Calendar

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

Special noticeVajrayogini Tsok and Vajrapani Bhutadamara are for for initiates only. They are practiced once a month and the date varies based on the Tibetan Lunar Calendar. When either Tsok or Vajrapani fall on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day. The upcoming Tsok and Vajrapani Bhutadamara practice dates are listed below.

DAILY PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

Daily practices are open to everyone, unless otherwise stated.

Monday7:00 p.m.How to meditate
Monday7:30 p.m.Book club
Tuesday7:00 p.m.Shakyamuni puja and meditation
Wednesday7:00 p.m.Chenrazig puja and meditation
Thursday7:00 p.m.Teaching by Lama Jampa--$5 suggested donation
Friday7:00 p.m.Dharma discussion
Sunday1:00 p.m.Manjushri puja--initiates only*
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

These classes run every Thursday. If a special event is happening on a Thursday then that pre-empts and cancels the teaching for that evening. Teachings will pick up and resume the Thursday after.
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THE PRACTICES BELOW ARE FOR INITIATES ONLY

VAJRAYOGINI TSOK @ 7:00 p.m.VAJRAPANI BHUTADAMARA @ 7:00 p.m.
July 8SundayJuly 21Saturday
August 6MondayAugust 19Sunday
September 5WednesdaySeptember 18Tuesday
October 4ThursdayOctober 18Thursday
November 2FridayNovember 16Friday
December 2SundayDecember 16Sunday
December 31MondayJanuary 15, 2019Tuesday
January 30, 2019WednesdayFebruary 14Thursday
March 1FridayMarch 15Friday
March 30Saturday

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

On the first day of the first lunar month we will make a special offering to local spirits and transworldly protectors so they will protect the environment and all of us.

It is also the first day of Buddha’s miracles and there will be an evening prayer for the Buddha and meditation.
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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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