Mindrolling Monastery Calendar

Year of the Water-Tiger – 2022–2023

Important Dates & Ceremonies

03 March 2022Losar – Tibetan New Year of the Water Tiger
05 March12th Anniversary of Parinirvana of His Holiness Kyabje Mindrolling Trichen
12 MarchCommencement of 7-day Thukje Chenpo Drubchen marking the Parinirvana of Kyabje Mindrolling Trichen
18 MarchChotrul Düchen – Occasion of Great Miracles
26 MarchCommencement of 10-day Kagyed Drubchen
03 AprilAnniversary of Terdag Lingpa
11 AprilThe Great Tse Chu Ceremony and Ritual Dances
03 JuneCommencement of 7-day Vajrasattva Drubchö
07 JuneNewly admitted monks join the monastery
14 JuneSaga Dawa – Day of Buddha Shakyamuni’s Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana
27 JuneAnniversary of Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche
28 JuneAnniversary of Khenchen Ngawang Khyentse Norbu
06 JulyBirthday of H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
07 JulyCommencement of 3-day Tel-da Tse Chu Ceremony
13 JulyDzam Ling Chi Sang – Universal Prayer Day
01 AugustCelebration of the Buddha’s First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma
12 AugustCommencement of the 45-day Yarne Retreat
15 AugustIndependence Day of India
02 SeptemberTibet Democracy Day
20 SeptemberCommencement of 3-day Drubchö of the Dharmapalas
02 OctoberGandhi Jaynti
06 NovemberSacred Ritual Dance of Tsa Cham
10 NovemberCommencement of 7-day Ka Ma’i Tshogchen Düpa Drubchö
15 NovemberLha Bab Dü Chen – Day of Buddha’s Descent from Devaloka –
Commemoration of the inauguration day of the World Peace Stupa
28 NovemberCommencement of 5-day Drubchö of the Three Great Protectors Gyalpo, Lha and Tsan
02 DecemberFounder’s Day of the Mindrolling Shedra – Do Gyüd Lekshe Ling
10 DecemberCommemoration day of the Nobel Peace Prize to H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
20 DecemberCommencement of 3-day Guru Drakpo Tordok
20 DecemberCommencement of 3-day Vajrakilaya Tordok
25 DecemberAnniversary of Minling Chung Rinpoche
28–29 DecemberNgenpa Gu Dzom: Nine Bad Omens occurring together
01 January 2023New Year 2023
06 January58th Founder’s Day of Mindrolling Monastery in India
14 JanuaryCommencement of 7-Day Kagyed Thorol Drubchö
22 JanuaryCommencement of the 10-day Great Nyingma Mönlam at Bodh Gaya
26 JanuaryRepublic Day of India
08 FebruaryAnniversary of the Omniscient Longchen Rabjam
13 FebruaryCommencement of 7-day Yamantaka Tordok
21 FebruaryLosar 2023 – Tibetan New Year of the Water Rabbit

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