PRACTICE DATES for 2014

April 2014

01 Anniversary of Orgyen Terdak Lingpa
07 Medicine Buddha
08 Dharmapala
09 Guru Rinpoche known as Guru Loden Chokse
15 Buddha Shakyamuni;
Full Moon 3:42am;
Lunar Eclipse 3:45am
19 Dharmapala;
24 Dakini Day
29 No Moon–1000 Buddhas;
New Moon 2:14am;
Solar Eclipse 2:03am

May 2014

07 Medicine Buddha
08 Dharmapala
09 Guru Rinpoche known as Guru Chimed Pema Jungne
14 Buddha Shakyamuni;
Full Moon 3:15pm;
Buddha taught the Kalachakra Tantra
15 Anniversary of Terton Mingyur Dorje
18 Dharmapala
24 Dakini Day
28 No Moon–1000 Buddhas;
New Moon 2:39pm
29 Tibetan 4th month;
SAGA DAWA begins

June 2014

05 Birth of Buddha Shakyamuni
06 Medicine Buddha
07 Dharmapala
08 Guru Rinpoche known as Guru Chimed Dorje Tsal
13 SAGA DAWA DUCHEN;
Buddha Shakyamuni
Full Moon 12:11am;
Buddha Shakyamuni’s enlightenment & mahaparinirvana
16 Dharmapala;
Anniversary of Patrul Rinpoche
19 Anniversary of KHENCHEN PALDEN SHERAB RINPOCHE
22 Dakini Day
26 Dharmapala;
Anniversary of Mipham Rinpoche
27 No Moon–1000 Buddhas;
New Moon 4:08am
28 Tibetan 5th month;
Anniversary of Terton Chokgyur Lingpa

July 2014

03 Anniversary of Chokyi Lodro
05 Medicine Buddha
06 Dharmapala
07 Guru Rinpoche known as Guru Senge Dradok
13 Buddha Shakyamuni
Full Moon 7:24am
16 Dharmapala
21 Dakini Day
25 Dharmapala
27 No Moon–1000 Buddhas;
New Moon 6:41pm
28 Tibetan 6th month
31 CHOKHOR DUCHEN: Buddha’s 1st teaching in Sarnath

August 2014

04 Medicine Buddha
05 Dharmapala
06 Guru Rinpoche known as Guru Tsokyi Dorje
09 Anniversary of 3rd Karmapa Ranjung Dorje
10 Buddha Shakyamuni
Full Moon 2:08pm
14 Dharmapala
20 Dakini Day
24 Dharmapala
25 No Moon–1000 Buddhas;
New Moon 10:12am
26 Tibetan 7th month

September 2014

02 Medicine Buddha
03 Dharmapala
04 Guru Rinpoche known as Guru Khading Tsal
08 Full Moon 9:37pm
09 Buddha Shakyamuni
12 Dharmapala
18 Dakini Day
22 Dharmapala
23 Autumn Equinox 10:29pm
24 No Moon–1000 Buddhas;
New Moon 2:13am
25 Tibetan 8th month

2014 Calendar for Wood Horse Year 2141
through the PBC Dharma Store Pemai Chiso

New calendar for Water Snake Year 2140

Annually produced, these handmade lunar practice calendars mark the months and days for the complete Tibetan Year 2141 - Wood Horse (March 2, 2014 to February 18, 2015) with highlights on important practice days, festivals, and anniversaries of many great Buddhist lineage masters. This year's calendar features fourteen color photographs of the Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches and the PBC sangha taken by Rinpoches' students around the world. All proceeds from the sales of this calendar support building new classrooms and a dining hall at PBC Padma Samye Chokhor Ling Monastery in Sarnath, India.

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