Tibetan Calendar – August 2018

1 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

2 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

3 Friday

  • Waning Moon

4 Saturday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)

5 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

6 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Lama Caroline’s birthday
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

7 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Metal lungs pulse predominates for 72 days according to the tibetan medical tradition
  • Cutting Hair brings peace of mind

8 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good for haircutting

9 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

10 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

11 Saturday

  • New Moon at 9:59am GMT
  • Partial solar eclipse from 8am to 11am GMT
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increasedNo surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

12 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

13 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day

14 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day

15 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

16 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon

17 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

18 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • No surgical operations

19 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

20 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

21 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

22 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

23 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

24 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Good day to hang prayer flags

25 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

26 Sunday

  • Full moon at 11:57 am GMT
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increasedNo surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

27 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

28 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon

29 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

30 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations

31 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good day to hang prayer flags

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – July 2018

1 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

2 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Lama Michel Rinpoche Birthday
  • No surgical operations

3 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

4 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

5 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags

6 Friday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)
  • HH Dalai Lama Birthday
  • Good for haircutting

7 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Lama Drubwang Gangchen Rinpoche Birthday
  • Avoid Haircutting

8 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

9 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting Hair brings peace of mind

10 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good for haircutting

11 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

12 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

13 Friday

  • New Moon at 2:45 am GMT
  • Partial Sun Eclipse from 2am to 4am GMT
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increa
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

14 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

15 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day
  • Good for haircutting

16 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Chokor Duchen – Buddha Shakiamuni first turning of the Wheel of Dharma
  • Good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

17 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

18 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon

19 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

20 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • Earth-spleen pulse predominates for 18 days in the Tibetan medical system
  • No surgical operations
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

21 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon

22 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

23 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

24 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

25 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

26 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

27 Friday

  • Full Moon at 8:21pm GMT
  • Total Moon Eclipse from 6:30pm to 10:30pm GMT
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increa
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

28 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Varsa – Rain Retreat in the Theravada tradition
  • Avoid Haircutting

29 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

30 Monday

  • Waning Moon

31 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – June 2018

1 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

2 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations

3 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

4 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

5 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good for haircutting

6 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

7 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

8 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

9 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags

10 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

11 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

12 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

13 Wednesday

  • New Moon
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

14 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

15 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

16 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day

17 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations

18 Monday

  • Waxing Moon

19 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

20 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)

21 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • Solstice – The longest day in the northern hemisphere – The shorter day in the southern hemisphere
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

22 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Tsog day according to Greenwich Mean Time (G.M.T.)

23 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Tsog day according to Tibetan Calendar (eastern time)
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags

24 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon

25 Monday

  • Waxing Moon

26 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

27 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

28 Thursday

  • Full Moon
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • Zamling Shide – Universal Prayer Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

29 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

30 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – May 2018

1 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Labour day – May day
  • Obstacles to those born in the monkey years

2 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

3 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations

4 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

5 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Fire heart pulse predominates for 72 days according to the tibetan medical system

6 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

7 Monday

  • Waning Moon

8 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

9 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

10 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

11 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Obstacles for those born in the years of the Rabbit
  • Cutting Hair brings peace of mind

12 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good for haircutting

13 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

14 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations

15 Tuesday

  • New Moon at 11:49 am GMT
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

16 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Beginning of Saga Dawa, Vesak month (Visakha)
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

17 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

18 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day
  • No surgical operations

19 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon

20 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon

21 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Buddha Shakyamuni Birth anniversary
  • Avoid Haircutting

22 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • Good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

23 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

24 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day

25 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

26 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Obstacles to those born in the boar years
  • Avoid Haircutting

27 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

28 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increased
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

29 Tuesday

  • Full moon at 2:21 pM GMT
  • Vesak-Saga Dawa
  • Buddha Shakyamuni Enlightenment and Parinirvana
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increased
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

30 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

31 Thursday

  • Waning Moon

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – April 2018

1 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Easter Sunday
  • Avoid Haircutting

2 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Easter Monday

3 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

4 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations

5 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Obstacles to those born in the years of the sheep
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

6 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

7 Saturday

  • Waning Moon

8 Sunday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)
  • Orthodox Easter
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

9 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

10 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

11 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting Hair brings peace of mind

12 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Obstacles to those born in the years of the sheep
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

13 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

14 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • New Year in Nepal, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Laos
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

15 Sunday

  • New moon at 1:50 am GMT
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

16 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Kalachakra New Year
  • Avoid Haircutting

17 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Earth spleen pulse dominates for 18 days according to the tibetan medical system
  • Avoid Haircutting

18 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

19 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

20 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Kalu Rinpoche’s Anniversary (1905-1989)
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

21 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

22 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Avoid Haircutting

23 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

24 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Obstacles to those born in the years of the monkey
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

25 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day

26 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Obstacles to those born in the years of the dog
  • Avoid Haircutting

27 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

28 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

29 Sunday

  • Full Moon
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • Buddha Purnima (India)
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increased
  • Avoid Haircutting

30 Monday

  • Full Moon at 00:59 am GMT
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – March 2018

1 Thursday

  • Full Moon
  • Anniversary of Milarepa
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increa
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

2 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

3 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

4 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

5 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations

6 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

7 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

8 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags

9 Friday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)
  • Good for haircutting

10 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

11 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

12 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good for haircutting

13 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good for haircutting

14 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon

15 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

16 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

17 Saturday

  • New Moon
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increa
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

18 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

19 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

20 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day

21 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Good for haircutting

22 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon

23 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

24 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

25 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

26 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

27 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

28 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

29 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

30 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations

31 Saturday

  • Full Moon
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increa
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – February 2018

1 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

2 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

3 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations

4 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

5 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

6 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon

7 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

8 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

9 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

10 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

11 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

12 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

13 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

14 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Gutor – averting the negativity of the old year
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

15 Thursday

  • New Moon at 9:pm GMT
  • Partial Solar Eclipse from 7pm to 11pm GMT
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • Daka Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increased
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

16 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • New Tibetan and Chinese Year of the Earth Dog
  • Happy New Year
  • Good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

17 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

18 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

19 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations

20 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

21 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon

22 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

23 Friday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

24 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

25 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

26 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

27 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Obstacles to those born in the years of the boar
  • Avoid Haircutting

28 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – January 2018

1 Monday

  • Full Moon
  • Happy New Year 2018
  • Sakya Pandita (1182-1251) Anniversary
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increased
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

2 Tuesday

  • Full Moon at 2:25 am GMT
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

3 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon

4 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

5 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations

6 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Epiphany

7 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Orthodox Christmas
  • Avoid Haircutting

8 Monday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)

9 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

10 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

11 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

12 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

13 Saturday

  • Waning Moon

14 Sunday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags

15 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

16 Tuesday

  • Luna Nuova
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

17 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Earth spleen pulse predominates for 18 days
  • Avoid Haircutting

18 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

19 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

20 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

21 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

22 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

23 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon

24 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Avoid Haircutting

25 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day

26 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

27 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon

28 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

29 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

30 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

31 Wednesday

  • Full Moon at 1:26 pm GMT
  • Full Moon Eclipse from noon to 3pm GMT
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increased
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

Tibetan Calendar 2018

Tibetan Calendar 2017

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction

Tibetan Calendar – December 2017

1 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Good day to hang prayer flags
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

2 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

3 Sunday

  • Full Moon at 3:46pm GMT
  • Buddha Amitabha Day
  • This day is favorable for positive activities since the karmic results of both negatives and positive actions is greatly increased
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

4 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

5 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

6 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • No surgical operations

7 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • Obstacles for those born in the years of the sheep
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

8 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

9 Saturday

  • Waning Moon

10 Sunday

  • Waning Moon (last quarter)
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • Good for haircutting

11 Monday

  • Waning Moon
  • Good day to hang prayer flags
  • Avoid Haircutting

12 Tuesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dakini Day
  • Tsog day according to Tibetan Calendar (eastern time)
  • Gaden ngancho – anniversary of Je Rinpoche – Lama Tsong Khapa (1357-1419)
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

13 Wednesday

  • Waning Moon
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

14 Thursday

  • Waning Moon
  • Obstacles for those born in the years of the sheep
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

15 Friday

  • Waning Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

16 Saturday

  • Waning Moon
  • Dharmapala Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

17 Sunday

  • New Moon
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • This month in the tibetan lunar calendar the 30th is double
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

18 Monday

  • New moon at 6:32am GMT
  • Buddha Shakiamuni Day
  • Good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

19 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

20 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Avoid Haircutting

21 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • White Tara Day
  • Obstacles for those born in the years of the dog
  • Cutting hair brings fortune

22 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Anniversary of Kiabje Ling Rinpoche (1903~1983)
  • Not a good day to hang prayer flags
  • No surgical operations
  • Avoid Haircutting

23 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon

24 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Ngepa Gu Dzom – Nine bad omens day in the tibetan calendar (including the morning of the 25th)
  • Christmas eve

25 Monday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Christmas day
  • Zangpo Chu Dzom – 10 auspicious signs in the tibetan calendar (only in the afternoon)
  • Avoid Haircutting

26 Tuesday

  • Waxing Moon (first quarter)
  • Green Tara and Medicine Buddha’s Day
  • Not a good day to start important activities
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

27 Wednesday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Obstacles for those born in the years of the horse and snake
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

28 Thursday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Lama Tsong Khapa and Padmasambhava’s Day
  • Ganachakra (Tsog) Day
  • Cutting hair brings power of attraction

29 Friday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Cutting hair increases intelligence

30 Saturday

  • Waxing Moon
  • Obstacles for those born in the years of the boar
  • Avoid Haircutting

31 Sunday

  • Waxing Moon
  • New year eve
  • Cutting hair increases vitality

Tibetan Calendar 2017

Tibetan Calendar – Introduction