Rigpa Tibetan Calendar

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The Rigpa Tibetan Calendar 2009 - 2010

The Rigpa Tibetan Calendar

Since 1978 Rigpa has published a pocket-sized calendar with dates from the Tibetan lunar calendar as well as their corresponding western dates.

From 2010 to 2013 Rigpa also published a wall calendar featuring examples of Tibetan thangkas.

History

  • 2016-2017 Fire Monkey year 2143, a year dedicated to Guru Rinpoche
  • 2015-2016 Wood Sheep year 2142, focusing on the Buddha and his teachings
  • 2014-2015 Wood Horse year 2141, the Eighty-four mahasiddhas
  • 2013-2014 Water Snake year 2140 focusing on the Gelug tradition
  • 2012-2013 Water Dragon year 2139 focusing on the Kagyü tradition
  • 2011-2012 Iron Rabbit year 2138 focusing on the Sakya tradition
  • 2010-2011 Iron Tiger year 2137 focusing on the Nyingma tradition
  • 2009-2010 Earth Ox year 2136 dedicated to the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and to the 50th anniversary of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, and includes the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Lerab Ling
  • 2008-2009 Earth Mouse year 2135 dedicated to the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and of Kyabjé Trulshik Rinpoche
  • 2007-2008 Fire Pig year 2134 dedicated to the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and includes images of the life of the Buddha
  • 2006-2007 Fire Dog year 2133 includes A Prayer to Kindle the Three Kinds of Faiths, addressed to the 17 Great Panditas of glorious Nalanda by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • 2005-2006 Wood Bird year 2132 includes the Song of Devotion, a prayer for the fulfilment of the vision of Khenpo Jigmey Phuntsok Rinpoche by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • 2004-2005 Wood Monkey year 2131 includes a report on the bestowal of the Tendrel Nyesel empowerment by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • 2003-2004 Water Sheep year 2130
  • 2002-2003 Water Horse year 2129 includes a report of the first 25 years of Rigpa
  • 2001-2002 Iron Snake year 2128 includes report of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visit to Lerab Ling, September 2000
  • 2000-2001 Iron Dragon year 2127 includes tribute to Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche
  • 1999-2000 Earth Hare year 2126
  • 1998-1999 Earth Tiger year 2125 dedicated to the long life of the Yangsi Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and the flourishing of his enlightened activity
  • 1997-1998 Fire Ox year 2124 dedicated to world peace and the Nyingma Mönlam
  • 1996-1997 Fire Mouse year 2123 includes The Flower of Faith by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
  • 1995-1996 Wood Pig year 2122 includes Sogyal Rinpoche and Rigpa by Dzogchen Rinpoche
  • 1994-1995 Wood Dog year 2121 includes a report of the visit of Khenpo Jigmey Phuntsok Rinpoche
  • 1993-1994 Water Bird year 2120 includes a report on the inauguration of Dzogchen monastery by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • 1992-1993 Water Monkey 2119 dedicated to the swift rebirth of Kyabjé Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
  • 1991-1992 Iron Sheep year 2118 includes a report on the Rigpa summer retreat at Prapoutel with Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
  • 1990-1991 Iron Horse year 2117
  • 1989-1990 Earth Snake year 2116 focusing on Dzogchen monastery and the Dzogchen Rinpoches
  • 1988-1989 Earth Dragon year 2115 focusing on the Nyingma tradition
  • 1987-1988 Fire Hare year 2114 dedicated to the swift rebirth of Kyabjé Dudjom Rinpoche
  • 1986-1987 Fire Tiger year 2113 focusing on the Gelug tradition
  • 1985-1986 Wood Ox year 2112 focusing on the Kagyü tradition
  • 1984-1985 Wood Mouse year 2111 focusing on the Sakya tradition
  • 1983-1984 Water Pig year 2110 focusing on the Nyingma tradition
  • 1982-1983 Water Dog year 2109 includes prayer for the Swift Rebirth of the Karmapa
  • 1981-1982 Iron Bird year 2108
  • 1980-1981 Iron Monkey year 2107
  • 1979-1980 Earth Sheep year 2106