Rinpoche Visits Prominent Buddhist Centers in Taiwan

The months of November and December, 2013 took H.E.Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche to Taiwan to conduct annual dharma activities. While there, he gave empowerments, led meditation courses and visited two major Buddhist centers: Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM) and Fo Guang Shan. His first visit was to Dharma Drum Mountain, where Rinpoche returned on November 27 after an absence of nearly two years. Accompanied by a dozen disciples, he first met with Abbot Master Guo Dong. After casual conversation and an exchange of gifts, ... Read more
Meaning of Abbreviations

* The following day is a missing or a double date accroding to Tibetan calendar.
BA Amitabha Buddha Day
BD Baden: unfavourable for putting up flags
BM Medicine Buddha Day
BS Shakyamuni Buddha Day
DP Dharmapala Day
LD Ludok: unfavourable for Naga Offering
LT Luthep: favourable for Naga Offering
ME Moon Eclipse: great day for accumulation of merit
NG Ngenpa Guzom: unfavourable for new project, e.g. gathering, inauguration
NN Nyinag: unfavourable for new project, e.g. marriage, inauguration
SE Sun Eclipse: a greater day for accumulation of merit
SN Shakngen: unfavourable for new project, e.g. marriage, inauguration
TN Tashi Nyima: auspicious day in a general sense
YK Yenkong: unfavourable for new project, e.g. marriage, inauguration
ZC Zangpo Chuzom: auspicious day, good for gathering

Duchen great anniversaries, special days of Buddha Shakyamuni, etc., good for accumulating merits.
Tsezang good days for accumulating merits
Naga Powerful long-lived serpent-like beings who inhabit in water, guard great treasure. Some great protectors of the Dharma are nagas such as Eight Major Nagas.