Palpung Sherabling is composed of several units. Monks or Nuns in each of these units may have very different daily schedules.

Some monks in the main monastery are called "prayer monks". They are responsible for the daily, monthly and annual prayers in the monastery, as well as any special prayers that have been requested. In their prayer-free time they learn the ritual life of the monk through practical experience, including playing instruments, making torma offerings, lama dancing, special chanting, hand gestures and memorizing prayers. When a monk is adept at these studies, they may choose to enter the shedra (monastic collage), or the three-year retreat.

Time Activities
04:30 to 05:00 Refresh
05:00 to 06:30 Memorizing of Sadhana text
06:30 to 07:30 Breakfast
07:30 to 09:00 The practice of Mudras, chanting melodies and sadhanas edition
09:00 to 09:30 Tea break
09:30 to 11:00 Practice for puja instruments
11:30 to 1:30 Lunch break
1:30 to 3:00 The practice of Torma; butter ornaments and sand Mandala
3:00 to 3:30 Tea break
3:30 to 5:00 Language and Literature
5:00 to 6:30 English
6:30 to 7:00 Dinner break
7:00 to 8:30 Tibetan grammar
8:30 to 10:00 Break & Bed Time

The prayer monks' daily schedule when they are off puja is as above. But it usually varies with the annual schedule of Palpung Sherabling monastic seat. They may have more free time when there is no special prayer.

Some monks, also in main monastery, who practice or serve in special halls, for example Mahakala Retreat Hall (the time table), may have more fixed daily schedules. Likewise, the students of Sherabling Institute, monks in retreat centers and schoolboys all have their own schedules. Only the annual and monthly schedule of Palpung Sherabling are the common schedule for all the units: (following dates refer to Kalachakra Calendar)

Date Puja
5 6:00 AM: Elaborate 16 Arhats puja
8 6:00 AM: Elaborate tara puja
1:30 PM: red Avalokiteshvara puja
9 6:00 AM & 1:30 PM: Mahakala puja (Victory from Evil forces)
10 6:00 AM: Guru Rinpoche puja
1:30 PM: Vajra Yogini puja
14 6:00 AM: Amitaus Nine deities puja
15 6:00 AM: Posadha (Tso Jong) The bi-monthly confession and restoration ceremony puja and Buddha Vairochana's elaborate puja
19 4:00 AM & 1:30 PM: Mahakala puja of the victorious and flourishing teachings
25 6:00 AM: Gendapa's five deities Chakrasamvara puja system
28 6:00 AM & 1:30 PM: Long-life Dakinis puja and puja of the protector Sukhavati
29 5:00 AM & 1:30 PM: Mahakala puja (buring all evils)
30 6:00 AM: Posadha (Tso Jong) The bi-monthly confession and restoration ceremony puja and Akshobya puja

Month Date The Puja and Preactice
1 8 Local deities fire Puja, H. E. 12th Tai Situ Rinpoche's birthday celebration
10 6.5 days Great aspiration prayer (Palpung Monlam Chenmo)
15 Kagyu Gurtso (The sound by the Milarepa) gathering only who completed three year retreat
2 5 10.5 days Thugje Sangdu practice from Ratnalingpa treasure. (red Chenrezig)
3 7 7.5 days Vajra Yogini practice
15 7.5 days Chakrasamvara practice
5 7 7.5 days Hei Vajra practice
15 Universal fire offering puja
6 2 From Tantra of Marpa twice of the year
7 8 7.5 days Four armed red Avalokiteshvara practice
8 12 9 days Kalachakra practice
9 21 3.5 days Shakyamuni Buddha's Descent from heaven day, Avalokiteshvara practice and fasting
10 1 10 days Guru Padmasambava practice (from Guru Choewang tresure) and ritual dance.
5 With special robes and without masks Lama dance, with own dress Gya, Snow lion dance etc.
9 Lama dance (without masks)
10 Whole Guru Padmasambava Lama dance with masks
11 9.5 days Ratnalingpa Vajrakilaya puja or Dorje Drollo Wrathful Padmasambhava puja
11 22 9.5 days Only retreat Lamas are Drollo Yesor puja at Dorje Drollo shrine hall
12 19 Primary Lama dance of Mahakala (without masks)
22 9.5 days Mahakala puja (Victory from Evil forces) text author by situ Choekyi Jungnyi
28 Great Mahakala Lama dance (without masks)
29 Great Mahakala ritual Lama dance with masks and fire puja
30 Mahakala puja (burning all evils) and red crown ceremony, long life empowerment by The 12th Kenting Tai Situpa
1 1 Early morning Mahakala puja, Smoke puja (Gelek Tinphung)
Celebration for the Kalachakra Calendar New Year (Losar)
1 1 The 12th Kenting Tai Situpa comes to the main shrine hall, Rinpoches, Tulkus, Lama, monks and lay people will offer scarf to The 12th Kenting Tai Situpa. After the scarf offering ceremony, purification puja, tea and rice. And will celebrate for seven days.

Visitors could join these public activities as they wish. Visitors also could request the main monastery to have specific prayers by coordinating with the office in advance.

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