Today marks Lama Tsongkhapa Day. Tsongkhapa is known as being the founder of the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and to which His Holiness the Dalai Lama belongs to, and this particular day is a day of celebration for when Tsongkhapa passed away and attained enlightenment within the bardo.
For some suggestions on how to celebrate Tsongkhapa day, read Lama Zopa Rinpoches suggestions here.
Briefly, some ways to celebrate include
- Making offerings, particularily light offerings
- Doing Lama Chopa
- Dedicating the merit of the virtuous deeds