Today is Tibetan new year, lo sar, or spelled out lo gsar. This year is the year of the Fire Dog.
lo means age or year, and gsar means new, so this is an easy way to learn three words at the same time.
If you are interested in Tibetan Astrology, here's a good book, Tibetan Astrology by Philippe Cornu.
Oh, by the way, happy lo gsar!