Welcome to Albany KTC

Albany Karma Thegsum Chöling (KTC) is a Buddhist study and meditation center providing authentic teachings and practices of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

We are an affiliate center of Karma Triyana Dharmachakra (KTD), the North American seat of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje; head of the 900 year old Karma Kagyu Lineage and guide to millions of Buddhists around the world.

This Week at Albany KTC

Week of July 16-22, 2018

Dear Dharma friends,
Monday, 7/16 Chokhor Duchen is one of the four main Buddhist holy days and commemorates the day Skakyamuni Buddha gave his first teaching.  It is considered a "multiplier" day meaning our thoughts, words and deeds are 100,000 times more powerful on this day.  Although our center isn't open today, if possible, do extra practice at home and please be extra vigilant in your thoughts speech and actions.  
Tuesday 7/17 7PM - 8 Green Tara sadhana and Confession of..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

July 2018

Sunday Practices at 9 am: (45 minutes. Please arrive early...practice begins promptly.)

July 1rd: Medicine Buddha

July 8th: Chenrezik

July 15th: Medicine Buddha

July 22th: Chenrezik

July 29th: Medicine Buddha

Every Sunday at 10 am: (45 minutes, followed by tea break):

Meditation: Shamatha (calm abiding), walking meditation, tonglen. ( Please arrive early...practice begins promptly.) Free meditation instruction is available.

Sunday Programs at 11 am: (1 hour. Please..... click to read full post

Albany KTC News

July Events

Upcoming Special Event
Mark Your Calendar 

7/29 noon Annual Albany KTC picnic at the Colonie Town Park.  Kindly bring a vegetarian dish, snack or non alcoholic beverage to shareClick here for more news updates