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 November 12-18, 2018

Dear Dharma friends,
 
Tuesday 11/13 6:45 PM Guru Rinpoche Tsok   A tsok is a powerful purification practice where we chant and make offerings to Guru Rinpoche and other wisdom deities.  After making the offerings we too partake in the feast.  If you would like to participate, kindly bring a vegetarian snack or non alcoholic beverage to share.     

 
Sunday 11/18 

9 AM - Medicine Buddha sadhana

10:00 shamata (calm abiding meditation) and tonglen (compassion..... click to read full post


This Month at Albany KTC

November 2018

Special Teaching November 9-11:   Webcast teaching by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche on Devi Mahashri Lhamo Palchen.   5 sessions: Friday 7pm, Sat. 10:30am & 3:30pm, Sun. 10:30am & 2:30pm. Webcasting exclusively to KTC centers. More details at KTD calendar.
Sunday Practices at 9am:  (45 minutes. Please arrive early...practice begins promptly.)
November 4th:      Medicine Buddha
November 11th:      Chenrezig
November 18th:      Medicine Buddha
November 25th:     ..... click to read full post


Albany KTC News

November Programs

Special Teaching November 9-11:   Webcast teaching by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche on Devi Mahashri Lhamo Palchen.   5 sessions: Friday 7pm, Sat. 10:30am & 3:30pm, Sun. 10:30am & 2:30pm. Webcasting exclusively to KTC centers. More details at KTD calendar.
November 13th:     Guru Rinpoche Tsok (bring a snack food offering - setup starts at 6:30 pm)Click here for more news updates