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

Dear Dharma friends,
Tuesday 2/19 no program at Doane Stuart.  Field trip to the Tang Museum at Skidmore college to see the exhibit on Padmasambava, the Second Buddha.  6 PM guest speaker, renowned contemporary Tibetan painter Pema Namdo Thaye

Sunday 2/24

9 AM Medicine Buddha
10:00 shamata (tranquility) meditation and tonglen (compassion) meditation
11:00 book study "Interconnected: Embracing Life in Our Global Society

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This Month at Albany KTC

February 2019

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

February 3rd: Chenrezig

February 10th: Medicine Buddha

February 17th: Chenrezig

February 24th: Medicine Buddha

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

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

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

Albany KTC News

February News

Tuesday, Feb 11 Again we are cancelling our Tuesday night practice due to bad weather.

The Tang Museum at Skidmore College is presenting an exhibit of Tibetan art entitled The Second Buddha: Master of Time, related to Padmasambhava, the Tantric Master who established Buddhism in Tibet, from Feb 9 to May 19.The museum is open noon to 5 PM most days, closed on Mondays, and open till 9 PM Thursdays.  More information at tang.skidmore.edu.

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