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 October 24-30, 2016

Dear Dharma Friends,

Tuesday 10/25 7 PM Short Green Tara practice and Confession of Downfalls

Sunday 10/30 

9 AM - 10 Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhanas
10 - 11 shamata meditation (tranquility) and tonglen (compassion meditation)
11:15  Introductory series, part 2, The Practice of Meditation taught by Laura Roth. This series of 8 introductory teachings is based on Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche's recent book, Excellent at the Beginning; Discovering the Buddhist Way.  These teachings are..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

October 2016

Regular Schedule

Sunday: 9AM Chenrezig/Amitabha Practice

10 AM Meditation Practice (Instruction Available)

11:15 AM Teaching or other program

Tuesday at 7PM: First, Third, and Fifth Tuesdays Chenrezig/Amitabha Practice

Second & Fourth Tuesdays Seven Line Prayer to Guru Rinpoche, Short Green Tara Practice, and Confession of Downfalls

Highlights for October 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 4th, we will dedicate our Chenrezig/Amitabha practice to the memory of Lou Ferayorni, who..... click to read full post

Albany KTC News

October News

We have been delighted with the visit of Chamgon Tai Situ Rinpoche to Kagyu centers in the Northeast, including Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, where we greeted Rinpoche on Friday, September 30, and enjoyed a teaching on meditation based on the Mahamudra Lineage Prayer on Saturday October 1. Rinpoche last came 18 years ago, and a lot has changed since then, but his buoyant presence and his use of English seemed just the same.

This month Albany KTC will begin offering a series of eight..... click to read full post