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 July23-29, 2018

Dear Dharma Friends, 

Tuesday 7/24/18 7 PM Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhanas

Thursday 7/26 at 7PM Powa practice for those who have had the training.  

Sunday 7/29/18

9 AM Medicine Buddha

10 AM shamata meditation (calm abiding) and tonglen (compassion meditation)

12 noon Annual picnic at the beautiful Colonie Town Park overlooking the Mohawk River.  Please bring a vegetarian dish or non-alcoholic beverage to share. For those who like to swim, there are two..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

August 2018

Sunday Practices at 9 am:  (45 minutes. Please arrive early...practice begins promptly.)
     August 5th:   Chenrezik
     August 12th:   Medicine Buddha
     August 19th:   Chenrezik
     August 26th:   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..... click to read full post

Albany KTC News

July Events

Upcoming Special Event
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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