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 March 17-24,

Dear Dharma friends,

Tuesday 3/19 7PM Chenrezig & Amitabha sadhana

Opener Gena

Sunday 3/24

9 AM Medicine Buddha
10:00 shamata (tranquility meditation) and tonglen (compassion meditation)
11:00 Lama Zopa teaching "Who is Padmasambhava and Why is He Important?"

Opener Mary Ann

3 PM Field Trip to "The Second Buddha: Master of Time" exhibit at the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs

Wishing you a lovely beginning of Spring!

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This Month at Albany KTC

March 2019

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

   March 3rd: Chenrezig

   March 10th: Medicine Buddha

   March 17th: Chenrezig

   March 24th: Medicine Buddha

Every Sunday at 10am: (45 minutes, followed by tea break) : Meditation: Shamatha (calm abiding), walking meditation, tonglen. ( Please arrive early...practice begins promptly.) Free meditation instruction is available.

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Albany KTC News

February News

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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