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 April 14-20, 2018

Dear Dharma friends,
 
Tuesday 4/17 7 - 8 PM Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhanas
 
Thursday 4/19 7 - 8 PM Powa practice for those who received instruction 
 
Sunday 4/22

9AM Medicine Buddha

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

11 - 12 Lama Zopa teaching on "Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva, Essence of the Earth"

Wishing all sentient beings health, happiness, peace and prosperity.

 
Yours in the Dharma,
 
Mary Ann DuncanClick here for previous weekly updates


This Month at Albany KTC

Schedule for April 2018

Special Program: Webcast live from KTD: Aspiration Prayer of Sukhavati with Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. Friday 4/27 at 7:00 pm, Saturday 4/28 at 10:30 am & 3:30 pm, Sunday 4/29 at 10:30 & 2:30 pm. Shown on our big screen TV. Questions for Rinpoche can be submitted via email.

Sunday Practices at 9 am: (45 minutes)

     April 1st: Chenrezik

     April 8th: Medicine Buddha

     April 15th: Chenrezik

     April 22nd: Medicine Buddha

     April 29th:..... click to read full post


Albany KTC News

Future events at KTC

On the weekend of April 27-30 Albany KTC will air a live webcast from KTD in which Khenpo Karthar Rinoche will teach on the Aspiration Prayer of Sukhavati. The schedule is: Friday 4/27 at 7:00 pm, Saturday 4/28 at 10:30 am & 3:30 pm, Sunday 4/29 at 10:30 & 2:30 pm. It will be shown on our big screen TV. Questions for Rinpoche can be submitted via email. This is a wonderful opportunity to receive teachings from our beloved master without leaving Albany!

On the weekend of May 12-13,..... click to read full post