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 July 25-31 2016

Dear Dharma Friends,
Tuesday 7/26 7 PM Green Tara sadhana
Saturday 7/30 Family Day at KTD monastery in Woodstock
Sunday 7/31

9 AM - 10 Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhana
10 - 11 shamata (tranquility) meditation and tonglen (compassion) meditation
12 noon Annual Summer Picnic at Colonie Town Park, Latham.  Carpooling from Guptill's is suggested.  Town residents pay only $2 for parking. Please bring a vegetarian dish or non alcoholic beverage to share.  Note there..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

Highlights for July, 2016

Please note: Lama Zopa will not be teaching in July as he will be away and on retreat for most of the month. Our schedule of offerings will be lighter this summer. Long Green Tara Practice and Guru Rinpoche tsoks (feast offerings) will resume in September.

On Saturday, July 16th, at 9:30AM, group Ngondro for those qualified.

On Sunday, July 31st, at noon, instead of a teaching, we will hold our Annual Summer Picnic at the Colonie Town Park, near the Mohawk River. Please bring a..... click to read full post

Albany KTC News

Save the Date!

On Saturday, August 13 David Karma Choephel will give a one-day teaching on The Heart Sutra, an important Mayayana text. Times are 10-12 AM and 2:30-4:30 PM. This is a return visit by popular demand from a well-received talk last fall.Click here for more news updates