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 January 9-15, 2017

Dear dharma friends,

Tuesday 1/10/17  7 PM Short Green Tara sadhana and the Confession of Downfalls (Three Skandha Sutra)

Saturday 1/14/17 10 AM Long-term planning meeting, reflections on where we've been and where we'd like to go.  Open to all who are interested.  All members and associates are encouraged to attend.

Sunday 1/15/17

9 AM - 10 Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhanas
10 - 11 shamata (peace) meditation and tonglen (compassion meditation)
11:15 Lama Zopa will teach on..... click to read full post


This Month at Albany KTC

January 2017

Highlights for January 2017

Albany KTC will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd, for Chenrezig. This is the first day of school for students at Doane Stuart. Everyone is encouraged to attend First Light at KTD on January 1st.

Weekend of Jan. 7 & 8th. Unfortunately, Lama Karma Drodul has had to cancel our planned weekend teaching so that he could be available for Khenpo Rinpoche. However, Lama Karma will be able to participate in the Blessing for our new shrine, on Sunday, Jan. 8th, at..... click to read full post


Albany KTC News

January Program **SAVE THE DATE** 

On Saturday and Sunday, January 7-8, 2017, we will have the pleasure of hosting Lama Karma Drodul, who will give a Medicine Buddha teaching and empowerment on Saturday and a public talk, From Doubt to Faith and Devotion, on Sunday AM. On Sunday afternoon, Lama Karma will join us in a special blessing for our new shrine.

November Programs

Saturday, Nov. 5th, was the last day of the powerful Long Life Thrangu Drupchod and Amitayus empowerment..... click to read full post