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 December 18-24, 2018

Dear Dharma Friends,
Tuesday 12/18 7 PM Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhanas 
(Opener Nelson)
Please note that this is our last program for 2018.  Our center will be closed until 1/8/19 when we reopen.  There are, however, some wonderful upcoming program offerings at KTD monastery in Woodstock NY.  Please go to their website at kagyu.org and click on Calendar.
May peace, joy and all goodness surround you during this auspicious time and throughout the upcoming new year.
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This Month at Albany KTC

December 2018

**Please Note: We will be closed from December 19 through January 7.**

Holiday Party​​: ​​Dec. 15, 4-7 pm.​​ Please bring a vegetarian dish to share or snacks. Location: Marilyn’s house (for directions, email nelskent@gmail.com)

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

December 2nd: Medicine Buddha

   December 9th: Chenrezig

December 16th:  Medicine Buddha

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Albany KTC News

November Programs

Special Teaching November 9-11:   Webcast teaching by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche on Devi Mahashri Lhamo Palchen.   5 sessions: Friday 7pm, Sat. 10:30am & 3:30pm, Sun. 10:30am & 2:30pm. Webcasting exclusively to KTC centers. More details at KTD calendar.
November 13th:     Guru Rinpoche Tsok (bring a snack food offering - setup starts at 6:30 pm)Click here for more news updates