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 Aug 22-8, 2016

Dear Dharma Friends,
Tuesday 8/23 7 PM Short Green Tara and Confession of Downfalls
Sunday 8/28

9 AM - 10 Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhanas
10 - 11 shamata meditation (calm abiding) and tonglen (compassion) meditation
11:15 Book study The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva, Chapter 3

Wishing you a blessed week.
Yours in the dharma,
Mary Ann Duncan
May all the pain of every living being
Be wholly scattered and destroyed!
The Way of  the..... 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