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 June 10-16 2019

Dear Dharma friends,
Tuesday 6/11 7 PM Chenrezig & Amitabha practice
Opener: Clare
Saturday 6/15 Dakpo Targyen class (qualified students)

10 AM - 12
2 PM - 4 PM

Opener Nelson
Sunday 6/16 Father's Day!

9 AM Chenrezig sadhana
10:00 shamata meditation (tranquility) & tonglen (compassion) meditation
11:00 teaching by Lama Zopa "Who is Padmasambavha and Why is He Important" 

Opener: Fee Li
Wishing you a blessed and peaceful week..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

June 2019

Sunday Practices at 9am: (45 minutes. Please arrive early...practice begins promptly.)
  June 2nd: Chenrezig
  June 9th: Medicine Buddha
  June 16th: Chenrezig
  June 23rd: Medicine Buddha
  June 30th: Chenrezig

Every Sunday at 10am: (45 minutes, followed by tea break):
Meditation: Shamatha (calm abiding), walking meditation, tonglen. (Please arrive
early...practice begins promptly.) Free meditation instruction is available.

Sunday Programs at 11am: (1 hour. Please arrive..... click to read full post

Albany KTC News

May Events

Sunday 5/26 11 AM  Installation of the Kangyur (Words of the Buddha) Complete collection of the Buddha's teachings.  All are welcomed.

The Tang Museum at Skidmore College is presenting an exhibit of Tibetan art entitled The Second Buddha: Master of Time, related to Padmasambhava, the Tantric Master who established Buddhism in Tibet, from Feb 9 to May 19.The museum is open noon to 5 PM most days, closed on Mondays, and open till 9 PM Thursdays.  More information at tang.skidmore.edu.Click here for more news updates