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 September 18-24, 2017

Dear dharma friends, 
Tuesday 9/19 7PM    Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhanas
Sunday 9/24

9 - 9:45    Chenrezig sadhana

10 - 10:45 shamata (tranquility) meditation and tonglen (compassion) meditation

11-12 Lama Zopa teaching "Types and Benefits of Meditation"

Wishing you a blessed and peaceful week ahead.
Yours in the dharma,
Mary Ann Duncan

All the joy the world contains
Has come through wishing happiness for others.
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This Month at Albany KTC

September 2017

Highlights for September:

Special Teaching: On Sunday, Sept. 10th, we will be honored to host Khenpo David Karma Choephel, back by popular demand!

9 - 9:45 am Chenrezig sadhana,

10 am - 12 and 2:30 pm - 4:30 Khenpo Choepel will teach on the Abhidharma: Buddhist Insights into Reality.

Sunday, Sept. 24th: Fifth Annual North Star Interfaith Peace Walk, 2:00-4:00 PM (meet at the Moses statue in Washington Park in Albany)

Sunday Programs at 11AM:

Sept. 10th: (see above)

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Albany KTC News

Past and Future events

Special Upcoming Event:

9/10    Khenpo David Karma Choephel, who is one of the Karmapa's main translators, will be back by popular demand!  He will teach morning and afternoon on Abhidharma, Buddhist Insights into Reality.Click here for more news updates