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 May 13-19, 2019

Tuesday 5/14 7 PM Chenrezig & Amitabha sadhana 
Opener:  Clare or Joan
Saturday 5/18 10 AM Ngondro practice  (qualified students only)
Opener: Fee Li
Sunday 5/19 

9 AM Chenrezig sadhana
10:00 shamata (tranquility meditation) and tonglen (compassion meditation)
11:00 Members meeting (All members are invited and encouraged to attend)

Opener: Mary Ann

Upcoming Event:
Sunday 5/26 11 AM  Installation of the Kangyur (Words of the Buddha) Complete..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

May 2019

Sunday Practices at 9am: (45 minutes. Please arrive early...practice begins promptly.)
  May 12th: Medicine Buddha
  May 19th: Chenrezig
  May 26th: Medicine Buddha 

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 early...program..... 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