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

February 16-22, 2020

Dear Dharma Friends,

Sunday 2/16
9 AM Chenrezig Sadhana (Bodhisattva of compassion practice)
10:00 shamata meditation (tranquility) and tonglen (compassion meditation)
11:00   video teaching continued “Meditation instruction with Mingyur Rinpoche”

Opener: Nelson

Saturday 2/22 Ngondro practice.
 If interested in starting this practice please contact me or Nelson Kent

NOTE:  In consideration of those with environmental sensitivities we kindly ask that you refrain from..... click to read full post


This Month at Albany KTC

February 2020

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

    February 2nd:  Chenrezig practice

    February 9th:   Medicine Buddha practice

    February 16th: Chenrezig practice

    February 23rd:  Medicine Buddha practice

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..... click to read full post


Albany KTC News

January 2020 news

Happy New Year  Jan 1

Happy Chinese New Year  Jan 24

Happy Tibetan New Year  Feb 24    Tashi Deleg

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