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 August 7-13, 2017

Dear dharma friends,
Tuesday 8/8 7PM Lama Zopa will be giving the refuge vow.  Even if you have already taken refuge, it is always beneficial to participate in the ceremony again. 

Sunday 8/13 Annual Summer Picnic Colonie at Town Park

9:AM-10 Chenrezig sadhana

10 - 11     shamata (tranquility meditation) and tonglen (compassion meditation)

12 noon Picnic at Colonie Town Park, Latham.  Carpooling from Doane Stuart or Guptill's skating arena is..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

August 2017

Highlights for August and beyond

On Sunday, August 6th, Clare Lowery will give a review of the 8 Brocades, Chi Gong exercises.

On Sunday, August 13th, we will hold our summer picnic at the Colonie Town Park, along the Mohawk River at noon. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. Email for directions.

SAVE THE DATE: On Sunday, Sept. 10th, we will be honored to host Khenpo David Karma Choephel, back by popular demand! More information to come as details are being worked out.

Sunday..... click to read full post

Albany KTC News

Silent Auction

We are having a silent auction of Dharma objects at Albany KTC!  Come and see the display of objects large and small in the Shrine room and make a bid on anything you like. Finale is at the Members meeting on July 23.
Mark your calendars:

Sunday 7/23 Members Meeting to elect officers for the next 2 years.  This is open to all and will be followed by a potluck luncheon and the culmination of our silent auction fund raiser for our new shrine.  Please come and support your..... click to read full post