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 January 16-22

Dear dharma friends,
Tuesday 1/17 7PM Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhana
Saturday 1/21 9:30 AM Ngondro group practice for those currently doing Ngondro or who need inspiration to get going!
Sunday 1/22 

9 AM -10 Chenrezig and Amitabha sadhana 
10 -11 shamata meditation (peace and tranquility) and tonglen (compassion) meditation
11:15 Lama Zopa will teach on Bodhichitta and the 7 Branch Prayer.  Please note Lama will be traveling to India at the end of January and..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

January 2017

Highlights for January 2017

Albany KTC will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd, for Chenrezig. This is the first day of school for students at Doane Stuart. Everyone is encouraged to attend First Light at KTD on January 1st.

Weekend of Jan. 7 & 8th. Unfortunately, Lama Karma Drodul has had to cancel our planned weekend teaching so that he could be available for Khenpo Rinpoche. However, Lama Karma will be able to participate in the Blessing for our new shrine, on Sunday, Jan. 8th, at..... click to read full post

Albany KTC News

January Program **SAVE THE DATE** 

On Saturday and Sunday, January 7-8, 2017, we will have the pleasure of hosting Lama Karma Drodul, who will give a Medicine Buddha teaching and empowerment on Saturday and a public talk, From Doubt to Faith and Devotion, on Sunday AM. On Sunday afternoon, Lama Karma will join us in a special blessing for our new shrine.

November Programs

Saturday, Nov. 5th, was the last day of the powerful Long Life Thrangu Drupchod and Amitayus empowerment..... click to read full post