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 July 24-30, 2017

Dear Dharma friends, 
Tuesday 7/25/17    7 PM Short Green Tara, Guru Rinpoche 7 Line Prayer and Confession of Downfalls
Sunday 7/30/17

9 AM-10 Chenrezig sadhana

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

11 - 12    Book study Shantideva's Way of the Bodhisattva, chapter 8, Meditation

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Upcoming Special Events in August


Sunday 8/6      8 Brocades Chi Gong exercises with Clare..... click to read full post

This Month at Albany KTC

July 2017 Schedule

Highlights for July 2017

On Sunday, July 2nd, Lama Zopa will give a talk on The 4 Major Tibetan Dharma Lineages.

On Sunday, July 16th, Lama Zopa will give a talk on The Six Recollections.

On Sunday, July 23rd, we will have a short but important Members Meeting to elect officers for the next 2 years. This is open to all and will be followed by a potluck lunch and the culmination of our Silent Auction to raise funds to offset the cost of our new shrine. More information on that is in..... 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.
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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