December 2018

Posted on December 2nd, 2018 by Laura Roth

**Please Note: We will be closed from December 19 through January 7.**

Holiday Party​​: ​​Dec. 15, 4-7 pm.​​ Please bring a vegetarian dish to share or snacks. Location: Marilyn’s house (for directions, email

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

December 2nd: Medicine Buddha

   December 9th: Chenrezig

December 16th:  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 begins promptly.)

December 2nd: Qi Gong (taught by Clare Lowery).

December 9th: Video teaching: Karmapa: “The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva” (1 of 5).

December 16th:  Lama Zopa teaching: “Why Do We Dedicate Merit?”

Tuesday Programs at 7pm:

 December 4th: Chenrezig/Amitabha Practice

   December 11th: Green Tara Practice

December 18th: Guru Rinpoche Tsok (​bring a snack food offering – setup starts at 6:30 pm)​

Thursday, December 6th at 7pm:​​ ​​Phowa practice (qualified students only)

Saturday Programs:

December 15th: Dakpo Targyen class: 10am – noon. ​(continuing series in progress for those already registered. For more info, please contact ​​)

December 15th: Holiday Party 4-7 pm (see above).

Sunday, December 16th at 2pm: Dakpo Targyen class: 2 – 4 pm. ​(continuing series in progress for those already registered.)

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Please Note: A donation of $5 by non-members for Sunday teachings is appreciated. This schedule is subject to change. For the latest information (including cancellations), please see (and subscribe to) our Google calendar ​here​​.

Our website:​ ​​ ​Questions & membership:

Albany KTC Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and Study Center, meeting at Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Ave., Rensselaer, NY 12144