Kagyu Chögyi Gyaltsen

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and Study Center

Welcome!

Hello, and welcome to Kagyu Chögyi Gyaltsen. We are a Tibetan Buddhist meditation and study center serving the Capitol District, located just outside of Albany, New York.  Please take a little time to learn about us, and feel free to contact us to learn more about our group. You can also find on Facebook and Twitter.

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We meet most Sundays mornings. Please look at our schedule for more information.

KCG On Hiatus

KCG is on hiatus, and will not be meeting again until noted otherwise. We hope to start up again in the future, and will share any updates as they become available.


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For a Buddhist practitioner, the goal is to develop this genuine compassion, this genuine wish for the well-being of another, in fact for every living being throughout the universe.

HH The 14th Dalai Lama

CANCELED – Thursday Evening Program – 10/3/13

We will not meet this Thursday, but will resume next Thursday, October 10th The next time we meet we will continue a teaching given by Lama Norlha Rinpoche on Atisha’s The Seven Points of Mind Training. The Seven Points of Mind Training is a set of slogans that foster the development of bodhicitta – the desire to reach enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. It is an important Mayahana Buddhist text that generations of Buddhist practitioners have used to integrate the Buddhist teachings of compassion and wisdom into their lives.

KCG is located just outside of Albany in the village of Voorheesville. Map and Directions available here.

Feel free to attend as much or as little of the program as desired. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers.

Thursday Program Schedule

7:00pm – 8:00pm Study and Discussion
8:00pm – 9:00pm Meditation

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In the moment of love, the empty essence dawns nakedly.

Rangjung Dorje, Third Karmapa

Thursday Evening Program – 9/12/13

Join us this Thursday for meditation and study. We will be continuing a teaching given by Lama Norlha Rinpoche on Atisha’s The Seven Points of Mind Training. The Seven Points of Mind Training is a set of slogans that foster the development of bodhicitta – the desire to reach enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. It is a powerful tool that generations of Buddhist practitioners have used to integrate the Buddhist teachings of compassion and wisdom into their lives. We will be listening to, and discussing, the remainder of the teaching over the next several weeks.

KCG is located just outside of Albany in the village of Voorheesville. Map and Directions available here.

Feel free to attend as much or as little of the program as desired. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers.

Program Schedule

7:00pm – 8:00pm Study and Discussion
8:00pm – 9:00pm Meditation

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Be ever mindful of the shortcomings of desire’s rewards, and know that all the phenomena of the cycle of existence are never still, like the ripples on a pond, and that these manifestations of delusion which are no things in themselves are like magic and dreams.

- Kalu Rinpoche

Thursday Evening Program – 8/22/13

Join us this Thursday for meditation and study. We will be continuing a teaching given by Lama Norlha Rinpoche on Atisha’s The Seven Points of Mind Training. The Seven Points of Mind Training is a set of slogans that foster the development of bodhicitta – the desire to reach enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. It is a powerful tool that generations of Buddhist practitioners have used to integrate the Buddhist teachings of compassion and wisdom into their lives. We will be listening to, and discussing, the remainder of the teaching over the next several weeks.

KCG is located just outside of Albany in the village of Voorheesville. Map and Directions available here.

Feel free to attend as much or as little of the program as desired. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers.

Program Schedule

7:00pm – 8:00pm Study and Discussion
8:00pm – 9:00pm Meditation

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We should be thankful to all beings, for enlightenment depends upon them, and have as much love and compassion towards our enemies as we have towards our friends.

- Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

CANCELED – Thursday Evening Program – 8/15/13

We will not meet this Thursday, but will resume next Thursday, August 22nd. The next time we meet we will continue a teaching given by Lama Norlha Rinpoche on Atisha’s The Seven Points of Mind Training. The Seven Points of Mind Training is a set of slogans that foster the development of bodhicitta – the desire to reach enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. It is an important Mayahana Buddhist text that generations of Buddhist practitioners have used to integrate the Buddhist teachings of compassion and wisdom into their lives.

KCG is located just outside of Albany in the village of Voorheesville. Map and Directions available here.

Feel free to attend as much or as little of the program as desired. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers.

Thursday Program Schedule

7:00pm – 8:00pm Study and Discussion
8:00pm – 9:00pm Meditation

OmManiLogo

In the moment of love, the empty essence dawns nakedly.

Rangjung Dorje, Third Karmapa

CANCELED – Thursday Evening Program – 8/1/13

We will not meet this Thursday, but will resume next Thursday, August 8th. The next time we meet we will continue a teaching given by Lama Norlha Rinpoche on Atisha’s The Seven Points of Mind Training. The Seven Points of Mind Training is a set of slogans that foster the development of bodhicitta – the desire to reach enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. It is an important Mayahana Buddhist text that generations of Buddhist practitioners have used to integrate the Buddhist teachings of compassion and wisdom into their lives.

KCG is located just outside of Albany in the village of Voorheesville. Map and Directions available here.

Feel free to attend as much or as little of the program as desired. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers.

Thursday Program Schedule

7:00pm – 8:00pm Study and Discussion
8:00pm – 9:00pm Meditation

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Relax completely, let everything go, and rest in that state of emptiness.

Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye – The Great Path of Awakening

Thursday Evening Program – 7/18/13

Join us Thursday for meditation and study. We will be continuing a teaching given by Lama Norlha Rinpoche on Atisha’s The Seven Points of Mind Training. The Seven Points of Mind Training is a set of slogans that foster the development of bodhicitta – the desire to reach enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. It is a powerful tool that generations of Buddhist practitioners have used to integrate the Buddhist teachings of compassion and wisdom into their lives. We will be listening to, and discussing, the remainder of the teaching over the next several weeks.

KCG is located just outside of Albany in the village of Voorheesville. Map and Directions available here.

Feel free to attend as much or as little of the program as desired. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers.

Program Schedule

7:00pm – 8:00pm Study and Discussion
8:00pm – 9:00pm Meditation

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Therefore, the true nature of mind is the ultimate object of meditation,
what we are to realize.
When purified of stains, it is nirvana.

- Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche

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