P.O. Box 176
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108

Phone: 212-580-9282
E-mail: nycktc@aol.com
Director: Jeanette DeFries

The New York City KTC was established in 1976 by The Sixteenth Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje. We provide weekend seminars, weekday classes, and practice sessions in the evenings at various locations in Manhattan. In addition, we have established a series of introductory classes and special events celebrating the Buddhist holidays. Individual meditation instruction is provided by appointment.

For complete details on teachings by visiting lamas or to receive our monthly calendar of events, please contact us via e-mail or phone.


Weekly Practice Schedule

Shetler Studios
244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor
Between Broadway and Eighth Avenue
New York NY
Take the elevator to the 12th floor and walk up one short flight to the Penthouse. Look for our sign on Room PH#4.

7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Shamatha (sitting meditation) practice, study group using DVD and audio recordings of various Karma Kagyu teachers, Chenrezig/Amitabha sadhana practice on alternating weeks.
No cost for these sessions; donations to cover rent and other expenses gratefully accepted.

Individual meditation instruction and an introductory study program are available.

For additional details, including our regular weekly practice schedule on alternate Tuesdays, as well as upcoming visits by teachers, please email us at nycktc@aol.com or call us at 212 580 9282 and leave a voicemail for a return call.

See online schedule for weekly practice and upcoming events.

Upcoming Programs

There are no upcoming events.

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