Mailing address:
Rua Visconde de Caravelas, 115 - Botafogo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ –Brazil 22271-041 (Zip Code)

Phone:+55 21 3256-3255
External site: or

Karme Thegsum Tcholing was given its name by The Seventeenth Karmapa, Ögyen Trinley Dorje. The center was established by Lama Karma Tarchin under the guidance of Third Bardor Tulku Rinpoche and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche.
Karme Thegsum Tcholing has branches in three cities in Brazil. They all offer weekly practices and teachings with Lama Tarchin.

Weekly Schedule
Karme Thegsum Tcholing Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Meditation (Shine/Shamata) every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 pm
Teachings and practice every Sunday at 4:00 pm

Karme Thegsum Tcholing Niterói, RJ
Teachings and practice every Wednesday 8:00 pm

Photo Gallery
See photos from Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche's visit to the KTT Brasil in April-May 2008.