Indiana County KTC

 Indiana County Karma Thegsum Choling

 A Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center



Instruction at 9:45am


Saturday, February 21:  Losar Celebration
10 am    Tara Prayer & Rice and Tea Ceremony
11 am    Open House

The Tibetan New Year is a time of renewal and celebration.  At 10 am the KTC will begin the celebration with chanting the Tara Prayer, a meditation that helps alleviate obstacles for the New Year.  Afterwards we will provide a simple Tea and Rice ceremony.  We will continue the celebration at 11 am with a time for food and fellowship.

March 13-15:  Live webcast for KTD monastery - Why Buddhists are Giving up Meat
On Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15, the KTC will present live webcast teachings by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, abbot of KTD, one of the main Tibetan monasteries in the US with which our KTC is affiliated.  Tentatively, the talks will take place on Friday, March 13 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 am and 3:30 pm; and Sunday, March 15 at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.

His Holiness the 17th Karmapa gave up eating meat because of the intense suffering of animals and his Mahayana training to see all sentient beings as his mothers. Now Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, who has also given up meat, explains why it is so beneficial to do so.

Saturday, April 18:  Meditations for Earth Day with Daniel
In celebration of Earth Day, the KTC will hold a special event on Saturday 18 focusing on meditations to benefit our planet.  This event will be led by Daniel Schenck who has practiced meditation for over 30 years and has studied with many teachers in the in the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.  A member of KTC in Indiana, he currently teachers Mindfulness mediation in a pain research project at the University of Pittsburgh.
Below is a link to the article about our KTC in the INDIANA GAZETTE,21488511/


We are at  
1170-F Wayne Ave.
Indiana Pa. 15701
Across from Toms Cycle and AAA
We have Meditation every Saturday 
9:45am Meditation instruction
10:00am Meditation
724-762-0687 (messages checked weekly)
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