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We invite you to become a member or friend of Columbus Karma Thegsum Choling (KTC)


Why become a member or friend?

Columbus KTC is dedicated to the long-term task of offering a space in which Buddhism can continue to grow in central Ohio. For more than 30 years, Columbus KTC has welcomed anyone interested in studying the teachings of the Buddha and practicing meditation. We invite you to become part of our community and help us continue to build on this strong foundation!

Becoming a member of Columbus KTC provides:

  • Opportunities to study, practice & support Kagyu Tibetan Buddhism in central Ohio. Each week we offer:
    • Free meditation and Buddhism classes
    • Group sitting meditation practice
    • Group sadhana practices
    • Dharma talks given by resident lama and senior meditation instructors
    • Mentorship Program
  • Reduced rates on programs and workshops such as:
    • Lama visits
    • Book study groups
    • Sadhana workshops
    • Fall retreat
    • Nyungne retreats
  • Opportunity to be part of a Buddhist community
  • Membership of our home monastery, Karma Triyana Dharmachakra (KTD):
    • Reduced rates for KTD programs and bookstore
    • Free weekend trip to KTD (date to be announced in 2012)
  • Opportunity to participate in outreach activities such as:
    • Food drives for Holy Family Food Pantry
    • Dinners served at Columbus YWCA Family Center
    • Dharma work with Ohio prisoners
    • Sponsorship of a Tibetan student in Nepal
  • Subscription to our newsletter Columbus KTC News and emails announcing Columbus KTC events and activities

Columbus KTC receives no financial assistance from any other institution or organization. The only support the center receives is from its members and friends, in the form of membership dues and donations. Your financial support is greatly appreciated!

You can become a member or friend by visiting our on-line store

Or by downloading this form and bringing it to our center or mailing it to us:

Columbus KTC Membership Form

Questions about membership? Email info@columbusktc.org