Karma Theksum Chokhorling (KTC) is an authentic Karma Kagyu center of Tibetan Buddhism, standing under the guidance of His Holiness the Seventeenth Gyalwa Karmapa. Legally constituted as a religious organization, KTC was established as a place where the teachings and practices of the Karma Kagyu Lineage are made available to the students who wish to learn about and practice Tibetan Buddhism.
As the South American seat of H.H. Karmapa, KTC has been the host to many great Kagyu teachers and is blessed with the guidance of its resident lama Acharya Tshewang Dorji, who has complete initiation in the Karma Kagyu Tradition.
KTC is located in Rio de Janeiro and does not have any other affiliate center or representation in Brazil.