Updated 22nd July 2018

BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) was founded in 1991 and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016.

Open Meeting

BGKT holds an open meeting on the 3rd Sunday of the month (except December), from 2.00 – 4.30pm.

Venue: Castle Street Community Centre, Castle Street, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7AD. Detached Room – entrance on the side of the building.

Open meetings are led by lay teachers authorized by the Theravada Buddhist Sangha [Community of Theravada Buddhist Monks].

Meetings include: meditation, mindfulness, talks, Q & A and tea and biscuits.

All welcome.

Free. Voluntary donations towards room hire welcome.

Please feel welcome to contact BGKT

BGKT email  bgkt [at] etherway.net

2018 Meeting Dates:

19 August, 16 September, 21 October, 18 November, December – no meetings.

Vesak Celebration 2018

Vesak celebrates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of The Buddha. Puja Ceremony followed by dana (sharing of food). Tuesday 29th May 6.55- 9.00pm. Venue: URC United Reformed Church Hall (small hall in bottom courtyard) Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE.

25th anniversary Celebrations