Updated 6th April 2017
BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) was founded in 1991 and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016.
This small group holds an open meeting once a month (except December) on Sundays, 2.00 – 4.30pm. Venue: Fellside Centre, Low Fellside, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4NH. (Entrance on Sepulchre Lane).
These meetings are led by lay teachers authorized by the Theravada Buddhist Sangha [Community of Theravada Buddhist Monks].
Meetings include: meditation, mindfulness, talks, discussion, Q & A and tea.
Everyone is welcome.
There are no charges for these meetings. If you wish to make a donation towards room hire you are welcome to do so.
Meeting Dates 2017:
15 January, 12 February, 12 March, 9 April, 21 May, 11 June, 16 July, 13 August, 10 September, 22 October, 12 November, December – no meetings.
Vesak celebrates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of The Buddha. Puja Ceremony followed by dana (sharing of food). Wednesday 10th May 6.55- 9.00pm. Venue: Kendal URC United Reformed Church Hall (bottom hall in courtyard), Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE.
25th anniversary Celebrations