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Updated 6th April 2017

Open Meeting

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 Celebration

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

http://www.newslanka.net/buddhist_group_of_kendal_25th_anniversary.html

http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/14777662.Kendal_Buddhists_celebrate_25_years_of_faith/

 

 

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