Updated 17th November 2018

BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) was founded in 1991.

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 behind bicycle rack near wall.

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.

2019 Meeting Dates:

20 January, 17 February, 17 March, 21 April, 19 May, 16 June, 21 July, 18 August, 15 September, 20 October, 17 November, December – none.

Vesak Celebration 2019

Vesak celebrates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of The Buddha. Puja Ceremony followed by dana (sharing of food). Saturday 18 May 13.55pm for 14.00-17.00 pm. Venue: Unitarian Chapel, Market Place, Kendal, LA9 4TN.

Contact BGKT

Please feel welcome to contact BGKT at bgkt [at] etherway.net

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