Updated 17th November 2018
BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) was founded in 1991.
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.
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.
Please feel welcome to contact BGKT at bgkt [at] etherway.net
25th anniversary Celebrations