BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) Publications

Updated 13th August 2015

Encyclopedias

The Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia

The Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia includes a page Bodhicari Precepts by Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili Jacquetta Gomes.

http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php/Bodhicari_Precepts_by_Bodhicarini_Upasika_Jayasili

Websites

Cumbria’s Green Handbook

www.greenhandbook.co.uk

Click on Directory

Look in section Meditation

See Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and CMDM Cumbria Moon Day Meditation

Ketumati Buddhist Vihara (Manchester)

Past issues of Ketumati Buddhist Vihara (Manchester) Newsletter, include several articles about and photos of BGKT, and articles by BGKT members.
Available on line at www.ketumati.org Click on Press Room

Lakeland Echo

www.lakelandecho.co.uk

At bottom of page click on Archive

Click on 2007 November
Click on 27
Click on News Mayor’s Blessing

NBO Network of Buddhist Organisations UK

The NBO Network of Buddhist Organisations UK News section contains several items and photographs about Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada).

http://nbo.org.uk/nboweb1/home.htm

Click on News

Chris Ward (The NBO Development Worker) visited the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) on 31st October and 1st November 2006. His account of the visit was posted on 23rd November 2006 and is also available at:

www.devworkernbo.typepad.com/nbo_development/theravada/

Alternatively http://nbo.org.uk/nboweb1/home.htm

Goto Development Officer’s Weblog at bottom of the page
Click on Weblog at bottom of the page

Venerable Thubten Chodron Organisation USA

Jacquetta Gomes’s article Buddhism and Judaism is available at:

www.thubtenchodron.org/InterreligiousDialogue/buddhism_and_judaism.pdf

www.thubtenchodron.org

Go to the bottom of the page
Click on Interreligious Dialogue
Lookunder Judaism and Buddhism
Click onBuddhism and Judaism (pdf)

The URL for the Interreligious Dialogue section is www.thubtenchodron.org/InterreligiousDialogue/index.html/

Westmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette online Archive contains several items and photographs about Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada).

www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/archive

Search for Buddhist Group of Kendal

 

Articles and Book Reviews

“Awards and Accolades for Buddhist Women”, Sakyadhita International Assocation of Buddhist Women Newsletter, 17(1) (Summer, 2008) 14.
Available on line at www.sakyadhita.org Click on Newsletters

“Barlaam and Josaphat”, Jacquetta Gomes, The Buddhist Christian Vedanta Network Newsletter, (February, 2010), 17-23.
Available on line at www.buddhist-christian.org

Click on Newsletter
Click on February 2010
http://buddhist-christian.org/newsletters/February%202010%20Newsletter.pdf

Book Reviews: Introducing Buddhism by Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt (1896-1998) and Jacquetta Gomes Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili”, The Middle Way: Journal of the Buddhist Society, 89 (3) (November 2014) 240.

www.thebuddhistsociety.org/middleway/index.htm

“A Brief History of the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada)”, Upasaka Dhammika (Duncan Fisher), Ketumati Buddhist Vihara (Manchester) Newsletter, 1 (2006) 2.
Available on line at www.ketumati.org Click on Press Room

“A Brief History of the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada)”, NBO [Network of Buddhist Organisations UK] Connections, (Winter, 2007) Issue 2, 16-17.
Available on line at http://nbo.org.uk/nboweb1/home.htm

at the bottom there are links to the NBO Connections The NBO E-zine Issues 1 and 2)

“The Buddhist festival of Vesak”, South Lakeland Age UK:
The Magazine for Older People in South Lakeland, 12, (May, 2011) 17.
Available online at www.ageuk.org.uk/southlakeland/News…/Magazine-downloads/

Available online at www.ageuk.org.uk/southlakeland/

Click on News and Campaigns Click on The Magazine Click on October 2010

“Buddhist Precepts and Lay Dhamma Teaching in the West”, Jacquetta Gomes, Yasodhara Newsletter on International Buddhist Women’s Activities, (October-December, 2008), 25(1) No 97, 15-17. (ISSN 0875-1996)

“Buddhist Precepts and Lay Dhamma Teaching in the West”, Jacquetta Gomes, Lotus: the Lay Review and Newsletter of the Birmingham Buddhist Vihara, Issue 31 (Spring, 2010) 4-6. Available online at www.bbvt.org.uk/lotus_arch/lotus_31.pdf

“Buddhists, Fire and Rescue Service and Police Working Together in Cumbria”, Jacquetta Gomes Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili, CC Stuart Hyde QPM, and Fire Officer Will Richardson (Service Delivery Manager Kendal Locality Office),Faith Initiative, Issue 27 (September, 2012) 10. Available online at www.faithinitiative.co.uk/

“Cumbria Fire Service meets the Buddhists”, Cumbria’s Green Handbook, (Spring 2013) 7.
www.greenhandbook.co.uk/

“The development and use of the Eight Precepts for lay practitioners, Upasakas and Upasikas in Theravada Buddhism in the West”, Jacquetta Gomes, Contemporary Buddhism, Volume 5(1) (May, 2004) 47-63 (ISSN 1463-9947). Available online at www.journalsonlinetandf.co.uk

Available online at www.wlu.ca/documents/6478/The_development.pdf

“The Dhammapada: A Buddhist Bible?”, Titus Gomes, The Middle Way: Journal of the Buddhist Society, 68(1), (May, 1993) 21-24. (Erratum of printing errors published 68(2) (August, 1993) page 88).
www.thebuddhistsociety.org/middleway/index.html)
(Erratum of printing errors published 68(2) (August, 1993) page 88).
www.thebuddhistsociety.org/middleway/index.html

“The Dhammapada: A Buddhist Bible?”, Titus Gomes, Ketumati Buddhist Vihara (Manchester) Newsletter, 4 (1 & 2) (Spring-Summer, 2002) 3-4.
Available online at www.ketumati.org       Click on Press Room

“Dhamma Teachers Certificates”, Ketumati Buddhist Vihara and the Buddhist Group of Kendal [Theravada], NBO [Network of Buddhist Organisations UK] Connections, (Summer, 2006) Issue 1, 4

Available on line at http://nbo.org.uk/nboweb1/home.htm

at the bottom there are links to the NBO Connections The NBO E-zine Issues 1 and 2

“The Eight Precepts in Theravada Buddhism”, Jacquetta Gomes, Buddhism Now, Volume 18(1) (February, 2006) 22-23.

“The Hard-to-Please Buddhist and the ‘What’s it Tree?’”, Titus Gomes, The Middle Way: Journal of the Buddhist Society, 73(3), (November, 1998) 167-169.
www.thebuddhistsociety.org/middleway/index.html

“Interfaith in Cumbria”, Jacquetta Gomes, South Lakeland Age UK: The Magazine for Older People in South Lakeland, 6, (October, 2010) 13.
Available online at www.ageuk.org.uk/southlakeland/News…/Magazine-downloads/

Available online at www.ageuk.org.uk/southlakeland/

Click on News and Campaigns Click on The Magazine Click on October 2010)

“Jacquetta becomes world’s first female Buddhist fire chaplain: Faith and Fire drives woman into key role”, Westmorland Gazette, (July 2015) page 24.
http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/13488999.Jacquetta_becomes_world_s_first_female_Buddhist_fire_chaplain/

“Join us to learn about Buddhism”, South Lakes Citizen, (June 10, 2009) 9.

“Letters to the Editor”, Jacquetta Gomes (Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili), The Middle Way: Journal of the Buddhist Society, 85(4), (February, 2011) 263-264.
www.thebuddhistsociety.org/middleway/index.html

“Lifestory Jacquetta Gomes/Jayasili: Part of the British Way of Life”, Faith Initiative: Embracing Diversity, Issue 18 (Autumn, 2007), 20-21.
(Available online at http://bit.ly/e9dLhs)
(Available online at www.faithinitiative.co.uk

Click on Find a Past Issue Click on Issue 18 Click on Lifestory)

“Navanga Uposatha – The Nine Uposatha Precepts”, Jacquetta Gomes, Lotus: the Lay Review and Newsletter of the Birmingham Buddhist Vihara, Issue 24 (Autumn, 2007) 6.
Available online at www.bbvt.org.uk/lotus_arch/lotus_24.pdf

“News: The Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) “, MLBD [Motilal Banarsidass] Newsletter: A Monthly Indological Bibliography English & Hindi, 28(11), (November, 2006) 15. (ISSN 0970-1535)
www.mlbd.com/Admin/NewsLetter/Newsletter.pdf

“News from Oldham England: (Buddhist Vihara)”, Yasodhara Newsletter on International Buddhist Women’s Activities, (October-December, 2006) (ISSN 0875-1996) (Available online at www.thefreelibrary.comsearch for Yasodhara Newsletter Oldham England)

“News: Jacquetta Gomes as a Contemporary Person of Distinction”, MLBD [Motilal Banarsidass] Newsletter: A Monthly Indological Bibliography English & Hindi, 30(12), (December, 2008) 15. (ISSN 0970-1535)
www.mlbd.com/Admin/NewsLetter/Newsletter.pdf

“Prayer and Meditation: Loving-Kindness”, Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada), Faith Initiative: Embracing Diversity, Issue 10 (Autumn, 2003), 14.
Available online at http://bit.ly/h7Mmyq

Available online at www.faithinitiative.co.uk

Click on Find a Past Issue Click on Issue 10 Click on Prayer and Meditation

“Reflections on Meditation: Buddhist Meditation”, The Buddhist Group of Kendal, Interreligious Insight a Journal of Dialogue and Engagement [published by World Congress of Faiths Common Engagement Project], 6(4) (October, 2008) 56-59.
Available online at www.interreligiousinsight.org/October2008/October08Reflections.pdf

“A Select Guide to Indological Periodical Literature: Buddhism: Gomes, Jacquetta -The development and use of the Eight Precepts for lay practitioners, Upasakas and Upasikas in Theravada Buddhism in the West”, Contemporary Buddhism, Volume 5(1) (May, 2004)”, MLBD [Motilal Banarsidass] Newsletter: A Monthly Indological Bibliography English & Hindi, 27(6), (June, 2005) 15. (ISSN 0970-1535)
www.mlbd.com/Admin/NewsLetter/Newsletter.pdf

“The Significance of the Vitakkasanthana Sutta (MN 20) (The Removal of Distracting Thoughts”, Upasaka Dhammika (Duncan Fisher), Ketumati Buddhist Vihara (Manchester) Newsletter, 1 (2006) 7.
Available on line at www.ketumati.org     Click on Press Room

“Theravada Buddhist Precepts taken by Attendees of Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada)”,Lotus: the Lay Review and Newsletter of the Birmingham Buddhist Vihara, Issue 28 (Spring, 2009) 5.

Available online at www.bbvt.org.uk/lotus_arch/lotus_28.pdf

“World’s first for lady Buddhist”, The Citizen South Lakes and North Lancs, (22 July 2015) page 5.
http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/
http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/eedition/

 

Books

1993
Buddhism: Lectures and Essays. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt. Sri Lanka, Colombo, Samayawardhana, 1993. (ISBN 955-570-038-9) (Chapter 7 Family Life (A talk given at an English Buddhist girl’s wedding…) is the talk given by Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya at the wedding blessing of Titus and Jacquetta Gomes at the London Buddhist Vihara.)

2006
Requirements and Ceremonies for The Five Precepts (Panca Sila), The Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth (Ajivatthamaka Sila), Dhamma Teachers Certificate, issued by the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara at Wesak 2006)

Google Books Partner Programme

Google Books Partner Programme has included Requirements and Ceremonies… on their website. This is available to read and for free download as a pdf.

Users can find Google Books at
http://books.google.com

Search for Ketumati Buddhist Vihara Ajivatthamaka Sila

http://books.google.com/books?id=TfgOfBC9xoYC&pg=PA17&lpg=PA17&dq=dhamma+teachers+certificate+ketumati&source=bl&ots=4_B2LHn2Jz&sig=vzdW7nSB4qpgD8NA3RPAJjtx684&hl=en&ei=V76mTcDYLsTF8QPgx42nBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&sqi=2&ved=0CE8Q6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=dhamma%20teachers%20certificate%20ketumati&f=false

 

Books

Introducing Buddhism

(See page Introducing Buddhism on this website for a pdf of Introducing Buddhism)

Introducing Buddhism by Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt (1896-1998) and Jacquetta Gomes Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili. Introducing Buddhism was originally published by The Buddhist Society London in 1988, to accompany the Buddhist Society’s Introducing Buddhism Course, on which Jacquetta Gomes Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili was one of the teachers. Introducing Buddhism has subsequently been published by different organisations in different countries.

1988
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). London: The Buddhist Society, 1988.

1993
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). 2nd edition. London: The Buddhist Society, 1993.

1993
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). 2nd edition. Taipei, Taiwan: The Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, 1993. www.budaedu.org

1997
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). Nedimala, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, BCC Buddhist Cultural Centre, 1997. (On 20th December 1997 Introducing Buddhism was launched by the BCC with 24 other books under the patronage of Venerable Dr K. Sri Dhammananda Chief Sangha Nayaka of Malaysia and Singapore.) (Book code B548.) (ISBN 955-9219-90-1) www.buddhistcc.com

2003
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt (1896-1998) and Jayasili Jacquetta Gomes. 3rd edition. London: The Buddhist Society, 2003. (Also published by The Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada), The Buddhist Society of Manchester and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara.) (Introducing Buddhism was published with 4 different covers by BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada), The Buddhist Society London, The Buddhist Society of Manchester, and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara Oldham.)

2004
Buddhism: A Quick Introduction, by Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt (1896-1998) and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). Penang, Malaysia: Inward Path Publishers, 2004. (An Inward Journey Book IJ084/04) (ISBN 983-9439-77-4) www.buddhanet.net and www.inwardpath.org

(In 2004 Introducing Buddhism, by Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya and Jacquetta Gomes, was published for free distribution worldwide, by Inward Path Publishers in Penang, Malaysia as Buddhism: A Quick Introduction.)

2007 June
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt, and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). Taipei, Taiwan: The Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, 2007. (Book code EN074)(www.budaedu.org
(This includes as an appendix the booklet: Requirements and Ceremonies for The Five Precepts (Panca Sila), The Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth (Ajivatthamaka Sila), Dhamma Teachers Certificate, issued by the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara at Wesak 2006)

2008 July
Introducing Buddhism, Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). Nedimala, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, BCC Buddhist Cultural Centre, 2008 reprint of 1997. (On 20th December 1997 Introducing Buddhism was launched by the BCC with 24 other books under the patronage of Venerable Dr K. Sri Dhammananda Chief Sangha Nayaka of Malaysia and Singapore.) (Books code B548.) (ISBN 955-9219-90-1) www.buddhistcc.com

2008 October
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt, and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). Taipei, Taiwan: The Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, 2008 reprint of 2007. (Book code EN074) www.budaedu.org
(This includes as an appendix the booklet: Requirements and Ceremonies for The Five Precepts (Panca Sila), The Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth (Ajivatthamaka Sila), Dhamma Teachers Certificate, issued by the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara at Wesak 2006)

2010 January
Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt, and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). Taipei, Taiwan: The Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, 2010 reprint of 2007. (Book code EN074-8401) (www.budaedu.org)
(This includes as an appendix the booklet: Requirements and Ceremonies for The Five Precepts (Panca Sila), The Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth (Ajivatthamaka Sila), Dhamma Teachers Certificate, issued by the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara at Wesak 2006)

Introducing Buddhism on the Web

Access to Insight

The 2003 Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) edition of Introducing Buddhism is available on the Access to Insight website.

www.accesstoinsight.org

Search for Buddhist Group of Kendal

www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/various/introducing_buddhism.pdf

Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation (Taiwan)

Introducing Buddhism. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru Aggamaha Pandita DLitt DLitt, and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes). Taipei, Taiwan: The Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, 2008 reprint of 2007. (Book code EN074) (This includes as an appendix the booklet: Requirements and Ceremonies for The Five Precepts (Panca Sila), The Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth (Ajivatthamaka Sila), Dhamma Teachers Certificate, issued by the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara at Wesak 2006 updated Febraury 2010)
www.budaedu.org/ebooks/

www.budaedu.org   Click on Downloads

Google Books Partner Programme

Google Books Partner Programme has included 3 versions of Introducing Buddhism on their website. These are available to read and for free download as a pdf.

Users can find Google Books at
http://books.google.com

For 2007 Corporate Body edition with Appendix:
Search for Introducing Buddhism Jacquetta Gomes Corporate Body

For 2004 Kendal edition:
Search for Introducing Buddhism Jacquetta Gomes Buddhist Group Kendal

Links to Introducing Buddhism on Google Books Partner Programme:

2003 Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) edition http://books.google.com/books?printsec=frontcover&id=17XhmhXH9ssC#v=onepage&q&f=false

1993 Buddhist Society London edition

http://books.google.com/books?printsec=frontcover&id=FDTs04dcqZYC#v=onepage&q&f=false

2007 Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation Taiwan edition (with Appendix Requirements and Ceremonies for The Five Precepts (Panca Sila), The Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth (Ajivatthamaka Sila), Dhamma Teachers Certificate, issued by the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara at Wesak 2006)

http://books.google.com/books?printsec=frontcover&id=JC01AAKbtHYC#v=onepage&q&f=false

Dhammika Web Sri Lanka

The 1993 Buddhist Society London edition of Introducing Buddhism is available online at
www.dhammikaweb.com/?p=5368

www.dhammikaweb.org

Search for Introducing Buddhism or Venerable Ananda Maitreya

Engaged Zen Foundation USA

The 1993 Buddhist Society London edition of Introducing Buddhism is available online at
www.engaged-zen.org/articles/

www.engaged-zen.org

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