With roots going back over 25 years we are the oldest established Buddhist and meditation group in Northamptonshire and surrounding area. We have welcomed thousands of people to our meetings and visiting teacher events.
We invite anyone wishing to learn about meditation, develop their meditation practice or who has an interest in Buddhism. An independent, nonsectarian Buddhist group with leanings towards Tibetan Buddhist traditions, we gladly welcome non-Buddhists and Buddhists of all traditions.
Regular weekly meetings are on Mondays from 7 to 9 pm (except public holidays).
Our usual Monday evening programme consists of silent or guided meditation, ideal for beginners, followed by a reading and discussion on a meditation or Buddhist theme appealing to non-Buddhists too. We then have a tea break, followed by a session devoted to generating love and compassion for all sentient beings; at the end of we remember those in special need.
Monday 28 November:
His Eminence Khenchen Lama Rinpohce - All day event encompassing:
10.00 - 12.00 Refuge ceremony
14.00 - 16.00 Mahamudra Empowerment, Transmission and Teaching (This will be based on The Ganges: An Experiential Pith Instruction on Mahamundra by Tilopa)
19.00 - 21.00 Mandala teaching and Tsok offering
Venue: Keystone Centre
Kettering NN16 9HX
Bring-and-share food periods: 12 to 2 p.m.; 4 up to 7 p.m.
Suggested costs: one session £8; two sessions £12; all three £15 (unwaged: £2, £3.50 and £5 respectively). However, insufficient funds should not prevent attendance. Come along anyway.
We have members and attendees from across Northamptonshire -Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Rushden, Raunds, Rothwell, Desborough, Thrapston, Oundle, Northampton, Daventry - as well as Leicestershire (Market Harborough, Uppingham, Oakham, Leicester), Bedford, Milton Keynes, Stamford, Peterborough, Cambridge, Oxford, Telford and London.
Why not join them ?
We can be found at Kettering Friends Meeting House, Northall Street, Kettering NN16 8DS
Additional information and post can be found on facebook at Northats Budhist Mediation Centre