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.
On Monday 19th September Martin Goodson will be visiting the Centre to give a teaching entitled: "Meditation as a ritual act".
A former Zen Buddhist monk, Martin is recognised as one of the UK's leading Buddhist teachers. He is an exceptionally clear, humorous and inspirational speaker. This will be Martin's last visit for sometime due to new duties at Londons Shoboan-Zen Centre . Venue: The Friends Meeting House, Northall St, Kettering NN16 8DS.
Teaching will start at Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Donation: £8 would be appreciated (£2 unwaged) or if you are short of cash just come anyway.
Parking: limited; please use Sainsbury's or Farm Foods nearby, both free that time of evening.
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