Burnley Kadampa Buddhist Centre celebrates its first birthday

The Burnley Kadampa Buddhist Centre has celebrated the first anniversary of its opening with a communal ceremony, food, and drinks.

Monday, 23rd October 2017, 11:20 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:02 pm
Gen Kelsang Pljin, the Centre's resident teacher, leads a talk and guided meditation to close the celebrations.

The Buddhist Centre, located on Parker Street, welcomed friends and neighbours to the event on Wednesday, October 18th to celebrate its first birthday, offering a huge selection of cakes and soft drinks, followed by a guided meditation.

With over 40 people joining in with the celebrations at the centre, which first opened its doors on September 29th lasy year following a major conversion of Brunside Mill, "everyone is welcome" at the establishment.

"The centre is a peaceful and inspiring place," said a spokesperson. "People from all walks of life can learn to meditate, gain practical understanding of Buddhism, and bring about positive change in their lives."