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Buddhist temple to open in Baltimore Friday evening
Buddhist temple to open in Baltimore Friday evening

The Temple for World Peace, Baltimore's first Buddhist temple, will open Friday after more than a year of construction. The nearly two-acre property, east of Belvedere Square on Northern Parkway, includes an orchard, playground, cafe and bookstore, as well as the central worship and meditation space. The temple will celebrate the opening with a blessing ceremony Friday evening, an open house and talk on mindfulness Saturday and a workshop on compassion in the modern world on Sunday. Meditations, prayers and classes will be held throughout the week on a regular schedule, with sessions offered before work, at lunch time, and in the evening. The temple is associated with the New...

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