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“Serendipity”

Manchester Buddhist Centre
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“Serendipity”
Reviewed 1 November 2005

After a fraught trawl of shops and offices, I staggered into the Manchester Buddhist Centre. The idea was to have a quick cup of tea before heading for home. I got this and much, much more; a serene environment, delicious food, healthy options' a place where everything is organic, ethical and most important of all, restful.
I came out of the restaurant feeling calm and invigorated. So, I felt I now had the energy to climb the few steps to the centre per se. What a wonderful place!! The lady who minds the reception and shop is most welcoming but unobtrusive. The selection of books on Buddhism and spirituality was impressive as was the range of meditation related items such as mala beads, incense, prayer flags, cushions, meditation stools and others.
I fully intend to return there time and time again. In fact, Im sure it's addictive!!! But in a very positive way. I think I'll even go on a couple of their meditation courses!

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“a breath of city centre calmness”
Reviewed 26 May 2005

A visit to the Manchester Buddhist Centre is a lovely experience. Walking through the doors into the centre you emmediatley feel that your everyday stresses fall away and be replaced with a feeling of calm as you wonder around. Entering the building you will first stroll around the gift shop with wonderful items at all price ranges.
Then you can visit the Buddhist award winning cafe next door for a range of fare to stimulate the palate and envigorate your senses.
Calm people offering a warm welcome in a world driven by fear is a must for everyone to experience.

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“Definately worth visiting”
Reviewed 10 February 2002

Worth going to if you are even slightly interested in Buddhism. Has a restaurant, shrine rooms, libraries, etc.

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