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Expansion underway for Buddhist Temple and Zen Garden

WHECTV
Updated: September 27, 2020 06:27 AM
Created: September 26, 2020 11:36 PM

WEST HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Wat Pa Lao Buddhist Temple and Zen Garden broke ground on a new expansion on Saturday. 

The temple was established nearly three years ago, but now needs more space for its growing community. 

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Temple leaders say bringing a peaceful spot to the area is more important now than ever. 

"No matter what is going on our there, this place lets you escape," says Temple Secretary Phone Dumas. "And I think that, like I said, with everything that's going on right now. We've never needed a place like this as we need it now."

The Temple and Zen Garden are both open for anyone to enjoy. 


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