Wildmind Meditation News
Feb 12, 2012
Blue Lotus Temple buys former Unitarian church
Chelsea McDougall, Northwest Herald, Il.: Monk Bhante Sujatha’s face drops when he’s in concentrated meditation. He sits cross legged on the floor on a firm pillow. He’s wrapped in a loose robe. His feet are shoeless. A Buddha statue in a similar pose sits directly behind him.
His muscles relax and it’s as if all the day’s problems have melted away.
The Blue Lotus Temple recently bought the former Unitarian Universalist Congregation near downtown Woodstock and Sujatha’s life just got a little more hectic.
The temple bought the building at 221 Dean St. for $125,000, and now is adjusting to mortgage payments and a slew of …