Christmas shoppers in Manchester are being offered a remedy for stress.
The Manchester Buddhist Centre is showing a video on the BBC Big Screen in Exchange Square giving a free lesson in meditation.
The video will give shoppers the chance to learn basic meditation techniques.
Shoppers, office workers, and passers-by will be encouraged to follow the meditation on screen on Friday lunchtime.
Helpers will be on hand in the square from Manchester Buddhist Centre.
Munisha, from the Manchester Buddhist Centre, says: “I think it’s just very good to come back to this still centre, come back to breathing, thinking ‘Ah yes, I’m a human being and I wasn’t just born to shop’.”
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