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Franklinton Flower Shops
2301 Washington Street
Franklinton, LA 70438
Franklinton LA News
Feb 3, 2016
Buddhists who lost temple to fire get support from other faiths
Kathy Wesley instills the Buddhist concept that all things are impermanent.Still, it isn't easy for followers to say goodbye to the Franklinton building that has served as an anchor for central Ohio Buddhists since 1990.
The KTC temple was gutted Sunday in a blaze that Columbus fire officials say remains under investigation but appears to be suspicious.
The building will be demolished within days. Members saying goodbye have left flowers and written mantras on bars securing the doors at 231 S. Grubb St.
"There are personal feelings of sadness because the place sheltered them and their spiritual aspirations for so long, and it was a very beautiful place, but obviously we're going to move on," Wesley said. "We have to."
Among items lost were nearly 40 years worth of audio recordings of Buddhist teachings. Salvaged were Buddhist Scriptures and a statue of Buddha from Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, the Tibetan monk who founded the local congregation in 1977.
Leaders will decide whether to rebuild or move. Donors have committed more than $22,000 to a $108,000 campaign to help at GoFundMe.com.
On Tuesday, the center offered its first service since the fire, a compassion chant, a... (Columbus Dispatch)