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Here’s What It Looks Like When A Bunch Of Canadian Cops Take A Meditation Class

They were at a local temple to learn about mindfulness.

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An image showing Canadian police officers taking a moment to meditate before work has been going viral. Although it seems like one of those fake only-in-Canada type things, we can confirm it's 100% real.

West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre / Via Facebook: media

Officers from Peel Region in Ontario went to the West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre in Mississauga last week for a lesson in mindfulness.

The image was being shared on Reddit with the title "Canadian police officers meditating before they start their day," although this was more of a one-off event.
West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre / Via Facebook: media

The image was being shared on Reddit with the title "Canadian police officers meditating before they start their day," although this was more of a one-off event.

The goup was led by deputy abbot Bhante Saranapala, also known as the Urban Buddhist Monk.

West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centrev
West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centrev

According to the temple, the officers were given a lecture on Buddhist philosophy and mindfulness meditation.

West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre / Via Facebook: media

"These are wonderful officers who devoted their life to the police service in order to protect people and maintain law and order in the nation for the well-being of all citizens," the temple wrote on Facebook.

West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre / Via Facebook: media

"They are doing a stressful job. I am delighted that I was able to share some insights by giving spiritual support to help them continue daily their service with a peaceful mind."

West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre / Via Facebook: media