FAQ Tag: Generosity

How to behave as a lay person?

There were, and there still are, lay people that are Aryas [having attained one of the four stages of Nibbana]. I say quite often that the Buddha did not only…
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December 26, 2020 0

What’s the difference between gladness and joy?

This is a sequence that is used in many ways, but usually the Buddha would – when he explained his whole explanation of the Path – get just before the…
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December 25, 2020 0

How do you show gratitude to parents who are not wise and immoral?

  You can’t change people, so the best thing you can do is be the example. Depending on the situation – every situation is different of course – you have to…
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December 10, 2020 0

Can you talk a bit about greed, hatred and delusion?

Greed, hatred, and delusion are just our selfish desires, impatience or anger, and lack of mindfulness. These are the three unwholesome roots, that the Buddha discovered and taught. These are…
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December 9, 2020 0

What is Dana?

The Buddha used the Pali word  “Dana” to describe generosity. Activating generosity within us is the first instruction the Buddha gave to lay people. It was his first step teaching us…
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November 28, 2020 0