This Treasure Called Generosity

1898638_10202499444141234_1913807302_oLay disciples of the Buddha,

with a mind free of disgracing miserliness,

freely bountiful and openhanded,

delight in being magnanimous,

are responsive to every request,

and enjoy the giving of alms.

Just as a filled pot, when it is overturned,

pours out all of its water, leaving nothing back,

even and exactly so do they give to those in need

―whether inferior, equal, or superior to them―

like the overturned pot, holding nothing back.

―Buddha Shakyamuni

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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One Response to This Treasure Called Generosity

  1. paulfarma says:

    Thank you. PKL

    Great Middle Way 於 2015年03月27日 (週五) 9:23 PM 寫道﹕

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