Tagged - Generosity

How to Practice with Your Merit Box FPMT recommends the practice below for generating the most merit while using your Merit Box. At the end of your practice, you may place a donation in your Merit Box (collection information here),…

Mar
2014

BUDDHIST IN THE TRENCHES April-June 2014 By Sarah Shifferd How beautiful can life be? We hardly dare imagine it.” – Charles Eisenstein I’ve never believed in money. Even though my parents explained the basics of modern economics to me over…

Nov
2011

January-March 2012 TEACHINGS AND ADVICE: A Teacher Tells Us Why Reader Question: In regard to generosity, we often hear about giving. What does Buddhism have to say about receiving? Answered by Don Handrick: It does seem that in Buddhist teachings…

Merit Box Grant Recipients 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 2008 | 2009 | 2010 2011 | 2012 | 2013 2014 | 2015 | 2016 2017 Generosity in Action Worldwide The International Merit Box Project was created…

Jan
2010

ASK A LAMA August-September 2007 Gyume Khensur Rinpoche. Photo: Kalleen Mortenson Gyume Khensur (Lobsang Tenzin) Rinpoche spoke to students at Maitripa Institute in Portland, Oregon in late 2006. One of the students, frustrated by how the term “merit” seemed to…