No Strings Attached: The Buddha’s Culture of Generosity

In this essay, Thanissaro Bhikkhu speaks on the history of the Buddhist concept “Dana” and how it has been distorted in West.  Instead of Dana being a sign of generosity for the dhamma teacher from students, it is now being used by teachers to place the burden of financial stability of the organization on students.

Full Text: https://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/thanissaro/nostringsattached.html

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