Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Dāna in Burmese Society





This short feature looks at the quality of dāna, or donation/generosity. It examines how a country such as Burma could be one of the most generous countries in the world despite extreme poverty and political oppression, discusses the role of dāna with the Buddha's teachings, and shares the advantages of a life lived with dāna as a consistent practice in one's spiritual development.