1) What is the proper thing to do if you, as a monk, were to accept alms but have stomach issues so can't eat all the food?

2) What would a monk do if they are allergic to the alms given? (lactose and tolerant, alergy)

3) What is the procedure for alms?


What a strange question!! I heard a story about a MONK who found a way to lie without lying and so when he was collecting food on his alms and someone gave him his fill and gave him extra (but set aside specifically for a new rival monk in town) he threw it away rather than give it to someone who did not need it and to whom he did not personally want to stay. Even a monk could find a way to lie skillfully.

As lobg as u do no harm with the food what does it matter what is done with it and to whom does it matter if anyone??

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