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Why lay people should give alms?

What's the problem? Do you want to live in a world even more greedy and stingy than the current one? You do not want to receive food voluntarily given from someone because he/she has put much effort ...
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Why lay people should give alms?

Why lay people should give alms? I expect it's human nature -- in almost every society, some people feed their children, their parents, and/or the homeless/destitute -- also guests, and teachers, and (...
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Why lay people should give alms?

The Buddha and his disciples don't teach stingy people, avoid them as they are incapable of proper attention and incapable to gain any concentration. They aren't demanding anything and are sure not to ...
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Why lay people should give alms?

I feel the lay people giving alms is only satisfying the ego of a monk to attain nibbana. I do understand the good deed part, but out of compassion, I personally not want to receive food from someone ...
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