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In Buddhism, is 'dana' (charity) have any eligibility criteria like Hinduism?

The suttas say the karma of giving increases, the more virtuous or Enlightened the recipient, but there's no condemnation of poor people that I've ever heard of. That mentality would breed contempt ...
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Are you familiar with a particular AN or SN sutta on bowing?

The sutta is in the DN - Digha Nikaya. DN 4 to be precise, Sonadanda Sutta. The ending indicates he didn't gain stream-entry while listening to the Buddha's teaching. This is read by some as a result ...
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In Buddhism, is 'dana' (charity) have any eligibility criteria like Hinduism?

No such stipulation exists. The Buddha's answer was very simple and short: King Pasenadi: “Where, lord, should a gift be given?” Buddha: “Wherever the mind feels confidence, great king.” SN 3.24
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