DANA or GIVING

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A Power Point Presentation from an email received. For Reflection on the importance of Giving to reduce the defilements of Greed, Attachment, Clinging, Selfishness and Grasping.

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DANA or GIVING

  1. 1. DANA Giving
  2. 3. Think …..
  3. 4. <ul><li>When was the last time you received a gift from someone? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the occasion? </li></ul>
  4. 5. And …. <ul><li>When was the last time you gave someone a gift? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the occasion? </li></ul>
  5. 6. Which face belongs to the one who receives a gift?
  6. 7. I want to buy mummy a birthday present, but I have no money!
  7. 8. <ul><li>Gifts need not be expensive. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>You can make one yourself 。 </li></ul>
  9. 10. Garfield says …
  10. 14. A gift can also be in the form of 。。。
  11. 15. A hug
  12. 16. A helping hand
  13. 17. Kind words
  14. 18. Friendship ….
  15. 19. Make someone feel safe
  16. 20. Four kinds of gift for a monk / nun
  17. 21. Place to stay
  18. 22. Food and drinks
  19. 23. medicines
  20. 24. robes
  21. 25. When we give, we should give with <ul><li>A smile </li></ul>
  22. 27. And with wisdom too!
  23. 28. When we give, we also receive <ul><li>Happiness now </li></ul><ul><li>Happiness in the future lives </li></ul>
  24. 29. And when we give, we learn to <ul><li>Let go!!! </li></ul>
  25. 30. And become less <ul><li>Greedy !!! </li></ul>
  26. 31. <ul><li>布施 </li></ul><ul><li>Dana </li></ul>
  27. 32. <ul><li>布施 食物 </li></ul><ul><li>你 献给了 力量 </li></ul>
  28. 33. <ul><li>布施 衣服 </li></ul><ul><li>你献给了 美丽 </li></ul>
  29. 34. <ul><li>布施 灯火 </li></ul><ul><li>你献给了 光明 </li></ul>
  30. 35. <ul><li>布施 舟车 </li></ul><ul><li>你献给了 喜悦 </li></ul>
  31. 36. <ul><li>布施 住宿 </li></ul><ul><li>你献给了 一切 </li></ul>
  32. 37. <ul><li>但 教导佛法, </li></ul><ul><li>佛陀卓越的教悔, </li></ul><ul><li>胜过 世间的 一切礼物 。 </li></ul>
  33. 38. <ul><li>The gift of </li></ul><ul><li>Dhamma </li></ul><ul><li>Is the best </li></ul><ul><li>Of </li></ul><ul><li>All gifts. </li></ul>
  34. 39. Buddha says: Should a person do a good deed, He should do it again and again; He should find happiness doing it. Blissful is the store of merit.
  35. 40. <ul><li>Be loving </li></ul><ul><li>Be generous </li></ul><ul><li>Be well and happy </li></ul><ul><li>Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu </li></ul>

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