Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Nikki Mirghafori, and Gyokei Yokoyama answer the question: “We are encouraged to dedicate the merit of our practice to all beings. It’s a beautiful idea, but what effect, if any, does it really have? And can you offer something you’re not sure you even have?”
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, photo via DGL nunnery. Nikki Mirghafori, photo courtesy Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Gyokei Yokoyama, photo courtesy the author.