Tis always the season for giving. Six Buddhist teachers on why generosity is the starting place of all the virtues.
For December, Lion’s Roar features teachings on a powerful practice: compassion. Here, Gina Sharpe offers a short introduction to generosity, explaining how it can be the beginning of the end of suffering.
Does the Buddhist concept of generosity mean when I see people on the street asking for money I should always give it to them?
Buddhist student Kaitlyn Hatch wanted a prayer specifically designed for the divided, trying time we’re living in. So she wrote her own.
Giving up, giving in, just plain giving—Sharon Salzberg says that’s the truly transformative experience.
Lama Tsulrtim Allione explains how the Buddhist practice of chöd — offering ones own body to demons — can help us overcome ego.
Sad, angry, lonely—Daniel Asa Rose and his sons are reeling from the recent family breakup. In a closed bowling alley on Christmas Eve, they open their hearts.
Judy Lief looks at why generosity is the starting place for virtue.
Jan Chozen Bays’s contribution to the “Joyful Giving” feature, looking at why generosity is the starting place of all the virtues.
Jon Clark happened upon a Buddhist book that changed his life. Now he’s bringing the dharma to others who have fallen on hard times.