What it really means to make offerings?

Making offerings is a very important part of Buddhist practice. To make offerings is to practice giving, one of the six perfections. It benefits both ourselves and others in that through giving we are actually repaying the kindness of others and showing gratitude, as well as learning and growing spiritually. Also, by making offerings to the sangha we are contributing to spreading the Buddhadharma and helping others engage in spiritual practice, thereby gaining great merit.


Why Do Good People Still Suffer Retribution?

From the perspective of the Buddhadharma, human life and death aren't limited to one lifetime. We have actually gone through countless rebirths, so sometimes it's difficult to look at the c...

How to become a graceful, modern beauty?

"Exterior beauty without internal substance is only superficial and false beauty. True face with honesty, sincerity, and compassion in mind is the beauty within, and therefore the genuine beau...