142 When is Giving Useful?

142 When is Giving Useful?
Monks in the Morning

 
 
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Today we are going to meet a very wise disciple of the Supreme Budha named princess Sumana. I know that she is wise because she went to the Supreme Buddha and asked a very good question. She already understood the importance of saddha, sila, and pañña. Do you know the meaning of those three words? Shraddha means faith in the Supreme Buddha’s enlightenment. Sila means virtue, keeping the precepts, and pañña means wisdom. But she wanted to know if two people had the same saddha, sila, and pañña, would it matter if only one of them practiced generosity? What do you think? Is giving still important if you have faith, virtue and wisdom? In today’s sermon we’re going to find out.

Contents

6:23 Sermon on the Sumana Sutta.
12:17 Chanting Maha Mangala Sutta. Read online or download a pdf.

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