171 Super Giving with Five Factors

Colombo Dhamma Friends
Colombo Dhamma Friends
171 Super Giving with Five Factors
/

What do you think? Does a gift need to be very big and expensive to collect merit? No, it doesn’t. Our teacher, the Supreme Buddha taught us that how we are thinking and the way we give the gift are more important. This is really good news, since sometimes we don’t have big things to give, do we. That means that if we learn the proper method of giving, we’ll always be able to collect powerful good karma, even if our gift is very small. Today we’ll learn five ways to give so we get great benefits from whatever we give. They are really valuable, so I’d like you to write them down as the Bhante teaches us.

Contents

5:36 Sermon on the five factors of giving
16:07 Maha Kassapa Thera Paritta. Download a copy or read online.

We’d love to hear from you! Send us a voicemail. Or record a longer segment on your phone. You can write to us at info@serenecolombo.org or contact us through Facebook at facebook.com/ColomboDhammaFriends or Instagram at instagram.com/SereneColombo. You can also sent us a voicemail on Whatsapp.

Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsRadio PublicCastBoxSpotifyStitcherRSSPodbeanYouTubePlayer.fmiHeartRadioOvercastPodcast AddictAmazon Music

Listen on an App

The best way to listen to the podcast version of Monks in the Morning is on the Free Radio Public app

Step 1: Install the Free RadioPublic app, then come back here.

Get it on Google Play

Step 2: Click on the button below and choose Radio Public to open the link.

Listen to Monks in the Morning on RadioPublic

Step 3: Select “Follow”

Optional: You may want to turn the app notifications on and change the show settings so new shows are downloaded automatically when you are on wi-fi.

Do you know about land for sale in Colombo?

We are looking for land to build a new English Dhammma Center!

Leave a Comment

Index

9 Buddha Qualities, abandon suffering, alms round, anger, animal world, anuttaropurisadammasarati quality, araham quality, Aṅgulimāla Arahant, bad association, bhagava quality, body meditation, buddhanussati meditation, Buddhist etiquette, chanting, compassion, confidence~saddhā, contentment, courage, craving, Culla Kammavibhanga Sutta, cutupapatanana, death, Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, evil deeds, first noble truth, five precepts, Four Noble Truths, friendship, ghost world, giving~dāna, good actions, gratitude, greed, guided meditation, hatred, heaven, hell, iddhi, ignorance, impermanence~anicca, intoxicants, jataka, jealousy, karma, kavi, life of Buddha, lokavidu quality, losing loved ones, loss, loving-kindness~mettā, lying, Maha Satipatthana Sutta, Mangala Sutta, marks of a great man, meditation, merit~puññā, mindfulness~sati, mora paritta, nibbāna, Noble Eightfold Path, noble truth of suffering, non-attachment, ordination, origin of suffering, parents, paritta, patience, pilgrimage, practice, precepts, psychic powers, pujas, punishment, Pāli, rains retreat, rare human birth, Ratana Sutta, Ratthapala Sutta, relics, retreat, right speech, right view, Sakka God, sammasambuddho quality, samsara, Sangha, Second Noble Truth, sickness, similes, Sri Lanka, stress, Sāriputta Arahant, Taking advice, Therigatha, Third Noble Truth, uposatha, Venerable Maha Moggalana, Vesak, vijja, vijjacaranasampanno quality, virtue~sīla, wisdom, Work, worldly conditions, wrong view