A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Via Daily Dharma
True Giving | April 12, 2015
According to Buddhism, true giving
involves the awareness that there is no giver, no gift, and no receiver.
Attachments of any kind—whether it be to self as the benefactor, the
value of the gift, or the acknowledgment by the receiver—nullify the
pure act of giving.