Tag Archives: Merit

The fruit of rejoicing in others’ merit

Making merit by offering to the Sangha will gain countless fruit to the giver like the farmer who plants the crops in a rich soil. Those who wish for heavenly existence and nirvana should choose their merit field wisely. The … Continue reading

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The picked-up robes offering ceremony (“Tod Pha-Pa”)

The picked-up robe offering ceremony is one of the big merits in Buddhism because it is Maha Sangha Dana – the donor offers to the monk without specifying.  The Lord Buddha taught that Maha Sangha Dana had more fruits than … Continue reading

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