Three types of generosity

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Part of a series of teachings on Essence of Refined Gold by the Third Dalai Lama, Gyalwa Sonam Gyatso. The text is a commentary on Songs of Experience by Lama Tsongkhapa.

Three types of generosity

  • Generosity of giving the Dharma
  • Generosity of giving protection
  • Generosity of giving material goods
  • The four hindrances to giving material goods

Essence of Refined Gold 39 (download)

Questions and answers

  • When we practice exchanging self and others, could we accentuate the difference between ourself and others?
  • Is making an offering of practice or dedicating a practice giving the Dharma?
  • Are there more kinds of generosity, such as generosity of silence during retreat?

Essence of Refined Gold 39: Q&A (download)

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