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Almsgiving

The act or practice of giving money to the poor or to an organization dedicated to religious or social issues. Almsgiving is an important part of many religions, which generally encourage or commend taking care of the poor.
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The children have also no problem in seeking alms from Sri Lankan tourists.
As with Alms, Vows is excellent in showing us the variety of Chinese Buddhist experience.
The commemoration ceremony and alms giving this year commenced with religious observances and a sermon by a Buddhist priest.
The deputy minister of the Ministry of Local Administration, Abdulraqeeb Saif, has called on Houthis affiliates to stop collecting alms from residents, saying it is not their role.
PLOS have also introduced new classifications for their ALMs, which make distinctions between scholarly metrics such as F1000 recommendations, and social media discussions about research, which includes non-scientists.
Alms highlighted that the situation is unusual, noting that in the past there has been a "direct analog" between offensives within Syria and influxes of refugees into Lebanon.
The artefacts include an alms dish, commemorative soup bowl, and coinage from the period.
If like the Pharisees I pray, offer penance and give alms only for my own glory, to be seen and acknowledged for all the 'good'' I do then my actions are empty and totally irrelevant.
The package is offering an all inclusive two day experience - Ferrari ALMS Hospitality Pass - for March 11 and 12, 2011, inclusive of access to the racing circuit and the Ferrari Hospitality Suite; Ferrari corral parking; paddock tour; guided tour of the race team operations; operations briefings; premium grandstand seating; and a guest pit crew experience.
Jamal Khalaf Al Mazrouie, Head of Zakat Sources and Media Department, Zakat Fund said, "The Zakat Fund's alliance with ADCB continues our efforts to facilitate an increased level of accessibility for individuals when undertaking the process of alms payment and collection.
Interest was so hot in a group of Grade II listed alms houses when they were advertised as being up for auction that the staff who were selling them started a book on how much they would fetch.
This support will be provided through electronic linkage to the house 's website, thus allowing visitors to know more information on its charitable activities and even to give alms and donations to the house, Stefan Pichler, Chief Executive officer, said in news remarks.