Almsgiving

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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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Sweden, April 23 -- Private Secretaries to the Cabinet Ministers of the 1970-1977 government held a commemorative alms giving on 17th April at the Gamini Matha Elders' Home of the Young Mens' Buddhist Association situated at Sir James Peries Mawata, Colombo 2.
services and diversifying alms giving channels through increasing the number
Filipinos, who hold great reverence for their dead ancestors, loved ones, and friends, observe the day with prayers, reflection, and alms giving.
An alms giving to 536 Buddhist monks will be held on June 1 in Badulla to invoke blessing on the Hon.
Why did Caliph Al-Farooq stop granting the people who converted to Islam, without being deeply convinced by this religion, their share from alms giving (Zakat), although it was mentioned in the Holy Qur'an, declaring that there was no need for them?
This programme of the day included observances of Sil, alms giving, sermons (morning and evening), Dhamma discussion between thero and the devotees, and Buddhist devotional songs (Bakthi Gee).
The full day celebration included alms giving to Maha Sangha, meditation, observance of Sil, dhamma discussion etc.