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Generosity and Liberation

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A mind without clinging

While the lay people of Buddhist Asia focus on creating good karma, monastics focus on practices that offer them taste liberation, practices that were traditionally assumed to be too difficult for lay people. This dichotomy is changing now, not only here in the West but also in traditional Buddhist cultures.

What does generosity have to do with liberation? How is generosity related to suffering and the end of suffering? How might generosity affect your cultivation of compassion?