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The gift of generosity

People are surprised to hear that we don’t have any prices on our menu. As a spiritual retreat, we have elected instead to serve lunch to our guests and make our retreat facilities available based on the time-honoured practice of “dana”.

Dana (pronounced “dah-na”) is a Pali word meaning generosity and an ancient practice in Indian and especially Buddhist traditions. The practice of giving is recognised as one of the most basic human…

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