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Dāna

John Bowker

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780192800947
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727221
Dāna

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(Pāli, ‘gift’).

In Indian religions, a gift, especially for a religious purpose. In Buddhism, it is an act of generosity

Reference Entry.  88 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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