^Back To Top

Merit

Search for glossary terms (regular expression allowed)
Begin with Contains Exact termSounds like
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Term Definition
Merit

(skt.: punya; tib.: so nam) Positive imprints left on the mind by virtuous, or Dharma, actions. The principal cause of happiness. We create merits by dedicating positive karma for spiritual goals, like Buddhahood.

Language

Words of Wisdom

"True compassion is not just an emotional response but a firm commitment founded on reason."
- His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Upcoming events

Copyright 2020  Buddhist Congregation Dharmaling