Generosity in Action Worldwide
The International Merit Box Project was created in order to cultivate generosity as part of a daily practice, as well as foster an international spirit of harmony and cohesion amongst the FPMT community. The Project began in 2001, and every year offerings are collected from FPMT students, centres and projects worldwide. To date, almost US$1,000,000 in Merit Box offerings have been disbursed through grants to eligible Dharma projects and initiatives.
The project is a tangible example of generosity and community in action: FPMT students all over the globe practicing together in order to benefit those working for the same mission.
By growing the number of participants, we hope to also widen the number of projects benefitting from these kind donations. We invite you to consider starting the practice yourself! Merit Boxes are offered freely through the Foundation Store.
COLLECT A MERIT BOX FROM THE OFFICE NEXT TIME YOU VISIT.
Merit Box practitioners keep a Merit Box handy so they can place offerings in it throughout the year. Just think, one’s spare change can help build a new stupa, retreat cabin or translate a Dharma text! International Merit Box Project donations will be collected beginning on Lama Tsongkhapa Day each year, and continuously until March 31 of the following year. Your offerings can handed to the office and we will forward to FPMT.
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