We encourage wisely placed generosity, with the understanding that abundancy flows like a spiral of increasing scope and magnitude.
The foundation of success in meditation is ethics, which can be summed up by doing as little harm as possible in body, speech, and mind. And the first practice taught in Buddhism, the first in its list of Perfections, is generosity. By concentrating our efforts in giving to others, we learn to hold less tightly to the ridged, limiting concepts of “me, mine, and I.”
Leading by example – Abundance
– We create a culture of doing what we can, encouraging people to help those directly in their families and local communities.
– People can give time and energy to help run classes and online events.
– What is given matters less than participating in the spirit of abundancy, and enjoying the natural results of being generous.
Change the life of a child in Nepal, India, and the United States
• Oral health is directly linked to overall health.
• One in two adult Americans suffers from periodontitis (gum disease).
• Periodontitis leads to teeth loss.
• Studies suggest that periodontitis is linked to cancer, diabetes, stroke, and heart disease.
• Flossing regularly and brushing teeth twice daily can prevent and even reverse periodontitis.
• Sajen.org, Inc. delivers oral health educational seminars and distributes toothbrushes, toothpaste, and education materials to underserved populations globally.
• Sajen.org, Inc. is taking tangible steps to eliminating periodontitis.
• In 2015 alone, Sajen.org, Inc. gave oral health seminars and distributed over one thousand (1,000+) toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste in the United States, India, and Nepal.
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Why “Health, Love, Awareness, and Abundance”?
Buddhist teachings began with a man who defined himself as “Awake” – which is the literal translation of Buddha. And this Awakened One said that the quality of being describing his experience was the absence of greed, hatred, and ignorance.
Health is the physical foundation for developing Abundance (non-greed), Love (non-hate), and Awareness (non-ignorance).
Simply put, these four qualities – Health, Love, Awareness, and Abundance – define the whole of Buddhist mental and physical cultivation in a universal and easily operative way.