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布施     bùshī     dana / giving / the practice of giving / generosity

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Grammar: Noun
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: dāna, Pāli: dāna; the first of the six paramitas; one of the seven kinds of spiritual wealth 七圣财; FGS translation standard: Giving (BL 'dana'; Faxiang 'perfections, six'; FGDB '布施')
Synonyms: 达嚫 檀那
Topic: Buddhism

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