Kunzang Palyul Choling 28 Years of Compassion, Refuge , Outreach KPC-DonorBook-Lowres - Page 7

n More than 250,000 hours of continuous prayer to alleviate suffering in the world n Over 23,000 candles offered n Over 2.5 million water bowls offered n 100,000 prayer requests from people worldwide honored in over 10,000 practices The importance of offerings In Buddhist practice, offerings can be in many forms. Whatever form they take they nurture gen- erosity and clarity in the mind of the giver, and when dedicated to others, help augment those quali- ties in the world. For example, offering light such as a candle, is a powerful method for destroying the darkness of ig- norance and increasing wisdom.