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Dana Worksheet

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Part of Summer 2003's Special Section on Dana: The Practice of Giving.


Here are some questions to help you develop your practice of dana. Your answers will suggest what you might like to change—and what you might like to keep the same—about how you give and receive. Answer these questions now, and again in a month or two, and see how your responses differ. Then pick a few key areas on which to focus your practice.

• In what ways have you given over the past few months, and to whom?

• What do you find easiest or most enjoyable to give?

• What is most difficult for you to give?

• To whom is it easiest or most enjoyable for you to give?

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