Cleanliness Counts!

Continued from last week

In ancient days, people would invite the wise ones to their homes or dwelling, and give them food. When the wise ones would accept the food, then to show them gratitude for having accepted their offering, they would make one more offering, and that is called dakshina.

The giver is thankful here. This is because they are not just taking something; they are also giving back their mind too. They are taking away certain impressions or karma of the past from them.

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