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Synonyms for alms

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Synonyms for alms

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Words related to alms

money or goods contributed to the poor

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He feared that the unemployed persons in Chitral might resort to begging, seeing the non-local beggars receiving alms and collecting heavy amounts on a daily basis.
It can be recalled that dela Cruz' dashcam video went viral last week when he blocked the path of a car driven by a woman along EDSA in Mandaluyong City while holding a piece of rock and threatening the motorist as he ask for alms.
There is no gate to Alms House, which is supposed to be a comfort zone for ageing citizens in their sunset years, and this has exposed them to dangers and insecurity lurking around the noisy and messy neighbourhood.The stinking and congested drainage rings the facility and is now a breeding ground for mosquitoes that terrorise the senior citizens.
We don't want alms, we don't want to survive on your alms," Owaisi said while addressing a public gathering here on Sunday.
He said as he alighted from his car today, some beggars rushed to him for alms which panicked him.
Mustafa Al Sayed as a member of the Egyptian Zakat and Alms House to benefit from his administrative expertise gained in running the RCO's humanitarian and charitable projects in Bahrain and abroad.
A visit to different areas by Express News revealed that beggars ask for alms and convince people into giving them money.
For his part, Abdulrazzaq disclosed that his department supervises more than 20,000 Zakat sub-committees that manage to provide voluntary work for the poor, through fixing the Zakat beneficiaries and fairly distributing alms among them.
Maurice (Linda) Alms of Troy, Illinois; two sisters, Marilyn (the Rev.
PTPTN said the fund gives out zakat based on its profits, clarifying that it will not dip into funds for study loans to give out the alms.
On the other hand, Section 5 also says that people proven to have asked for alms can 'be punished by a fine not exceeding P500.00 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 2 years or both at the discretion of the court'.
Do not give to beggars DSWD !-- -- Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) - December 12, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) yesterday reminded the public not to give alms to street dwellers, saying there are other ways to help this Christmas season.
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'The first Buddhist monks did not build monasteries and temples; they were mostly homeless and begged for sustenance.' 'Non-believers criticized the Buddha's practice of alms begging, reasoning that especially during the summer walking around for begging killed several animals and insects, from then the Buddha initiated three months' retreat during the summer,' he said, 'Monks would stay in a single location and practice the teachings while laymen would come to the location with offerings.' Pema Dorji, 62, from Khangma has been attending the Yarney since the start.