Nowadays many Buddhists understand that merit
making is all about almsgiving and expecting a
result in return. Some even make merit by “buying
merit” to ensure their wish is fulfilled, nor for the sake of
Dhamma and lifestyle are the same thing.
The 5000s magazine is produced to show the world that
spiritual life is not parallel to everyday life. The more you live
by the code of morals, the clearer your lifestyle becomes.
It was born out of gratitude toward Buddha for his arduous
training and search to seek the way out of suffering for all