Dharma Burning Sorting

This is an easy, contemplative task. No skills are required but discretion and confidentiality are a must. This task develops discriminating wisdom, especially of the speech. It protects (guards against) abandoning the Dharma which is one of the heaviest negativities.

Role Purpose

Sort dharma scrap paper into dharma burning and holy images.

Dharma Purpose

To develop discriminating wisdom especially of the speech and protects (guards) against abandoning the Dharma.

Special Contribution

Keeping Dharma karma clean!


At LTC before or during class (2 hrs per month)

Key Activities

  • Cutting out holy images of buddhas and gurus
  • Storing them in a clean, dry place
  • Labeling material to be burnt
  • Arranging disposal, finding people with fire-places to burn