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  • n  money or goods contributed to the poor

  • Just as they give alms, Thais donate land to monks they revere as a way of supporting their work--to build temples, schools or other facilities.
  • The alms-giving tradition has always been closely associated with the Christmas season hence the canned food drives and Salvation Army Santas that pepper our neighborhoods .
  • A Cambodian beggar with her sister walks in a market in search of alms in the capital city Phnom Penh.
News & Articles

  • Sean Rayhall sets his own winning legacy at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
    If one is a race fan and the sound of this last name sounds familiar, it's because this sound ... Rayhall/Rahal/etc., no matter how it's spelled, is the sound of winning. This sound has an additional historic significance at one of California's racing treasures, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (MRLS). Bobby Rahal had won more races at MRLS as a ChampCar driver, then team owner, and ALMS ... Keep reading
    June 12, 2013 - Motorsport.com
  • The future comes to Le Mans: The Viper GTS-R strikes again
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 11, 2013) – The racing world as it related to GT-type racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans looked quite different in 2000. In those days, the top GT class was known as “GTS.” The Corvette Racing program – which now has seven victories at Le Mans, nine American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón manufacturer and team championships and eight ALMS driver ... Keep ...
    June 12, 2013 - Motorsport.com
  • Mon refugee serves as leader, example for Navy JROTC cadets
    When he was a small boy, Tala Done was stumbling determinedly about in an orange robe, his head shaved, undergoing a Buddhist monk ceremony. He staggered under the weight and circumference of a black alms bowl in the village of Hangan, Burma, while an adult Buddhist monk followed after him, making sure he didn’t fall over.
    June 11, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
Quotes

  • Bayani Fernando in International Herald Tribune
    They can still go caroling from house to house or in their neighborhood where there are no speeding cars or trucks,Fernando said. "What we are against are those who dart across thoroughfares knocking on vehicle windows to beg for alms...
  • Roger Penske in USA Today
    Ryan has been a great addition to our organization,team owner Roger Penske said Monday. "He did a terrific job at Indianapolis this year, and delivered for us in our ALMS program. Obviously, he has big shoes to fill with Sam moving over to...
  • Ali Larijani in BusinessWeek
    We want people to have a life with dignity, not a life on alms,Larijani said.

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