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The Use of Resources

From a discourse by Webu Sayadaw

If you offer candles to a monk as a gift, you give them to him so that he has a light at night. But if he lights candles in broad daylight, in the view of everyone, you will think that this monk is shamelessly wasting things. Remember this, will you? There are plenty of things like this. Of course one can say that he can do with his own possessions what he wants, and indeed he can. But if he uses them uselessly, he wastes them.

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Mark HedigerJataka, Webu Sayadaw