From the Buddhist perspective,
there is no
such thing as a completely impoverished person:
For those who have spare time and use it to
aren’t they wealthy in terms of time?
For those who are eloquent and use words to
praise and encourage others,
aren’t they wealthy
in terms of language?
For those who smile at others and treat people
with joy and respect,
aren’t they rich with inner
For those who assist and service others with
aren’t they wealthy in terms of
Poverty is greed and discontent;
are always willing to help others will always be
wealthy at heart.