Honouring the Departed: A Buddhist Perspective

by Āyasmā Aggacitta

From these references we can make the following conclusions. The canonical procedure of dedicating merits is actually very simple:
• Perform dana
• At the end of the dana, dedicate the merits by saying: “May the merits and the great meritorious fruits of this dana be for the happiness of so-and-so.”

One can still gain merit by rejoicing in others’ meritorious deeds regardless of whether the meritorious deeds had been dedicated to one.

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