(1) Aramaropa dana= Setting up gardens and orchards for public use
(2) Vanaropa dana= Planting Shady trees and fruit trees for public use
(3) Setukaraka dana= Building roads and bridges
(4) Papa dana= Providing drinking water on the waysides
(5) Udapana dana= Digging wells and ponds for public use
(6) Upassaya dana= Donation of monastic dwellings, rest houses, hospitals, clinics, etc.
These six kinds of dana can produce everlasting benefits to many beings, and thus the meritorious deeds of a donor of any one of these danas will increase all the time, and he will be reborn in a celestial realm in his next existence.