Developing conviction in karma

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Having generated the motivation for a good rebirth, the text turns to creating the causes for that goal. Part of a series of teachings on the Gomchen Lamrim by Gomchen Ngawang Drakpa.

  • What it means to have faith of conviction in karma
  • The four principles of karma
    • Happiness comes from virtue, unhappiness comes form nonvirtue
    • From small virtues and nonvirtues great happiness and suffering will arise
    • You don’t experience the results of what you have not done
    • Performed karma does not go wasted
  • The ten nonvirtuous pathways of action
  • The four branches of a complete karma
  • The four parts of the nonvirtue of killing
  • We have to be careful of what we rejoice in because we will accumulate karma

Gomchen Lamrim 24: Conviction in karma and the four principles of karma (download)

24 The Gomchen Lamrim 01-15-16

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