Points on karma and purification using the four forces

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.

  • Understanding karma helps to avoid the extreme of nihilism
  • Using mindfulness and introspective awareness to avoid nonvirtue and create virtue
  • The five heinous actions and the five parallel heinous actions
  • Merit acquired in relation to substances
  • The causal and the immediate motivation of an action
  • What carries the karma and how does the potency of karma go from action to result?
  • How to purify by means of the four opponent powers

Gomchen Lamrim 42: Karma and purification (download)

42 The Gomchen Lamrim: Karma and Purification 05-20-16

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