Exploring karma

Teachings on karma: Part 1 of 2

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Part of a two-day teaching on karma at the Dharma Friendship Foundation, Seattle, Washington.


  • The meaning of karma and how we create it
  • The four characteristics of karma
  • Destructive and constructive actions
  • The weight of karma

Karma 01 (download)

Questions and answers

  • Difference in precepts beween monastic and lay practitioner
  • Creating karma when watching movies
  • Taking precepts if you are prone to feeling guilty
  • The precept to not sing or dance
  • Creating karma with a spiritual intent

Karma 0: Q&A (download)

View Part 2 of this series: Creating our experience

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