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Karma and your life: The results of karma

Part of a series of teachings given during the Karma and Your Life retreat given at the Poh Ming Tse Temple in Singapore. The retreat was organized by the the Buddhist Fellowship.

  • How karma plays a role in the rebirth process and liberation from samsara
  • The three phases that describe how we take rebirth in samsara
  • The ways that karma ripens
  • Factors that make karma heavy
  • What to do at the time of death to influence the type of karma that ripens

Karma and your life: The results of karma (download)

Note: Video begins during the opening meditation, about 15:40 in the above audio.

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.

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