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Questions and answers on karma

Questions and answers on karma

Part of a series of teachings based on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland: Advice for a King sponsored by Semkye Ling center in Schneverdingen, Germany, April 20 to April 23, 2016. The teachings are in English with German translation.

  • Who decides what is good and bad
  • Lying to avoid offending someone
  • How karma works from one life to the next
  • Karma ripening in this life or the next life
  • Proof of karma
  • Group karma and individual karma

Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland: Q and A on karma (download)

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.