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Ethical conduct and karma

Ethical conduct and karma

Part of a series of teachings given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Buddhism for Young Adults program in 2018.

  • Our behavior has consequences for ourselves and others
  • We have the opportunity everyday to create virtuous karma
  • Collective karma and the groups we belong to
  • Looking at abortion from a Buddhist viewpoint
  • Avoiding unwise and unkind sexual behavior

Young Adult Week 06: Ethical conduct and 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.