Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The three results of karma

The three results of karma

Part of a series of talks given at the Vajrayana Institute in Sydney, Australia based on The Foundation of Buddhist Practice, the second volume in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion series.

  • The components of a complete action
  • The three types of karmic results
    • Ripening results
    • Causally concordant results
    • Environmental results
  • Questions and answers

The three results of karma (download)

The video for this teaching starts at 61:30 minutes

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.

More on this topic