karma

Teachings related to the law of karma and its effects, or how intentional actions of body, speech, and mind affect our circumstances and experiences. The law of karma and its effects explains how present experience is the product of past actions and how present actions affect future experience. Posts include teachings on the types and characteristics of karma and how to use an understanding of karma in daily life.

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Buddhahood depends on sentient beings

Reviewing Chapter 12, "The Mind and Its Potential", describing how Buddhas depends on sentient beings…

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Karma in samsara and beyond

Completing teaching from Chapter 10, explaining the last two transcendental factors and covering the types…

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Review of true duhkha

Reviewing Chapter 2, covering the sections related to true duhkha covering realms of existence and…

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The “Ye Dharma Dharani”

Starting teaching from Chapter 10, explaining "dharani" to describe how they cover different aspects of…

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Benefits of meditating on the the 12 links

Commencing the teaching from Chapter 9 and describing the benefits of meditating on the 12…

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Ultimate nature of the twelve links

Continuing the teachings from Chapter 8, covering the section "The Ultimate Nature of the Twelve…

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Examples of how we cycle

Teaching from Chapter 8, describing the implicit explanation of the 12 links and covering the…

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Explicit and implicit presentations of the 12 links

Continuing the teachings from Chapter 8, explaining the explicit and implicit descriptions of the 12…

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Aging or death

Completing Chapter 7, describing the twelfth-link, aging or death and starting Chapter 8 "Dependent Origination:…

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Birth

Continuing teaching from Chapter 7, describing the importance of imagining our own death and explaining…

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Q&A on the 12 links of dependent origination

Teaching from Chapter 7, covering students' questions on the links of karma and renewed existence.

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