Observing cause and effect helps to understand the development of positive and negative results.
Series: Stages of the Path: Karma (BBCorner 2009)
A series of short talks by Venerable Thubten Chodron on karma, as described in the Guru Puja text by the first Panchen Lama Lobsang Chokyi Gyaltsen.
A description of the three harmful actions of body and the connection to karma.
Lying is a complex of trying to hide something and saying the untruth. It has complex consequences as well.
A look at divisive speech and how the motivation behind creating disharmony is often jealousy. How to transform this habitual speech pattern.
The many ways we can use harsh speech and examining the habit patterns of our speech when we get angry with someone or something.
How to be aware of our use of speech, the topics we talk about with others, and our motivation for speaking.
From the ten non-virtues the three of the mind are really difficult to detect and to transform.
Why idle talk (gossip) is said to be the least destructive of the nonvirtues of speech.
Becoming conscious of the virtues can support your motivation to increase your merit.
Refraining from the nonvirtues of body and speech and acting in the opposite way.