Karma What It Is, What It Isn’t , Why It Matters

karma what it is what it isnt why it matters

Karma What It Is, What It Isn’t, Why It Matters Book Title: Karma: What It Is, What It Isn’t, Why It Matters Author: Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche Publisher: Shambhala Year Published: 2015 Pages: 160 Paperback Price: $11.27 Kindle Price: $9.99   Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche (1955-2012) was born in eastern Tibet and was the ninth incarnation of the Traleg Tulku line. He was educated by many great Buddhist philosophers of all four of the main lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. He is also the founder of the Kagyu E-Vam Buddhist Institute in Australia where he was a pioneer in bringing Buddhism to Australia.  … Continue reading

Karma in Buddhism

karma in buddhism

Karma in Buddhism Karma is originally an Indian word which has been borrowed by English, but many people don’t really know what it means.  In this article, I’ll define what Karma means in the original context of Buddhism. Karma in the Buddhist context is NOT a kind of fate nor is it some kind of cosmic justice system where everyone gets what they deserve.  This is not a correct view, nor does it make much sense when exposed to the scrutiny of Buddhist logic. I’ve also noticed that some people confuse karma with the effects (or fruits) of karma when … Continue reading