Tag Archives: law of karma

Life Extension

“All who live must die”, but we can prolong life and increase its quality by the simple application of the law of karma. Skillful acts produce beneficial results, and these results are of the same quality as the acts that … Continue reading

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Blame

A friend recently came across the statement that in order to forgive, we must first assign blame. The author went on to say that it is essential for understanding and working with the law of karma that we stop blaming … Continue reading

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Revisiting Patience

The Buddha Shakyamuni said that “patience is the greatest asceticism”. This was a significant departure from the norm in ancient India, where people practiced severe austerities in the hope of spiritual attainment. When the Buddha says that patience is the greatest … Continue reading

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Merit Transference

Merit transference (Skt. parinamana) is an entirely natural process, in which we share the beneficial results of our acts with other beings, through an act of dedication.   Although some persons consider that transference is somehow a denial of the law … Continue reading

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