Where is karma located?

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Where is karma located?

Postby AstralProjectee » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:19 pm

Where is karma located? Where is the fruit of ones action? Where is the root of ones karma? There must be a place where karma is located.

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Re: Where is karma located?

Postby Indrajala » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:24 pm

The root of karma is the mind. The Buddha stated,

"Oh monks, I say that action is volition; after having willed it, one accomplishes action by means of the body, the voice and the mind."


That being said, karma, which is volitional action, the result of which is vipāka primarily experienced as sensation (suffering and ease), is not a thing so much as it is a process.
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Re: Where is karma located?

Postby asunthatneversets » Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:41 pm

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Re: Where is karma located?

Postby AstralProjectee » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:17 pm

That's lame asunthatneversets.
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Re: Where is karma located?

Postby asunthatneversets » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:17 pm

AstralProjectee wrote:That's lame asunthatneversets.


Lame? ....THAT.... IS.... SPARTA! AND THE BUDDHA, DHARMA AND SANGHA! :tongue:

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Re: Where is karma located?

Postby catmoon » Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:23 pm

Ok, it's sort of crazy wisdom, but he has a real point here. To wit, karma is just this, right here and now. It is cause and effect in action. The cartoon is an amazing fusion of cultures and maybe the point got lost in all the cultural noise.
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