I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

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I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Confined to the Present Lifetime
1
2%
Function in All Lifetimes
34
76%
Uncertain What I Believe
3
7%
Kamma & its Effects Irrelevant
0
No votes
Deny Kamma & its Effects
0
No votes
Fie on All Polls
7
16%
 
Total votes: 45

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby Annapurna » Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:48 am

http://www.schmuckzauberei.blogspot.com/

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby rowyourboat » Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:41 am

It seem there are two views about kamma- 1) that it is dependantly arisen- understandable- cause and effect= if you do something wrong you will feel bad/get punished by society.
2) the kamma is a force, much like gravity and that if you kill, you will be killed in future lifetimes (if not this lifetime). Pondering this can drive a person mad. The Buddha was able to see the effects of actions of past lives using his special abilities.

I know 1) and believe in 2).

Not believing in kamma is bad kamma! All about kamma here:

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .nymo.html

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:47 am

Greetings,

I don't believe in Jataka-kamma. 8-)

I believe in Sutta kamma.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby Shonin » Sun Aug 15, 2010 11:21 am

Other: I can observe my kamma affecting all beings, in every direction, in all lifetimes

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby rowyourboat » Sun Aug 15, 2010 2:03 pm

With Metta

Karuna
Mudita
& Upekkha

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby PeterB » Sun Aug 15, 2010 2:35 pm

According to the Buddha the PeterB that you are talking to is comprised of five kandhas arising as a result of certain conditions ,and in a state of constant flux.
So who or what gets to inherit the result of action ?

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby Will » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:20 pm

A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby PeterB » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:44 pm

Perhaps Will we could agree to approach these issues in ways that seem sensible to ourselves. And what is silly to you may not be silly to me and vice versa.
I cannot approach Dhamma as you do. I dont expect you to approach Dhamma as I do.

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby Will » Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:37 pm

A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: I Believe in Kamma and its Effects - Poll

Postby bodom » Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:28 pm

To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


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