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Module 6 All about Karma

Teacher for Discovering Buddhism Study Program at Yeshe Norbu Mind Training Centre is Kaisa Kaulanen. Those students who wish to obtain a completion certificate for this module – A two-day retreat using the meditations above is also required for those students. Contact Kaisa Kaulanen, spc ( @ ) yeshenorbu.se.

“Karma means action. So things change through action, not by prayer. . . not by wish”

~Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Quotes about Karma

The weekend course with Venerable Namgyel on April 5-7, 2019 introduces you to the Buddhist concept of karma, the law of cause and effect, and what it means to take personal responsibility.

All About Karma – Subject Area Summary – covers the following topics:

1:

  1. Description
  2. Meditation and Motivation
  3. Introduction
  4. Karma and our mental sickness
  5. Understanding karma means accepting personal responsibility
  6. Karma is a product of the actions of body, speech, and mind
  7. Cleaning up the mind
  8. The power of karma
  9. Meditation and dedication

 2:

  1. Meditation and Motivation
  2. Review
  3. Skillful and unskillful karma
  4. More aspects of karma
  5. Throwing and completing karma
  6. Meditation and dedication

 3:

  1. Meditation and motivation
  2. Review
  3. Four components of non-virtuous actions
  4. Non-virtuous actions of body
  5. Non-virtuous actions of speech
  6. Non-virtuous actions of a mind
  7. A karmic weight of non-virtuous actions
  8. Virtuous actions
  9. Meditation and dedication

4:

  1. Meditation and motivation
  2. Review
  3. Purification: the relationship between remedies and results
  4. The four remedies
  5. Signs of purification
  6. Meditation and dedication


two-day retreat using the meditations above is also required for all students wishing to obtain a completion certificate for this module. Required Integration Practices – Guided Meditations

  • Meditation 1: Meditation on the Four Characteristics of Karma
  • Meditation 2: Meditation on Ten Non-Virtues
  • Meditation 3: Vajrasattva meditation