Know Hindu’s Karma

Essays on Karma, for Kindle, by Katinka HesselinkBoth an introduction, akindof ‘Karmafor dummies’, and a look at the philosophical questions that the doctrine of karma calls up. You will learn to question what you’ve always thought about karma as well as deepen your understanding of the Indian and Buddhist background of this teaching central to much of Asian philosophy.

Essays for Karma is free from the 26th through the 30th of April 2014

Using quotes from a variety of sources – from thetraditionalPali (Theravada)Canonto Lama Tsong Khapa (Gelugpa TibetanBuddhism) and the Bhagavad Gita (Hinduism), you will find that the doctrine of karma is anything but outdated and can help you become a more compassionate person.

Karma is the law ofmoralcause and effect, giving meaning to the cycle oflife and deathand part of a world view in which rebirth (orreincarnation) is a central feature. As a feature of Asian religion and spirituality, karma is not about sin and judgment day, but about how consciousness determines our present and future life.

  • What is the basicdoctrineof karma?
  • Does karma explain everything?
  • If there is karma, does that mean everything is pre-determinedfate? What about Free Will?
  • How does spiritualevolutioncombine with karma?
  • Isn’t believing in karma selfish?
  • How does one accept karma and yet grow incompassion?
  • How do Buddhist and Hindu ritualofferingsto Buddha and deities relate to karma? (aka ‘transferof merits’)
  • How does karma relate to the ‘Law of Attraction’?


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