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(Quote) The Abhidhamma Pitaka, one of the three pitakas of the Pali Canon, also has an extraordinary origin. According to the Pali commentaries, the Buddha expounded the Abhidhamma not in the human w… (View Post)
(Quote) There is the Gotami Sutta which basically indicates that the teachings must be judged by the results that come when you put them into practice. In that Sutta, the Buddha laid down eight princ… (View Post)
(Quote) I think this is a very important point that @Jeffrey makes. Since we have not yet developed compassion (and wisdom) to a sufficient degree, contemplation on karma can be a useful tool for ref… (View Post)
Not all Buddhists taught karma in a simple way. The Pali Abhidhammattha-sangaha, one of the most important medieval commentary of the Abhidhamma, elaborates the theory of karma in quite a technical m… (View Post)
The law of karma is one of the five remembrances that the Buddha advised both lay people and monastics to contemplate on often. As per the Upajjhatthana Sutta:"There are these five facts that on… (View Post)