In the current issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, we look at academic research on reincarnation at the University of Virginia. How does that research compare to the Buddhist views? We break it down.
Rita Gross, Andrew Olendzki, and Larry Ward explain what karma is, how it works, and why it’s not all bad news. Introduction by David Loy.
When something bad happens to you, it isn’t necessarily the result of your own actions. Judy Lief offers a nuanced understanding of karma.
Bhikkhu Bodhi, Jan Chozen Bays, and Jeffrey Hopkins discuss the Buddhist doctrine of karma and why it is essential.
What do Buddhists really mean when they talk about karma? We answer your questions on Buddhism and meditation.
You can’t deny your karmic inheritance, said the late Traleg Rinpoche, but that doesn’t mean you can’t change.
There is a key moment, says Pema Chödrön, when we make the choice between peace and conflict. In this teaching from her program Practicing Peace, she describes the practice we can do at that very moment to bring peace for ourselves, for others, and for the world. If we want to make peace, with ourselves and with […]
Cloud Atlas presents a surprisingly traditional view of karma and rebirth— “and so any attempt to figure out its logic is probably doomed.”
A look into the new Wachowski sibling’s film that explores Buddhist concepts of karma and rebirth.
Selected teachings from books by Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, the Nyingma lineage master considered to be an emanation of the 14th-century Nyingma master Longchenpa.