All Buddhist practices are based upon the laws of karma, and so it is crucial to understand thoroughly how karma works to succeed in any and every Buddhist path. This Course is based upon the Treasure House of Higher Knowledge (Abhidharma Kosha) by Master Vasubandhu (350 AD).

Topics include: an Abhidharma overview; the definition and nature of karma; good, bad and neutral karma; karma of body, speech, and mind; the definition of virtue and non-virtue; black and white deeds; projecting and finishing karma; karmic consequences; how karma is carried; how emptiness allows karma to function; karmic paths; the five immediate misdeeds; how to make a karmic result powerful; and the purification of karma.

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Please Note: We weren’t able to locate audio for classes 2 & 9, so we included the audio from when this course was taught in New York in 1994.

Class One
Class Two (from New York Teaching in 1994)
Class Three
Class Four
Class Five
Class Six
Class Seven
Class Eight
Class Nine (from New York teaching in 1994)
Class Ten

ACI 5 Como funciona el karma

ACI 5 Como funciona el karma (PDF)