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Karma Quiz. What does karma mean?. A. Emotion B. Solution C. Action. Wrong!. In Sanskrit karma ( Pali: kamma ) means ‘action’. It is found within many forms of Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Next Question. Correct!. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • A. Emotion

    B. Solution

    C. Action

  • In Sanskrit karma (Pali:kamma) means action. It is found within many forms of Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.

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  • In Sanskrit karma (Pali:kamma) means action. It is found within many forms of Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.

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  • A. Ritual

    B. Social

    C. Ethical

  • In brahmanical society karma was understood in terms of ritual sacrifice. Individuals, dependent upon their social status and needs would perform certain rituals acts. These ritual acts would generate a specific result in this life or even the next.

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  • In brahmanical society karma was understood in terms of ritual sacrifice. Individuals, dependent upon their social status and needs would perform certain rituals acts. These ritual acts would generate a specific result in this life or even the next.

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  • A. Kuala

    B. Puya

    C. Dukha

  • Actions that are considered to be wholesome (Sanskrit: kuala/ Pali: kusala) will have pleasant results (vipka). Good karma is also known as merit (puya/pua). The production of merit is important as it can have positive effects on the lives of individuals, generate desirable rebirths and also allow one to access higher levels of spiritual attainment. Dukha can be translated as dis-ease or suffering.

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  • Actions that are considered to be wholesome (Sanskrit: kuala/ Pali: kusala) will have pleasant results (vipka). Good karma is also known as merit (puya/pua). The production of merit is important as it can have positive effects on the lives of individuals, generate desirable rebirths and also allow one to access higher levels of spiritual attainment. Dukha can be translated as dis-ease or suffering.

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  • A. Every action performed by an individual

    B. Intentional actions performed by an individual

    C. Religious actions performed by an individual

  • Intentional actions are the root of karma.It is intention that I call kamma; having willed or formed the intention, one performs acts by the body, speech and mind.Anguttara Nikaya iii, 415Translation from Rupert Gethin, Foundations of Buddhism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998), p. 120.

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  • Intentional actions are the root of karma.It is intention that I call kamma; having willed or formed the intention, one performs acts by the body, speech and mind.Anguttara Nikaya iii, 415Translation from Rupert Gethin, Foundations of Buddhism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998), p. 120.

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  • A. 3

    B. 4

    C. 8

  • Actions that produce karmic results can be split into three categories: Mental actionBodily action Vocal actionThese categories can be split into further groups, but any karmic action will fall into one of the three types as seen above.

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  • Actions that produce karmic results can be split into three categories: Mental actionBodily action Vocal actionThese categories can be split into further groups, but any karmic action will fall into one of the three types as seen above.

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  • True

    False

  • When a person is alive they generate karma, this does not simply disappear at death. Instead, due to the remaining karmic seeds a new being is caused into existence so that remaining karmic results may take place.

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  • When a person is alive they generate karma, this does not simply disappear at death. Instead, due to the remaining karmic seeds a new being is caused into existence so that remaining karmic results may take place.

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  • A. Yes, people who only act spontaneously do not produce karma

    B. No, karma is always produced

    C. Yes, those who have attained nirva do not act karmically

  • Upon enlightenment a person no longer experiences sasric existence. This means that they no longer produce karmic seeds. They will experience the results of past karma but will not produce any more and will therefore not cause any future beings into existence.

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  • Upon enlightenment a person no longer experiences sasric existence. This means that they no longer produce karmic seeds. They will experience the results of past karma but will not produce any more and will therefore not cause any future beings into existence.

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  • A. Weighty

    B. Proximate

    C. Habitual

  • In the Abhidharma karma, at the time of death, is divided into a hierarchy of four basic types: weighty, proximate, habitual, and performed. The nature of ones death is conditioned by ones karma. If a deed that is deemed to be weighty has been performed it is that particular action that determines the state of mind of the individual at the time of death. If there is a lack of such deeds then the next level of karma will come to the fore and condition rebirth.

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  • In the Abhidharma karma, at the time of death, is divided into a hierarchy of four basic types: weighty, proximate, habitual, and performed. The nature of ones death is conditioned by ones karma. If a deed that is deemed to be weighty has been performed it is that particular action that determines the state of mind of the individual at the time of death. If there is a lack of such deeds then the next level of karma will come to the fore and condition rebirth.

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  • True

    False

  • In Buddhist thought karma has a causative nature. The actions that are intentionally performed by the individual will have a particular karmic result. Well-intentioned good deeds will result in a pleasant and favourable karmic result whilst malicious and hurtful misdeeds will result in a poor and unfavourable karmic result

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  • In Buddhist thought karma has a causative nature. The actions that are intentionally performed by the individual will have a particular karmic result. Well-intentioned good deeds will result in a pleasant and favourable karmic result whilst malicious and hurtful misdeeds will result in a poor and unfavourable karmic result

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  • True

    False

  • Whilst the effects of bad karma are unpleasant they do not perpetuate further bad karma. Instead it is the way in which one deals with it that will produce either good or bad karma.

  • Whilst the effects of bad karma are unpleasant they do not perpetuate further bad karma. Instead it is the way in which one deals with it that will produce either good or bad karma.