Creating Reality Through Karma with Venerable Robina Courtin
Thubten Norbu Ling - Santa Fe

Creating Reality Through Karma with Venerable Robina Courtin

In this presentation, Venerable explores the perspective on life, highlighting the importance of following Buddhist principles and reflecting on them thoughtfully.

She explains the key distinctions among Buddhist, materialist, and Christian beliefs, recommending a thorough exploration of the Buddhist viewpoint, especially focusing on its of .

Robina explains that , a core Buddhist concept, hinges on understanding the , which is non-physical and originates from previous moments of .

Robina highlights the development of samadi, or single-pointed , as essential for accessing subtle levels of consciousness and perceiving subtle phenomena.

She emphasizes that and stem from the mind, advocating for cultivating positive mental states and avoiding negative actions.

Living in , or committing to ethical behavior, is presented as a method to generate positive karma and prevent harm to oneself and others.

Robina also discusses the importance of taking responsibility for one’s actions and making amends for harm caused.

She shares personal anecdotes and stories to illustrate these concepts, underscoring the Buddhist belief that we create our reality through our , words, and deeds, and that ethical living and are key to a happier, more life.

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