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Man is a small and short-term existence in the universe. The longest human lifespan is only a little over a hundred years. In this life of joy and sorrow, who does not create karma? If you create karma, you must be reincarnated to live the karma you have caused.


The Buddha’s history records that, in the watch of the Three Nights of Enlightenment, the Buddha found the answer to how to get rid of the “Birth, Old Age, Sickness, and Death” scene, ie escape the cycle of “samsara”. The answer is to eliminate all “piracy or”. Gonorrhea or it is the attachments to afflictions, evil, evil, greed, hatred, delusion… that make people’s minds polluted from life to life, and in this life people continue to practice pirated or, create a career. “Origin” or “karma” is the element that engulfs people in samsara, the cause of suffering. If you want to end suffering, end the cycle of birth and death, you have to destroy all cankers, there is no other way!

Also during the Three Nights of Enlightenment, the Buddha realized the four truths, namely the Truth of Suffering, the Truth of Origin, the Truth of Cessation, and the Truth of the Way. Through these four truths, we can temporarily understand that no one is completely happy when born. In life, we often encounter unsatisfactory things that make us sad more than happy, so it is called the Truth of Suffering. But suffering is not self-existent, but suffering is caused by many causes. To end suffering, one must find the causes of suffering to give up. These causes are called the Noble Truths. When there is no longer the Noble Truth, people will be liberated from all suffering, which is called the Truth of Cessation. But how to eliminate the causes of suffering, that is, how to eliminate “wrong or”, the Buddha introduced a method of practice called the Truth of the Way. The Truth of the Way is the “Right Way” consisting of eight branches. In the sutras called “Eightfold Path” or “Eight Noble Paths” is the practice path leading to liberation and enlightenment of the Saints, including: Right View, Right Thought, Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Right Effort. ton, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration. (See “The Correspondence Between Precepts-Concentration and the Eight-Right Path” in the book “On the Way Home” by the same author.)

The difficult problem was solved by the Buddha, the rest, if sentient beings want to reach the end, they must apply their own practice and experience on their own body and mind.

Contemplating karma to transform suffering

Man is a small and short-term existence in the universe. The longest human lifespan is only a little over a hundred years. In this life of joy and sorrow, who does not create karma? If you create karma, you must be reincarnated to live the karma you have caused.

All people, all beings born into this world, go through the cycle of “Birth, Old Age, Sickness, and Death”. The Buddha said “Birth (life), old age, illness, and death” are the four great sufferings that weigh on every human being. In this article we only mention the final suffering of a person’s life which is death. Speaking of death, everyone must die. Not even the Buddha or his disciples could escape death. That’s right, everyone dies! But not all deaths are created equal. There is a gentle and peaceful death like the death of some Zen masters who leave their mortal body lightly, like taking off an old winter cotton shirt to change into a new one, or the painful and fearful death of children. mortals are greedy for life and afraid of death?

As ordinary people, of course we cannot avoid fear when thinking about death. Death is one of the four great sufferings and countless other sufferings that people have to endure in life in this world. Faced with death, people often worry about not knowing how they will go when they leave to be peaceful and peaceful? And then where do you go in the three realms of the six paths? Of course, we have not experienced this experience, so we do not know how death will come to us? But as Buddhists, we have faith in the teachings of the Buddha. The Buddha taught that people live by macrobiotics and breathing. Just one thought of exhaling and not inhaling, that person will die. At that moment the consciousness immediately reincarnated into another life. The body of the four elements will disintegrate over time. But before the end of the breath, what is the mood of the dying person?

We, more or less, have witnessed the passing of loved ones. Or have heard that there are monks who have practiced for a long time, but when they leave it is very difficult, on the contrary, there are people who do not know a single verse of a verse in their whole life, but pass away peacefully. Why? Those who understand the Buddhadharma will answer: “It is due to each person’s heavy or light karma.” In this sharing, we will learn together about the impact of karma on the death of each person, especially find out what is heavy karma, what is light karma?


Karma is the thoughts, thoughts, words and actions that are stored in a person’s memory. Good or bad thoughts, good or evil deeds, sweet or insulting words combined with addictive passions from many previous lives, follow us to this life along with greed, hatred, delusion, conceit, doubt, wrong view… bring happiness or affliction to yourself, or to those around you. It is the old karma that has been carried with me, plus the new karma created in this life. Karma is the contributing factors to the defilement of the mind, collectively referred to in Buddhists as “trauma”. As long as there is “contraband or”, there is still life and death!

Karma caused whether intentionally or unintentionally, whether forgotten or remembered, all are stored in the memory of the person who caused the karma. The Buddha taught that: “Man creates karma and inherits the karma he has caused”. Karma stored in long-term memory will have the ability to affect people’s lives called “Karma”.

A person with heavy karma is someone who has done bad deeds, his mind is always heavy and cloudy, always hot and insecure, sometimes sad because he regrets something hidden in his mind. Speak before you die. There are other types of people in the moment of death who have to endure a lot of pain, even if they want to die, they can’t die. Those are the people who live as butchers, kill cows, kill pigs or kill people to death. The daily pained screams of those people or animals that were forced to die, now surround the obsession, making the dying person’s mind extremely chaotic and fearful. At death, that heavy mind is attracted by bad karma to be born in a bad way, which the term in the scriptures calls “evil beast”. Light karmic people are those who, while living, create more good karma than bad karma. In short, depending on the heavy or light karma that the person’s departure is peaceful or difficult, struggling, suffering?

The karma of torturing animals

Accumulating karma, although not as powerful as Normal Karma, but when it is strong enough, it also affects people's lives, because when they do karma, they have to live the results of their karma.

Accumulating karma, although not as powerful as Normal Karma, but when it is strong enough, it also affects people’s lives, because when they do karma, they have to live the results of their karma.


In Buddhism there are four types of karma that determine the rebirth of the dying person. These are Permanent Karma, Accumulated Karma, Extreme Karma and Near-Death Karma.


Today, science says that a person with a normal brain, brain cell memory will record all that people do every day through intentions, words and actions. In the past, the Buddha said that Permanent Karma is what we do every day through our thoughts, words and actions into habits, stored in the store consciousness. What karma people cause, they will inherit the consequences of that karma! There are usually two types of karma: good and bad.

1. Usually good karma: Also known as “customs of karma”. Karmic habits are the good or bad deeds that people do every day out of habit and cannot give up. Often good karma can be said to be people’s daily lives, good deeds that contribute to the development of social community life as doctors who save lives, as educators, Teaching culture helps students expand knowledge to help people, or researchers explore and discover inventions in many fields of medicine, science, astronomy, physics, engineering, etc. to help improve human life in the world. this planet. For example, recently, in a short time, scientists have tried to invent vaccines to help ease the horror of mankind before the spreading disease Covid-19 has claimed the lives of nearly 2 people. Millions of people around the world… Ethically, like family members who are filial and harmonious, taking care of grandparents and aging parents with respect and gratitude for those who gave birth and raised them. A faithful husband and wife. As a parent who knows how to sacrifice for their children. Going out into society, being a person who does good deeds, contributes a little bit of effort to charity works to help the poor and disadvantaged. In terms of spirituality, people often go to the temple to listen to scriptures, listen to verses, attend Buddhist courses or go into retreat to specialize in changing awareness, getting rid of bad habits, diligently doing good and avoiding evil. Such meritorious deeds for a long time will create a force called “Karma force” that motivates that person when dying to be reborn in the Human Realm or in the Heaven Realm.

2. Usually bad karma: The opposite of Good karma is often bad karma. People who specialize in living by occupations that bring suffering and death such as bloodshed of buffaloes, cows, pigs, dogs, smuggling, human trafficking, child trafficking, drug trafficking, and poison , or work in manufacturing industries that manufacture firearms that are deadly weapons etc. Common…


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