How to Create Karma for Long Life, Health, Wealth & Wisdom | SUTTA EXPLORATION
Ajahn Dhammasiha presents the Buddha's "Shorter Exposition on Karma" from Majjhima Nikāya/Middle Length Discourses #135.In this sutta, the Buddha descibes actions and mental attitudes that lead to good and bad karmic consequences in a future rebirth:Intentional killing of living beings causes short life span - Abstaining from killing brings long liveInjuring others causes ill-health - Refraining from hurting causes good healthAnger makes us ugly - Non-anger like loving kindness causes us to be born beautiful and handsomeEnvy and jealosy brings rebirth in uninfluential, powerless positions - Non-envy like Muditā/Sympathetic Joy makes us powerful and influentialStingyness has as reborn in poverty - Generosity generates the karma to become richArrogance and contempt leads to low social status - Humility and respect (bowing!) leads to rebirth in high-societyNot asking questions and no interest to investigate and figuring things out causes stupidity - Questioning and exploring leads to intelligence and wisdomwww.dhammagiri.netwww.facebook.com/dhammagiri-forest-hermitagewww.youtube.com/channel/UCJINt0JJBfFm_x0FZcU9QJwwww.tinyletter.com/dhammagiri/archive.
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