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How Karma Works: The Twelve Links of Dependent-Arising
Explains the chain of causes and effects, commonly called karma which is at the core of the heart of the Buddha's teachings.
ebook, 160 pages
Published July 19th 2006 by Snow Lion Publications
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Dense but clear explanation and deconstruction of the laws of karma. Rinchen writes in an easy-to-understand vernacular, but it is helpful to study his books with a teacher to grasp the subtleties of Buddhist thought.
This book was highly helpful in explaining the 12 Links of Dependent Arising, as depicted in the Wheel of Karma. However, if you're a beginner and new to Buddhism, I highly recommend that you give yourself a few months, until you're really familiar with Buddhist terms and subjects in the Lam Rim before you dive into this read. The first few pictures are heavy with Buddhist philosophy, but this philosphy really creates the framework for the teachings contained in the rest of the book. May you hav ...more