KARMA: What Americans Are Asking (and the Answers)
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KARMA: What Americans Are Asking (and the Answers)

The Questions

  • How does karma work?
  • What are the different types of karma?
  • How can I improve my karma?
  • What are some examples of karma in action?
  • What happens to bad people after they die?
  • Do I deserve my karma?
  • Can I change my karma?
  • What is the relationship between karma and free will?
  • What is the role of karma in suffering?
  • How can I use karma to create a better world?

The Answers

Karma encompasses both positive and negative aspects, capable of opening opportunities, alleviating suffering, and creating joy, as well as disrupting, damaging, or taking control of one’s life. Every individual in this world possesses both positive and negative karma. Our only option is to confront and overcome our karma in order to attain peace and happiness in life.

Karma Lecture 2pm Oct 29th (in-person + online)

Visit Myosenji Temple this Sunday in-person or online, to hear our Chief Priest explain how you can change your karma, effectively reflect on your karma, and understand the causes you make and the effects you receive. Discover whether or not your current thinking is counter-productive to your happiness. Register Today!

  • Learn how to chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo and properly use the Juzu Beads, Buddhist prayer beads.
  • Q&A with our Chief Priest.
  • The meeting starts at 2:00 pm and concludes around 3:15 pm.
  • 310 University Blvd West, Silver Spring, MD 20901 entrance on Burnett Ave

If you have decided to become a Buddhist or are interested in learning how to become a Buddhist, after Sunday’s meeting (about 3:30 pm) Rev Sakabe will be performing the Acceptance of the Precept Ceremony, the ceremony where you become a Buddhist.