Buddhist Vocabulary


Karma Karma is a Sanskrit word which has come into standard use in the English language. The Tibetan word for karma is le (phonetic; Wyl. las) which means action or deed. Karma is the law of cause and effect. For every action there is a result. When one engages in actions of body, speech, or mind, these actions leave imprints or karmic seeds in one’s alayavijnana or storehouse consciousness. These imprints accumulate over lifetimes and

Buddhist Vocabulary2021-03-06T14:52:06-08:00