Buddhism Unwholesome Actions

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only if his mind and thoughts are pure. If his mind is pure, and he does good things for others, good things will happen to him. Following this mindset helps him live his life in a meaningful way. To get the clearer view of Buddhists’ perspective of karma, it's useful to substitute the words "wholesome" and "unwholesome" for "good" and "evil." Wholesome actions spring from selfless compassion, loving kindness, and wisdom. Unwholesome actions spring from greed, hate, and ignorance (O’Brien). Buddhism always inspires Buddhists to be compassionate, caring, and kind. Being an avid follower of Buddhism means bringing those characters into one’s life. When a Buddhist brings those character into his life, and applies it every day, then it is one definite way of having a meaningful life.…show more content…
Bad actions in this life can follow a person into their next life, and cause bad effects. Karma determines where a person will be reborn, and their status in their next life. Good karma can result in being born in one of the heavenly realms whereas bad karma can cause rebirth as an animal, or torment in a hell. An avid Buddhist will take this into consideration, and base his actions on those notions. He will always try to be good, do well to others, and live without any selfish desires. Having this quality will obviously lead him to have a meaningful

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