Bad Kamma in Dreams

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Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby SamKR » Sun Jul 26, 2009 4:55 pm

Do good or bad kamma done in dreams bear fruit in future? Do they have any effect? t seems that sometimes these kamma in dreams are intentional at least during the dream.

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby cooran » Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:49 pm

Hello Sam,

Karmma means intentional action. Dreams and their content are not intentional - they just happen.

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby Jechbi » Sun Jul 26, 2009 8:53 pm

Hmmm ... I have the impression that I've engaged in volitional actions in dreams sometimes. When I'm dreaming, it seems like sometimes I make choices about what to do in the dream. Isn't that a form of volition?

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby Ben » Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:54 pm

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby SamKR » Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:38 pm

Thank you Ben. It seems to me that Pali Cetanā has a little bit different meaning from that of my native language Nepali in which Cetanā means Consciousness.
Anyways, I am still uncertain how could dreams not have intentions.

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby Individual » Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:03 am

The best things in life aren't things.


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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby Ben » Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:16 am

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby Ben » Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:56 am

Its great advice, thanks for sharing Jechbi.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Bad Kamma in Dreams

Postby kc2dpt » Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:05 pm

Sometimes there is intention in dreams. Sometimes not.
- Peter


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