The Buddha taught Anatta, so who will get Kamma?

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mahaviro
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The Buddha taught Anatta, so who will get Kamma?

Post by mahaviro » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:03 am

The Buddha taught all things is Anatta. All conditions is non-self. So, I wanna to that who will get the actions that we do?

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Re: The Buddha taught Anatta, so who will get Kamma?

Post by pilgrim » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:18 am

The being who does an action is anatta. When he experiences the results, he is still anatta. Right now when you decide to put your hand in the fire, you are anatta. When the fire burns your hand and you experience the pain, you are still anatta.

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Re: The Buddha taught Anatta, so who will get Kamma?

Post by cooran » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:21 am

Hello mahaviro,

For a start in considering your question - Scroll down to:
"Do kamma and not-self contradict each other?"
http://www.buddhanet.net/cmdsg/kamma6.htm

With metta,
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: The Buddha taught Anatta, so who will get Kamma?

Post by mahaviro » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:58 am

cooran wrote:Hello mahaviro,

For a start in considering your question - Scroll down to:
"Do kamma and not-self contradict each other?"
http://www.buddhanet.net/cmdsg/kamma6.htm

With metta,
Chris
Thank you for your prompt response. I read it already.
I have become a monk in Thailand for 6 years. I want to learn Dhamma more and more.
Best wishes,

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Re: The Buddha taught Anatta, so who will get Kamma?

Post by santa100 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:17 pm

In SN 12.17, the wanderer Kassapa asked the Buddha a similar question..

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html

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