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Karma 101 : what goes around comes around-- and what you can do about it
Mack, Joshua.
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Publication Information:
Gloucester, Mass. : Fair Winds Press, [2002]

Physical Description:
157 pages ; 18 cm
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Central Library BQ4240 .M32 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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With Karma 101, we'll turn this ancient Eastern doctrine on its head. Karma is notoriously vague concept; we'll outline the basics, debunk the mysteries surrounding it, and offer a kitschy but practical take on karma, including ways for readers to use it to their advantage - in this lifetime.


Some of the tips offered include:

Controlling your karma Deflecting other people's karma How to prevent coming back as a pauper in your next life Techniques to speed up karma


Rooted in spirituality, this quirky introduction to karma is geared toward the armchair Buddhist. It is the only approach to this subject that isn't overly complex and esoteric. There's no need to wade through lengthy volumes of material--the essence of karma is within your grasp. Start practicing today!

Author Notes

Joshua Mack spent four years under the tutelage of a Buddhist guru. He lived in India and Nepal, where he became a student of Vipassana meditation and alternative methods of thought. He is currently a freelance writer and publishes a daily Internet newsletter. He lives in Ithaca, NY, with his dog, Max.

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