|"Minerva victorious over Ignorance" (Bartholomaus Spranger)|
|The Buddha was a karma-vadin.|
|The 31 Planes of Existence|
Usually when people say, "This is my karma" (lit., This is my deed), they actually mean, "This is my karmic fruit." This is to confuse cause with results.
"The remote effects of karmic choices are referred to as the 'maturation' (vipāka) or 'fruit' (phala) of the karmic act" (Keown 2000, pp. 36-37). More
|Let him live: Achilles with Goddess Athena, with a hurt heel (startpage/wiki)|
- Damien Keown (2000), Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction, published by Oxford University Press, Kindle edition