Collective Karma

Some articles on collective, karma:

Karma In Buddhism - Modern Interpretations and Controversies - Is There Collective or National Karma?
... Other modern Buddhists have sought to formulate theories of group, collective and national karma which are not found in traditional Buddhist thinking ... writes, "a systematic concept of group karma was in no sense operative in early Theravada" or other schools based on the early sutras ... "Instead," he writes, "the repeated emphasis in the canonical discussions of karma is on the individual as heir to his own deeds ...

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