Karma Part IV: Difference between Karma and Merit
One thing that might leave some Buddhist practitioners scratching their head is the difference between good karma and merit. Merit is said to bring both worldly and spiritual happiness. So how can we ensure that we’re practicing merit and not simply good karma?
In this video, I explain what merit is, the extraordinary benefits that come from accumulating merit, and I outline which actions the Buddha specifically said are meritorious.
What is Karma? Definition of the Law of Cause and Effect in Buddhism
Karma Part II: Positive, Neutral and Negative
Karma Part III: Purifying Negative Karma
Q&A question about transferring merits