The Second Circle
Black Dhamma, White Dhamma
- Black Dhamma
- is the Kamma which is caused by Ignorance (Avijja) and
is a continuous delusion. One who is in the sphere of
Black Kamma is like one who walks at night, clothed
only in darkness, dirty and useless.
- White Dhamma
- is the good Kamma which is under the influence of the
Buddha (Transcendental wisdom (Vijja) or the one who
knows). One who is ethical lives in the sphere of
light, clean and pure.
- Black Kamma
- Acting in an evil way results in evil = Black Kamma =
an unskilful action leading to hell: for example, the
mind which is depressed, anxious, unwise or stupid.
- White Kamma
- Acting in a good way results in good = White Kamma = a
skilful action leading to the destination of happiness:
for example, the mind which is bright, calm, cool and
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