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Q&A: Killing
by Venerable Thubten Chodron©
Tai Pei Buddhist Centre, Singapore
Dharma workshop, 27&28 Nov 2001


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Handling insects without killing them. 0:00

Even if I don't kill the cockcroaches, other people will kill them anyway... 1:36

Shortening the cockcroach's life will give it a chance to have a better rebirth?? 2:11

Isn't it selfish to protect myself and let others create the karma of killing? 4:39

My mother knows I don't kill, so she says she'll kill the mosquitoes for me. I feel guilty/egoistic to allow this to happen...7:05

What about killing of germs, bacteria? 10:21

What about people whose job is pest control? 10:43

What specific results will killing bring? 11:32

Things to reflect on... 13:34

 

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