My concern here is that in today’s world, many people who practice Buddhism seem to feel that when someone forgives them, they have been absolved and the matter ends there. Forgiveness in their minds completes the transaction, albeit not as it would have ended if the debt had been paid. No mention is made of the power of grace, and not many individuals would claim that power for themselves.  Karma does not work that way, however.Karma is not based in transactions. It is based in evolution. Patterns of beh

Source: Forgiveness Is Not Buddhist – Tricycle: The Buddhist Review