Intention readies the body for action and may direct emotion.
Intention is directed conscious energy. When we think about doing something, where does that energy go? Thoughts like these are created before every conscious action as a means to mitigate the quantity and quality of the repercussion. If an individual cultivates an intention enough, the chances of ...
No. One's own karma affects oneself. A parent's bad karma does not affect his or her children's experience of the effects of karma.
From AN 3.36:
“Then King Yama says: ‘Through heedlessness, good man, you failed to
do good by body, speech, or mind. Surely, they will treat you in a way
that fits your heedlessness. That bad kamma of yours was not done by