Definition of karma in English:
1(In Hinduism and Buddhism) the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences.
- They accept the religion's basic concepts of dharma, samsara, karma, and ahimsa.
- Three important concepts within Hinduism are dharma, karma, and reincarnation.
- In other words, he was preaching karma, samsara and moksha.
1.1 informal Destiny or fate, following as effect from cause.
- I'm convinced now that the universe is out to get me, that somewhere karma, fate and destiny are somewhere playing cards while they laugh at my expense.
- To those who understand the effects that karma has on our lives it may also be a teacher, with a lesson plan on patience, confidence, self-reliance, restraint, and power.
- Many spiritual paths have teachings regarding the free will of others and the effects of karma.
from Sanskrit karman 'action, effect, fate'.
- Example sentences
- So perhaps there's some karmic thing going on here.
- My karmic debt was that I abused my freedom in my last life.
- In your individual life, however, you have infinite opportunity to act in concert with the karmic imperatives of your soul.
- Example sentences
- To be honest, it makes me feel sad for the people who are coming up with it, because I think, karmically, it can't be very good for you.
- Meat is already the most karmically / chemically toxic and environmentally wasteful food you can eat, let alone try to grow healthy, long-lived kids on.
- Being unconscious of the custom's existence, her actions could be considered karmically neutral, as she lacked the intention to offend.
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