Definitions for karmaˈkɑr mə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in Hinduism and Buddhism) action seen as bringing upon oneself inevitable results, either in this life or in a reincarnation.
Category: Eastern Religions
(in Theosophy) the cosmic principle of rewards and punishments for the acts performed in a previous incarnation.
Category: Eastern Religions
the good or bad emanations felt to be generated by someone or something.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of karma:
1820–30; < Skt
(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
The concept of "action" or "deed" in Indian and Nepalese religions understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect (i.e., the cycle called samsara) described in the dharmic traditions, namely: Hindu, Jain, Sikh and Buddhist philosophies. The total effect of a person's actions and conduct during the successive phases of his existence, regarded as determining his next incarnation.
A distinctive feeling, aura, or atmosphere.
The idea that one reaps what one sows; destiny; fate.
Origin: Loan from कर्मन्, first attested in English in 1827.
one's acts considered as fixing one's lot in the future existence. (Theos.) The doctrine of fate as the inflexible result of cause and effect; the theory of inevitable consequence
Karma in Indian religions is the concept of "action" or "deed", understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect originating in ancient India and treated in the Hindu, Jain, Buddhist, and Sikh religions.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the unbroken sequence, according to the Theosophists, of cause and effect, in which every effect is regarded the cause of the next.
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Translations for karma
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
done, used etc by people of different sexes
- مُخْتَلَط، من النَّوْعَيْنArabic
- смесен (спорт)Bulgarian
- mistoPortuguese (BR)
- blandet; fællesDanish
- μεικτός, με άτομα και των δύο φύλωνGreek
- 남녀 혼합의Korean
- felles-, for både damer og herrerNorwegian
- مخلوط، ګډPashto
- med både damer och herrar, mixedSwedish
- 男女混合的Chinese (Trad.)
- змішаний; призначений для осіб обох статейUkrainian
- مختلف جنسوں کے افراد کے ذریعہ مشترکہ طور پر انجام دیا جانے والا عملUrdu
- cho cả nam lẫn nữVietnamese
- 男女混合的Chinese (Simp.)
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