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Definitions for Karma
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(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
One's destiny; fate.
(Mysticism) The supposed non-physical emanations that a person gives off, which may affect other people; vibrations.
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.
Etymology: 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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kär′mä, n. the Buddhist conception of the quality of actions, including both merit and demerit, determining the future condition of all sentient beings by a sort of virtue inherent in the nature of things—by the blind and unconscious but inevitable concatenation of cause and effect: the theory of inevitable consequence generally: the result of the actions of a life.—adj. Kar′mic. [Sans. karma, work.]
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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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Karma is ranked #145220 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Karma surname appeared 114 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Karma.
44.7% or 51 total occurrences were Asian.
33.3% or 38 total occurrences were White.
8.7% or 10 total occurrences were Black.
7% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
6.1% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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The numerical value of Karma in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Karma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of Karma in a Sentence
Nothing can escape the law of Karma. Not only does it work in this lifetime,it also works beyond death.
We create our Karma and we can change it
Karma and shadows follow one everywhere.
The Law of Karma has accounts three - an opening balance like root of a tree, a current account of all that we do, and a karmic corpus that never loses sight of you.
I was like,' OK, do I have good karma ? Do I have bad karma ? Why would I have bad karma ?' I started taking stock of my life and the things I'd done, and the things I hadn't done. How I was with people.
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- karma, kohtaloFinnish
- カルマ, 業Japanese
- likimas, karmaLithuanian
- karman, karmaPolish
- karma, carmaPortuguese
- กรรมะ, กรรมThai
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