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ˈkɑr məkar·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. karmanoun

    (Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation

GCIDE

  1. Karmanoun

    One's destiny; fate.

    Etymology: [Skr.]

  2. Karmanoun

    (Mysticism) The supposed non-physical emanations that a person gives off, which may affect other people; vibrations.

    Etymology: [Skr.]

Wiktionary

  1. karmanoun

    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.

    Etymology: Loan from कर्मन्, first attested in English in 1827.

  2. karmanoun

    A distinctive feeling, aura, or atmosphere.

    Etymology: Loan from कर्मन्, first attested in English in 1827.

  3. karmanoun

    The idea that one reaps what one sows; destiny; fate.

    Etymology: Loan from कर्मन्, first attested in English in 1827.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Karmanoun

    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

    Etymology: [Skr.]

Freebase

  1. Karma

    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

  1. Karma

    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

  1. Karma

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of karma in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of karma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of karma in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Growing inflation has turned the female sex into a museum of art, you can not touch it, at the auction, providing a woman with cosmic amounts for us. 2. Dimensions are like eggshells of reality, all the shells, that is, the cocoons are crumbling, you wake up from all desires. Each rebirth is painful, you wake up with a groan of the soul. 3. Hearing the serpentine voice of selfishness, you will get confused in your life, only the voice of conscience and valor will lead you to the truth. 4. X-ray thinking of pessimistic realism, where selfishness is a broken mirror of personality in which hundreds of personalities grew out of opinions. 5. An amazing life in which the abundance of everything is revealed, but the outer side of the existence of the emptiness of reality is shown. after death and he is shown what he did in a state of sleepwalking. Zombified with desires, they are ready to do karmic nonsense. And stay in this karmic time loop. 6. Life is a fog of desires, an illusory oasis, the development of the cyber ego, to endless expanses, but not the development of awareness, the ego has stopped the development of evolution. 7. life divides and multiplies, one drop of life turns into two or more, turns into worlds of dimensions and the universes, everything starts with one drop that gives rise to the dimensions of philosophy. 8. Asians of gold color are the golden race. 1. Loneliness is a utopia of serenity, a deep connection with eternity and infinity and reality. 2. Reincarnation and the wheel of samsara is a protracted karmic joke, all these jokes end when you understand the meaning of the joke (the meaning of life) and you stop being reborn. 3. You are undead in reincarnation, whose consciousness is being cloned. 4. In karma, the stubborn one knows infinity, and the righteous one knows eternity. Look at this face when you are in the depths of hell, it looks like the world of people among such a society, you live among people with inner suffering, hell is hiding under the guise of an ordinary world, and all people suffer from their complexes and stupidity and beckon their unconscious sins, world war selfishness among all people for the right to live as they want, this is the face of a girl who sees the truth of the world, this is a karmic hell in which people live creating even more karma, this is not pessimism, but realism, this is what we all deny and live in a matrix of illusions, matrix of optimism, we suffer from our own desires and thoughts, the hellfire of depression, and the darkness of despondency, despair, all people are immersed in karmic debts and burn in the agony of dissatisfaction, in the emptiness of the infinity of reality, this is immersion into the depths of reality, and there the air from awareness is given to those who stops pretending. 1. The one who wants nothing wakes up from the matrix of illusions. 2. New and new desires, like rain, it plunges into oblivion, they plunge into the amnesia of a time loop. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Thiruman Archunan:

    There is no dharma greater than a word uttered by a man of conscience; there is no karma greater than a man listening to himself! Since an intention precedes action, it should be the reference point for any action.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. All desires of materialism are meaningless because you will still turn into a toothless raisin. 2. A person who understands too much hears only tinnitus. 3. Karma needs chaos so that the power of karma never ends, so the unworthy get power. 4. A mixture of good and evil shows sincerity. 5. The rattle of insight. Fear is the umbilical cord of illusion. 6. Revenge is like gluttony, karma cholesterol rises. 7. Earthly hell his name is disappointing. You sink deeper and deeper into disappointment and inevitability. The richer you are, the deeper you fall asleep in the matrix of illusions, and you are very optimistic. The poorer the closer to pessimism, reality, God, you are awakened because you are outside the matrix. 8. Art is cannibalism in eating the emotions and suffering of the author. To feel the vital energy of feelings and this is the cannibalism of empathy. 9. There is nothing more cynical than an egg. 10. Music of feelings philosophy of music, you know in one word orgasm from you as if you did get a multi-orgasmic vibration of love that grows every second. Endless immersion in love, deeper and deeper in the subconscious, love intensifies and gives a powerful awareness. 11. The cyclical nature of the infinity of reincarnation and the wheel of samsara leads the matrix of illusions to the absolute madness of vicious childhood. 12. 1. Hypocrisy is a parody of culture and diplomacy. 2. Hate is tears, tears, tears. A shower of tears, so many people seem to be shadows. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. AiR:

    Karma is nothing but the law of action. Whatever is our action, so will be the reaction. If we plant a tomato, we shouldn’t expect a mango. What we reap is what we sow!

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who actually believes in KARMA does neither take the examples of mythological stories to talk about it to the people nor is seen doing regularly the rituals of religion called DHARMA.

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