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what is carma?

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aida1212

Asked by aida1212 at 8:42 PM on Jan. 12, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Karma is basically, "what goes around comes around".
    In other words, be careful what you do in life, it may come around and bite you in the butt
    TexGran

    Answer by TexGran at 8:43 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Karma- what goes around comes around
    chefjen

    Answer by chefjen at 8:44 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • karma--you reap what you sow.
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 8:44 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Just what they said....lol
    mamaziller

    Answer by mamaziller at 8:46 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • What comes around goes around
    tinamarie1972

    Answer by tinamarie1972 at 9:38 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Some good explanations here.  KARMA

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 9:10 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Karma ... do good, get good ... do bad, get bad.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 9:58 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • It means that what you put out--whether it's good or evil--will come back to you many times over. Do unto others...!
    witchqueen

    Answer by witchqueen at 11:22 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Karma is a mystic tradition that began with the two major eastern religions and became engulfed by the western traditions. Basically, it's a principle of cause and effect or consequentialism where there a natural universal law for all beings. Like you do immoral acts and they shall be revisited apron you and vice versa. As an example from Galatians, chapter six verse seven, you will reap what you sow. Swami Sivananda published a pamphlet called "Karma and Diseases" where it describes different aliments and the karmic debt that cause them. Karma is accumulated through out the life time and can be the reason for our health and sicknesses. Both eastern and western religions agree that karma can pass from one life to the next and can even be inherited or passed through the generations. This can be found in various passages of the old testament of Exodus, Deuteronomy and Ezekiel. Only the eastern traditions are there ...
    tdbaas

    Answer by tdbaas at 12:27 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • ...Only the eastern traditions are there ways for one to begin clearing out the present, past, future and others' karma. It is through Vipassana meditation where a practitioner gains insight and wisdom and breaks from the sensations of cravings and attachments. Western religions only feel that following God's law and man's law and repenting your sins are away to deal with karma.
    tdbaas

    Answer by tdbaas at 12:27 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

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