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 ...
at 12:27 PM on Jan. 13, 2011