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What is KARMA according to Hindu philosophy?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 14 Mar '13 01:20 pm
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Karma has been a part and parcel of Hindu scriptures and texts since time immemorial. Ancient Hindus believed in the consequences of Karma and the resulting CHAIN REACTION OF KARMA.This chain reaction is said to carry on after death and continue into the next birth/births. This is an endless cycle and will continue till the consequences of the previous Karma are erased completely.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 14 Mar '13 01:21 pm

 
  
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Defined in Bhagwat Geeta
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 14 Mar '13 05:43 pm

 
  
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Karma has been a part and parcel of Hindu scriptures and texts since time immemorial.
Answered by Quest, 14 Mar '13 02:53 pm

 
  
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Karma has been a part and parcel of Hindu scriptures and texts since time immemorial. Ancient Hindus believed in the consequences of Karma and the resulting CHAIN REACTION OF KARMA.This chain reaction is said to carry on after death and continue into the next birth/births. This is an endless cycle and will continue till the consequences of the previous Karma are erased completely.
Answered by iqbal seth, 14 Mar '13 01:56 pm

 
  
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The sum of activities a human being does to maintain his survival along with for the ppl dependent on him is called his KARMA....
Answered by Pradipta pati, 14 Mar '13 01:41 pm

 
  
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The law of cause and effect forms an integral part of Hindu philosophy. This law is termed as 'karma', which means to 'act'. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English defines it as the "sum of person's actions in one of his successive states of existence, viewed as deciding his fate for the next". In Sanskrit karma means "volitional action that is undertaken deliberately or knowingly". This also dovetails self-determination and a strong will power to abstain from inactivity. Karma is the differentia that characterizes human beings and distinguishes him from other creatures of the world.
Answered by Psycho, 14 Mar '13 01:24 pm

 
  
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Any action that we do voluntarily or involuntarily is KARMA
Answered by manvika, 14 Mar '13 01:24 pm

 
  
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Karma is an ancient concept, a Sanskrit word meaning 'act', 'action', or 'word'. The law of karma teaches us that all of our thoughts, words and actions begin a chain of cause and effect, and that we will personally experience the effects of everything we cause. We may not experience the effect (the returning karma) right away, and it may not even be in this lifetime, but you can count on it just the same. Karma is a cosmic law, which means that it applies to everyone, everywhere, all the time. ohhh my god kitna likhna padega
Answered by wenz, 14 Mar '13 01:22 pm

 
  
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