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What is the importance of Karma?
The idea behind Karma is that you get what you receive. This means that if you do something good for somebody else, something good will happen to you in return, and the same for if you do something bad. The idea is to encourage people into doing many good deeds.
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Simply put, karma is where if you do something good for some person or creature and something good will happen to you in return. If you do something bad to someone or some cre…ature, something bad will happen to you in return. "Do unto other as you would have them do unto to you." The golden rule in Christianity. Same principle follows. What goes around comes around. If you live your life exercising kindness and compassion to all people and all creatures, something good will swing around your way. And vise versa. Another view I am presenting here an alternative theory of karma that I think is more logical and acceptable. According to the most widely believed karmic theory, a good action has a good result for an individual. This theory totally ignores psychological and sociological facts. We cannot take an individual in isolation and study him. The whole world is interconnected with each other including the individuals. This interconnectedness is karma. The individual is not an island unto himself; he is part of the whole and thus will be affected by the whole. Karma has both psychological and sociological implications. Suppose a person becomes a thief and is successful in his act, this will reinforce his samskaras or inherent negative tendencies and will encourage him to further wrong acts and in the process one day he will get caught and suffer for his actions. In the process, he has influenced both his psyche and the society by his actions. Envy, greed, hatred, impatience are feelings that denote disharmony in the mind and if you observe whenever you have taken a wrong decision, a wrong action, its always under the influence of these factors. Encouraging them causes psychological disturbances and this is your karma and you will fructify it. We have to understand that our actions affect others as much as they do to us. When we realize this, we can develop a lot more sensitivity towards our environment and do our best to keep it in perfect order. Everyone, directly or indirectly, contributes to the negative sociological circumstances, because society is formed of individuals and depends on how individuals behave. The advantage of this modified karmic theory is that this makes karma theory verifiable and dissolves the mystery around karma, making it understandable for anyone. In addition, it creates a stronger feeling of responsibility for our actions and increases our sensitivity towards our environment, towards the whole world and humanity. More input Karma is a highly misunderstood term. This is because it is based on logic and we use reasoning. Practically, this means that Karma enables us to improve all the activities of our life simultaneously . However, Since we are modern we try to improve one action at a time, through what we wish to call as good deeds. Karma is an adjective and not a Verb. Thus, it has nothing to do with deeds. CONVENTIONAL CONCEPT OF KARMA: Karma is supposed to be the entity that causes Reincarnation. Good deeds are supposed to result in a better next life and bad deeds a worse life. In Hinduism good deeds are supposed to result in a higher castes (Brahmins, Kshatriyas) KARMA - ACCORDING TO BRAHMAJNANA: Karma means fluctuations in facilitating/ retarding forces. This makes an activity inefficient and unpredictable. Reincarnation is symbolic representation of transformation of the activity every time it is repeated. ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF KARMA: All the skeletal muscles of our body can isometrically contract (temporarily harden) and relax (temporarily soften) as though it were a single skeletal muscle. This entity is what is known in Hinduism as Purusha . Karma is caused by Isometric contraction and isometric relaxation of Purusha. Thus, Karma would distort activities executed by isotonic contractions caused by shortening of muscles. KARMA AND VARNAS: Karma is the highest in the Shudra Varna and least in the Brahmana Varna. This is because in the Shudra Varna there is unlimited freedom and in the Brahmana Varna there is no freedom at all. REDUCING KARMA: The best way to reduce Karma is Vedic meditation. This is a set of isometric exercises. Thus, it would enable us to make us become one with our Purusha and and alter its tone at will. BUDDHISM AND KARMA: Karma is the concept of action or deed. In the west, this is confused as the payback to your actions (Fate, e.g. It was my karma to get yelled at because I yell at everyone). This is an incorrect understanding. The reactions to your actions is called the Karmic Fruit (Pali:vipaka) and they are the ups & downs. Your karma is the way your typical reaction to a given situation each time it happens. The karmic fruit will bring about a reaction in either the present life or a future rebirth. This Buddhist perspective on Karma is ever slightly more different than that in Hinduism. Karma and its effects . Karma is hard to pursue, because it is constituted as the kernel of every living being. In ABHIDHAMMA karma concealed and cannot be revealed until someone attain Nirvana (Pali:-Nibbana). Karma is obliged in reincarnation. Consequences are like it will place you @ right place on the right time. Karma is the belief that what an individual puts out in to the universe will come back to them in the exact same manner.
When you have cleared all yourkarmic debts and attained salvation.
Karma is a Sanskrit word which means "action". It refers to the principle of cause and effect, according to which our experience now is the result of previous actions and all …our current actions are the cause of our future existence. Positive actions lead to happiness and negative actions lead to suffering. The word "Dharma" has many meanings, including "objects of knowledge" and "the path", but most commonly Dharma refers to the teachings of the Buddha.
Karma is important to all people, because karma is a person's actions, not the response to an action, as most people think. The word Karma means action or deed. A persons acti…ons (karma) affects others, sometimes in a good way and sometimes in a bad way. The results of a persons action is called the karmic fruit (that is the result of the action). Therefore when someone says "that's my karma" when something happens to them, it is really an error. But, If they typically yell at people when something goes wrong for them, the yelling is their Karma (Their typical reaction) not the fact that something went wrong for them. So Karma is within all people. Whether you believe that a person's karma affects their fate is a whole other question.
Karma can be received in a positive way by doing things with compassion, while it can also be received in a negative way by doing things with base emotions (negative emotions …in mind). Basically, if you do bad things, bad things will eventually happen to you. What goes aound, comes around! Its the effects of a persons actions that determine his/har destiny.
The philosophy of Karma has importance in Hinduism since Hinduism believes in Spirituality and God. Since they believe in the theory of incarnatiomn and rebirth, they are taug…ht to believe that every action has a bearing and one should act without the expectation of result or reward, because they shall be paid for that in their next birth, if not in the present one.
According to Shri Krishna Ji in Shrimad Bhagvad Geeta, every person should do his Karmas with full purity & without any greed.. Karmas are basically the responsibilities of a …person.. Hats Off to Such Culture.... Answer 2: Bhagavan in Gita says that karma is the best and that the basic karma cannot be renounced like breathing, walking, etc. Mind cannot be left idle, hence it should be engaged to do some work. But it is the attachment with it's fruits that causes bondage. Hence bhagavan in Gita says that karma has to be done with the spirit of detachment. Since Jnana Yog is difficult and only for pure heart, hence one can purify oneself by doing nishkaama karma i.e. doing actions without expecting some fruits. This purifies the mind thereby making it qualified for bhakti or jnana, depending upon prakruti. Not all want moksha and hence doing good work and performing rites and rituals are considered very important. Service to poor is considered as service to God. Even Shri Krishna said that Karma is the best (that suits you). Krishna and Rama were living e.g. of a karma Yogi. it is not freedom from action, it is freedom in action. One should act and not react. Attachment has to be broken and not the object of attachment.
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Karma is an ancient Hindu religious/philosophical concept that refers to the actions and reactions of deeds, whether it be a good deed or a bad one. "What goes around comes ar…ound", in Karma, this means, if good is done, good will be given, if bad is done, bad will be given. Karma refers to anything that a person may have done or not done and reverse effects on the person that has done the deed. For example, being nice, helping someone else, or any act of sincerity and kindness constitutes as good karma. When good is done, we will receive good karma back. Where as, if we hurt another person, lie, cheat, abuse. Deliberately effect something or someone in a negative manner, or any act "bad" constitutes as bad karma. When bad is done, we will receive bad karma back.
I don't think you can... but you can do other things to get karma. ~ Once 5 players that you sponsored get their 1st karma point, you'll get one. Check the website for… other ways ;) You should just buy karma:)
Give out an open hand. Be helpful. Just setting the table makes people happy. Smile. As it will warm up anybody's day-even if you dont know them Be polite. Just one thank-you… could be that person's only thank-you that day, and appreciate Though, someone else said: -You can improve your Karma with the energies from the khufu's hand.
On Howrse you get 1 Karma point for every 30 registered days, or 1 Karma Point for every 10th pass you buy (1st, 11th, 21st, 31st etc etc).
Bad Karma is when you do a fowl deed or something that is not good. Example: Cheating, stealing, hurting someone, etc. Good karma is when you do something good, either for y…ourself or another person. Example: Charity, helping those in need, praying to god, etc.
because in Hinduism they think there whole lifes that they need to be good or else if you do somthing bad to someone somthing will happin to you.... IMPORTANCE OF KARMA IN… HINDUISM: The importance of Karma in Hinduism can only be understood through Brahmajnana, the supreme Hindu knowledge. It would be obvious that the Brahmajnana concept of Karma is directly compatible with science. 1. REINCARNATION - ACCORDING TO BRAHMAJNANA: According to Brahmajnana, Reincarnation means transformation of an activity every time it is repeated. Since Brahmajnana is absolute fact, according to it there is no rebirth. 2. KARMA - ACCORDING TO BRAHMAJNANA: Every activity needs a force that facilitates it and another force that abolishes it when it is over. For maximum efficiency the two forces must never co exist. According to Brahmajnana, Karma means co existence of forces that facilitate/ retard what we are doing and their constant fluctuation. This would make activities and rest inefficient and unpredictable. 3. MOKSHA - ACCORDING TO BRAHMAJNANA: According to Brahmajnana, Moksha means separation facilitating and retarding forces and abolition of their fluctuations. The separated facilitating force is Saguna Brahman and separated retarding force, Nirguna Brahman. Thus, Karma leads to Moksha and Moksha, to Brahman. Brahman makes us master of our fate and enables us to lead a stress free, predictable and controllable life. Thus, since Hinduism has no code of conduct, Karma is our only guide to perfect life.
negative or positive stuff that happen to you
it determines the next life form of an individual