Associations to the word «Karma»


KARMA, noun. (Hinduism) (Buddhism) (Sikhism) (Jainism) The sum total of a person's actions, which determine the person's next incarnation in samsara, the cycle of death and rebirth.
KARMA, noun. A force or law of nature which causes one to reap what one sows; destiny; fate.
KARMA, noun. (uncommon) A distinctive feeling, aura, or atmosphere.
KARMA SUTRA, proper noun. Misspelling of Kama Sutra.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne