What Does Karma Mean?

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Karma is an eastern mystical concept, which refers to an extended consequence or expression of natural acts. It is not punishment or retribution, but rather, it states that what goes around will definitely come around. It can be used to refer to both positive and negative things.
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kar·ma
[kahr-muh]
NOUN
1.
Hinduism, Buddhism. action, seen as bringing upon oneself inevitable results, good or bad, either in this life or in a reincarnation: in Hinduism one of the means of reaching Brahman.
2.
Theosophy. the cosmic principle according to which each person is rewarded or punished in one incarnation according to that person's deeds in the previous incarnation.
3.
fate; destiny.
4.
the good or bad emanations felt to be generated by someone or something: Lets get out of here. This place has bad karma.
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According to Hinduism and Buddhism, karma is seen as the effect of a person's actions which later on determines their destiny in his next incarnation. It is said to have originated from ancient India and included in Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh philosophies.
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