Karma is a Sanskrit term that literally means "action" or "doing". In the Buddhist
tradition, karma refers to action driven by intention (cetanā) which leads to future
The theory of Karma is a fundamental doctrine in Buddhism. This belief was
prevalent in India before the advent of the Buddha. Nevertheless, it was the
Feb 8, 2014 ... This is another of my 'editor's opinions' column - my aim being to make a
distinction that is helpful for Buddhists trying to understand what ...
Nov 17, 2009 ... This article looks at the Buddhist concept of karma. ... Teachings about karma
explain that our past actions affect us, either positively or ...
Kamma or karma can be put in the simple language of the child: do good and ...
Buddhists believe that man will reap what he has sown; we are the result of what
Karma. Buddhism has a strong moral dimension. It advocates acting in ways that
are helpful to oneself and others while at the same time advising against ...
The Buddhist Concept of Karma. Sept 2004. Although Buddhism is still very much
a minority religion in Western countries, it is making a definite cultural impact.
This is, however, a distortion of the original meaning of karma as it is used in the
Buddhist tradition. To accept the idea of karma does not mean to live under a ...
Buddhist belief in karma is rooted deeply in teachings on Samsara, the Buddhist
... Karma is an empowering concept, unlike the belief in fate that grew out of ...
Nov 22, 2013 ... Karma, a Sanskrit word that roughly translates to "action," is a core concept in
some Eastern religions, including Hinduism and Buddhism.