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karma

/kar·ma/ (kahr´mah) [Sanskrit] in Indian philosophy, the total effect of a person's actions, both mental and physical, on his or her existence; a person's present state, including health, is determined by actions from previous existence, and present actions determine their destiny for future existence.

karma

A concept central to Hinduism which holds that a person’s condition in this life is the result of physical and mental actions that occurred in past incarnations, and actions in the present life will influence one’s destiny in future incarnations.

karma (kärˑ·m),

n in Sanskrit, action. Karma is understood as the consequence of thought and behavior, thus providing causal continuity from moment to moment and lifetime to lifetime.
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