karma

[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. Compare bhakti ( def 1 ), jnana.
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. predestination, predetermination, lot, kismet.
4.
the good or bad emanations felt to be generated by someone or something: Lets get out of here. This place has bad karma.

Origin:
1820–30; < Sanskrit: nominative, accusative singular of karman act, deed

karmic, adjective
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karma (ˈkɑːmə)
 
n
1.  Hinduism, Buddhism the principle of retributive justice determining a person's state of life and the state of his reincarnations as the effect of his past deeds
2.  theosophy the doctrine of inevitable consequence
3.  destiny or fate
 
[C19: from Sanskrit: action, effect, from karoti he does]
 
'karmic
 
adj

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karma
1827, in Buddhism, the sum of a person's actions in one life, which determine his form in the next; from Skt. karman- "action, fate," related to krnoti, Avestan kerenaoiti "makes," O.Pers. kunautiy "he makes;" from PIE base *kwer- "to make, form," related to the second element in Sanskrit.
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There's a karmic debt waiting for each and every one of you.
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