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    Karma In Hinduism

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    Hinduism Hinduism is the oldest written religious system, a combination of religious paths. This combination makes Hinduism very diverse, always changing, and growing. Hinduism has various teachings, scriptures, and words to describe how everything in the universe is connected. A few of these teachings are karma, samsara, Brahman, Atman, and Moksha. The most basic and most common of these teachings is Karma (kamma). When I think of karma the first thing that comes to mind is someone saying “karma will get you back”. What is karma? In Hinduism “karma” are our actions and how these actions effect the world around you. Not only does karma effect this life but future lives. This brings us to the Hinduism believe of samsara. Samsara is the cycle…

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    Aubrey Brake Erlanger English 4 Period 6 Karma's a bitch ain't it? Karma is the law of moral causation, it is the idea that all actions have consequences. Karma is a spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect). Good intent and good deeds contribute to good karma and future happiness, while bad intent and bad deeds contribute to bad karma and future suffering (Olivelle). Everything and…

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    I Believe In Karma

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    I believe in karma. I believe that the definition of karma is simple.. what goes around, comes back around. I believe in good karma and bad karma. I have dished out a good amount of good karma in my life, but also some bad stuff too. Everyone is human and has done a fair share of bad things too. I believe that you can decide what karma comes back to you. That is why I try to put my best actions out into the world because I believe those good actions will come back to you in the future. You…

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    The Human Problem and Solution Karma, Reincarnation, & The Problem of Evil brings up the idea of why there is evil according to Buddhists and Hindus. According to these religions, one is punished or rewarded for their decisions, or karma, which is defined as the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence. A person’s karma decides what state they are reborn in, through rebirth. This view solves the problem seen in the theistic view of a personal God allowing evil to…

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    The idea of karma in Western Civilization has grown to an exponential misunderstanding of the true meaning behind the word. We see karma in almost every TV/Movie program and all, give the wrong definition of the truth behind the word karma. Karma is the “sum of a person's actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences.”(Wikipedia) Karma is not about helping an old man cross the street and then you being rewarded with the winning numbers to…

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    Karma In Hard Luck Blues

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    game Fallout: New Vegas, there is a built-in morality system called karma. If the player does “good” actions such as helping people, being generous, and killing “evil” characters, they would gain positive karma. On the other hand, if they stole, murdered innocent and “good” characters, and just did “bad” or “evil” things, they would gain negative karma. Most of the quests in the game reward the player with either positive or negative karma depending on the actions taken in completing the quest.…

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    Karma is a central concept of many eastern hemisphere religions, or beliefs depending on how one defines religion, that provides a portion of the foundation for each belief. Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism all have a basic concept of karma, however, how the perceive it within each belief varies slightly from one to another. In general karma is known as the destiny, or fate, as a direct causation from how a person lived their life. This general concept is just a ground foundation point to which…

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    The Law of Karma is the one’s thoughts, words, and deeds have an ethical consequence, fixing one’s lot in future existences. Definition of karma states that the quality of the next life is determined by actions in the current life. This belief exists in three earliest religions that are still practiced today. Buddhism, founded by Buddha, reveals a step by step path to lasting happiness. By following the path, anyone can gradually transform their mind to self-centered state, mind of a Buddha.…

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    majority of wars, acts of terrorism and mass shooting happening in today’s society, there has always been a sense of revenge to satisfy happiness and or social status on one side or another. Mass media and propaganda have led to an increased interest in coalitions, religious views, and political interest. The belief that an individual’s actions determine what good things and bad things happen in the future is correlated to how they preserve life. While karma can be an uncontroversial belief into…

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    Karma can be a good thing because it can bring good results back in life and make your life happy and better. My reason of what happiness is, the first reason is doing positive things so good things come back to you maybe later in life or during that time period when you did something positive. One reason that doing good things can bring you happiness is that people will think of you positively. My first example of happiness is Carter Sorrell and him picking up trash because then maybe someone…

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