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.
- karmic, adjective
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How to use karma in a sentence
Now, karma doing its best kind of thing, the two Vineyard Theatre plays are playing at the same Broadway theater.‘Dana H.’ Was Kidnapped by a Psychopath. Now Her Ordeal Is a Broadway Play. | Tim Teeman | October 18, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The options are endless when you’re living a life free of credit karma.Americans Are Trying To Build Their Credit Post Pandemic – Here’s How You Can Too | Kimberly Wilson | September 30, 2021 | Essence.com
He spoke about purpose and trust and karma, at times wondering aloud if a principled man can exist in an underhanded game.A college football coach’s season at war with the coronavirus — and his own school | Kent Babb | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In addition to it being the right thing to do, I also think mentoring is great karma points.
“In terms of individual palms, if you have bad karma, then it’s going to literally get no oil,” Martienssen says.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green | Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay | September 16, 2020 | Nautilus
Think of it as a frequent buyer program for personal karma, or a spiritual band-aid.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma | Brendon Hong | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Others have taken the stage to tell women to just work harder and trust in karma.
Leaving the body consciously is a feat only a fully liberated master with no more karma can accomplish.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More | Gary Wright | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Good luck and pray that karma doesn't attach a Freddy Krueger like scarletletter to your entire body.Most Creative ‘Net Neutrality’ Comments on the FCC Website | Abby Haglage | June 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It turns out I had some good karma the night of my SNL audition.
karma entered with her into the little guest-room where she was to dance and charged the very air with revelation.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
There has been one working of karma so tremendous during the last year, that I will take it as an illustration—Spain.
Another great function of the Gods is the dealing with the karma of nations, "collective karma," as it is sometimes called.
Such was the karma made by Spain in the days of her glory, and the horror of her conquests sank into the oblivion of the past.
This also is true in a much more limited way with regard to the working of individual karma.
British Dictionary definitions for karma
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
theosophy the doctrine of inevitable consequence
destiny or fate
- karmic, adjective
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