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
Let's call it the Karmic Information Trade-Off, or, alternatively, the Best Thai Restaurant in Bozeman Trade-Off.
That felt fair, karmic, a small step toward evening up the score.
Astraea is the starry Lady of the Scales, a sort of karmic, astral Venus who weighs one's deeds.
If Saraswati was a god in the eyes of his followers, then the threat of karmic retribution was his thunderbolt.
To ignore him was to ignore God and risk a knock back down to the bottom of the karmic ladder.
In his little room far up under the hunched shoulders of the house, Bunker Bean sat reviewing his Karmic past.Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson
Theosophos told me so, Stephen answered, whom in a previous existence Egyptian priests initiated into the mysteries of karmic law.Ulysses | James Joyce
By putting on the ailments of others, a yogi can satisfy, for them, the karmic law of cause and effect.Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
Certain karmic restrictions are present, but there are no distinctions in the astral world about desirability of various forms.Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
He realized his departure from the fifty-seven Paths, but he did not dream that as yet he had come up to his Karmic Destiny.The Gay Gnani of Gingalee | Florence Huntley
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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