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Karma is one of the natural laws of the universe. It simply means "cause and effect."

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According to the ways of life chosen by a person, his karma can be classified into three kinds:

the satvik karma, which is without attachment, selfless and for the benefit of others

the rajasik karma, which is selfish where the focus is on gains for oneself

the tamasik karma, which is undertaken without heed to consequences, and is supremely selfish and savage.

Swami Sivananda
classifies karma into three kinds on the basis of action and reaction:
Prarabdha so much of past actions as has given rise to the present birth
Sanchita the balance of past actions that will give rise to future births - the storehouse of accumulated actions
Agami or Kriyamana acts being done in the present life.

Discussion Forum

Cause and Classification 1 Reply

Started by Kati Kalipriya Cato. Last reply by Shailendra Nath Nov 10, 2010.

What is Karma ? 1 Reply

Started by Kati Kalipriya Cato. Last reply by Shailendra Nath Nov 10, 2010.

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Comment by Gregg Hill Gopal on June 30, 2009 at 12:30pm
Farrah Fawcett thought even with Cancer to make her last movie as she lay dying. Micheal Jackson died and Farrah Fawcett is never mentioned anymore.
Mother Theresa not wanting the fanfare died under Princess Diana's funeral. Our ego wants to do things and God smashes them to pieces. Swami Vishnu said the ego always causes pain. What's a duty or a responsibility and what is ego-driven very painful to find out. Once people figure out how much mon ey Micheal Jackson had and where it goes. The truth will come out about how he lived his life, sadly I suppose. In the USA the biological Mother may not get the children. Ruby Blue the last year of her of her 40 years around Swami Vishnu said, "It was all Karma." meaning do your best to do the right action because it is coming back good or bad.
Comment by Gregg Hill Gopal on July 1, 2009 at 11:24am
Swami Sivananda writes
No man in the world is related to any other from the absolute metaphysical standpoint and whatever relationship exists between one and the other is, after all, by dint of Karmas performed previously. Human beings associate and dissociate themselves just as two pieces of wood in a flowing river. When the time ripens, everything resolves itself into One. This makes it clear that one is at liberty to take Sannyas at any desired moment without incurring any inequity, provided one has the staunch Bhav that nobody is related to anybody in this world, and that everybody stands by himself to seek his goal.
Comment by Gregg Hill Gopal on July 1, 2009 at 1:04pm
" I became the master and the slave." He was probably like Elvis a drug addict. He pays a family $ 21 millions dollars as they allowed their kids to share his bed.
His father and older brothers could have any woman they wanted, Micheal went back to where it was safe with little kids. What's wrong about honoring him is that everybody that knows the truth won't tell. To think someone was paid $ 21 million dollars are nothing was done. My friend cousin was a bodyguard for President Clinton, he told her, " Oh don't worry there were alot of women." Karma comes back to all of us. We'll see if the real mother has a chance to get those kids back." It's a very sad mess. What was Micheal a master of ? Nothing. At the end he was spending so much money as he was lost. Make him something he's not, but the people that know the truth will now speak as the money tree is gone. Many of his associates got tired of him and got away from him. I hope the kids get a chance to be kids somehow.
Comment by Gregg Hill Gopal on July 1, 2009 at 2:28pm
He also probably shares the same drugs too.
Comment by SANAT RAVAL on July 18, 2010 at 8:25am
Bhagwad Geeta explains every thing about KARMA YOGA...WORTH READING KARMA YOGA....SANAT.
Comment by Arun kumar on July 18, 2010 at 11:47am
How to activate chakkra?and how to control our desires?please guide to me
Comment by SANAT RAVAL on July 18, 2010 at 6:28pm
meditation is the best....God talks to u while meditation, while in prayer we talk to the
Comment by Shibani Chatterjee on July 29, 2010 at 7:03pm


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