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Philosophy Of Karma

Updated on March 6, 2011

Philosophy Of Karma

God give the Knowledge of the Eternal Laws, summarising Vedas and scriptures and then it's one's choice to follow it or not. Eternal Laws are applicable to everyone. God only shows the right path and never forces anyone to follow. But He certainly explains about the consequences of the actions. Unfortunately, people consider that every misfortune or problem they face comes from God and that God is unkind and punishes them.

However, the real cause of sufferings is not God, but one's own Karma (deeds) of the past. It is important to repay one's Karmic debt as early as possible as it cannot be waived off or repaid by others; it is purely one's own responsibility. If a mango seed is sown, sweet mangoes are reaped, but if a cactus seed is sown, only the cactus tree with prickly thorns has to be reaped. Similarly, if one performs good action (Karma), one gets a good and happy life, and if one performs bad actions, one is true to suffer the pain in life. Thus, God has absolutely no hand or no role to pay in causing pain and pleasure in human life. In case, God were punish to evil men and women, the world would have been full of only good and virtuous men and women, and there would not have been any bad man on the planet earth. This is called Philosophy  of Karma.

If one understands and accepts this law, one will be able to accept the good and the bad with equal spirit. And if one continues to blame God for everything one does, it means one is doing nothing but committing further sins and preparing to get into trouble sooner or later. Therefore, the simple way is to accept responsibility for one's own Karma. One should remember very easy remedy or the equation to keep away from misdeeds - 'SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, SPEAK NO EVIL, DO NO EVIL and most important of all is THINK NO EVIL'

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      drkathleenfuller 6 years ago from 322 SW Ocean Blvd, Stuart, Florida 34994

      Wonderful information -Thank you!

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      fucsia 6 years ago

      This argument is always fascinating and interesting. I like read Hub like this. Life is a mistery and I am looking for continually my truth.

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      Jefsaid 6 years ago from London, UK

      Karma is obvious and all around us yet many people choose to ignore it and believe they are immune from it. Then they wonder why their life's are the way they are and as you say blame god for making it that way..?

      Great hub!

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      sangeetas627 6 years ago from India

      Thanks

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      thehemu 6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      great hub. well pen down.

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      Ronnie_Dey 6 years ago from West Bengal, India

      Very beautifully written hub...

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      sangeetas627 6 years ago from India

      Thank you for reading and such a nice comments.

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      V Kumar 6 years ago

      Nice article. Thanks for sharing.

      The philosophy of Karma is one of the greatest philosophica thoughts.

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      furnitureman 6 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Nice article on spirituality. I do believe in karma. Thanks for sharing with us about this very important information. Keep up the good work and may God bless you. More power.

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ....thank you for this spiritual enlightenment and turning me onto a new way of thinking .... and so very well written by you - it was enjoyable and thought provoking at the same time!

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      Rafick 6 years ago

      Well presented, Sangeeta. Yesterday I published a lens on Squidoo which is related to your hub. Its about the new philantropists (Bill Gates, Pierre Omidyar, Warren Buffet and others) and karma, whether they are donating to clean their karma, etc, whether they could change the world despite their bad karma.

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      sangeetas627 6 years ago from India

      Thanks Sharon for coming here and your comment

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      Sharon Storm 6 years ago from Mid West

      God Bless you and keep you.

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      sangeetas627 6 years ago from India

      Thanks for your nice comment. God bless.

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      Sembj 6 years ago

      Thank you for the interesting Hub that is definitely a "useful", "vote up" and follower-earning piece.

      Perhaps you can help with a couple of problems I've always had with the idea of Karma. First: perhaps wrongly, I think it implies a passivity towards life since there's very much the thought that perhaps I deserve this unhappiness at the cruel hands of my husband because of past actions in previous existences. It was one of the reasons given to me by a Chinese social worker for leaving Hong Kong, she became so frustrated at having to work with abused women who felt that they had to accept the treatment because of Karma.

      Perhaps this one question is already too long and I shall wait with interest to see how you answer a question that has always troubled me. I would love to embrace the idea of Karma since it would help make sense of a world where there is too little justice and too much wrong doing.

      Thanks,

      Sembj

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      sangeetas627 6 years ago from India

      Thanks Dear, I am glad you liked it.

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      stars439 6 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Wonderful hub Dear Heart. God Bless You.

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      Colonel Reeves 6 years ago

      Thanks for your commitment to universal spiritual search/growth!

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      sangeetas627 6 years ago from India

      Thanks for comment

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      Pamela Lipscomb 6 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      I read a book many years ago called, "The Law of Karma" It made me always to remember that every action has a reaction and that you reap what you sow. So if I wanted to reap blessings, I have to be a blessing. Great hub!

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      sangeetas627 6 years ago from India

      Thank you so much.

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      Fay Paxton 6 years ago

      I definitely believe in karma. I enjoyed your hub.

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      Ruchira 6 years ago from United States

      Interesting take on Karma...loved to read your perspective :) btw, I have also written a hub on the above topic..would love to know your views.

      https://hubpages.com/education/My-Karma