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Meaning and Implications of Karma

The word ‘karma’ is a Sanskrit word derived from the root kri, which means ‘to do’. ‘Karma’ means any action that one does. Eating, walking, sleeping, studying, working-all these and any other action can be termed ‘karma’. The rituals prescribed … Continue reading

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Akarma or Inaction as Ultimate Nishkama or Selfless-action

Karma means willed action. Akarma is inaction. Vikarma is action that is prohibited. Karma may be nithya karma which is action that has to be performed every day, naimithyaka karma is that to be performed which is specific for person … Continue reading

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Karma in its Effect on Character

In Karma-Yoga chapter of the book ‘The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda’ (Vol.I) based on his lectures and writings it is described that “The word Karma is derived from the Sanskrit Kri, to do; all action is Karma. Technically, this … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Philosophy of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba

“The Law of Karma” Karma means willed activity or action. Akarma is inaction or withdrawal from action. Vikarma is action that is prohibited. Karma is subdivided into: 1. Nithya karma is action that has to be performed everyday. 2. Naimithyaka … Continue reading

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