Law of Karma
features of the Law of Karma
Categories according to their stages
Law of Karma is the law of
1. Action and reaction
2. Cause and effect
3. Effort and destiny
Distinct features of the Law of
1. This law is Eternal
2. This law is universal
3. This law is Applicable
4. This law is Totally Perfect
5. There is not a single Exception
Definition of Karma
“Each and every physical action or deed that you perform with the
cooperation of the mind, right from morning to evening, during the whole
day and night, during the whole week, whole month, whole year and during
the whole of your life right from birth to death is called Karma”.
Three Categories according to their
Kriyaman Karma: An action done at the spur of a moment
or time in the present tense, which instantaneously bears fruit and results
in reaction then and there.
Sanchit Karma (Cumulative): The actions done but not
yet ripe to give fruits immediately or on the spot but take some time
to get ripened.
Prarabdha Karma: Those actions out of the accumulated
Sanchit Karma which have now become ripe and are ready to give fruits.
They are commonly known as destiny, luck, fate, fortune etc.
Method of Performing:
There are three types of persons in this world
1. Satvik: (of pious mentality and motives)
2. Rajsik (of selfish mentality and motives)
3.Tamsik (of crooked or slovenly mentality and motives)
You get only that much which is destined to you
Your Prarabdha of this birth is designed just appropriately and proportionately
equal to your efforts (Kriyaman Karmas) of your past births; and strictly
according to this prarabdha you get birth in a particular specific country,
caste, creed and race.
1. Dharma (Ethics, Religion)
2. Artha (Wealth- Materialistic objects)
3. Kama (Enjoyment – Desire to enjoy wealth for sense gratification)
4. Moksha (Liberation- Emancipation from the cycle of birth and death)