On Believing in Karma

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I am a believer of Karmic Law. It probably can not be proven scientifically but I’ve seen it working and experience it on a daily basis.

Carmen Harra explains it best in her book, “Everyday Karma“. She explains that Karma is like memory. All our thoughts and actions create memory like data in a computer. It is either positive or negative All negative memory will resurface again and again until it is resolved.

25 Types of Karma

There are twenty five types of Karma defined in the Sanskrit dictionary. The three main types are Present Karma called Agami which is everything done today creates cause and effect in the future. Then there is Past Karma called Prarabdha which is the cause of what we feel and experience today. Third is Accumulated Karma called Sanchita. and is unresolved karma from our past and from past lives. Left unresolved it adds up and becomes bigger and harder to resolve.

When a person becomes aware of and lives according to the Laws of Karma the consequences of our actions and thoughts will return to us very quickly. Another words if you have worked through your past and accumulated karma, you will notice that as soon as you’ve done or said something negative, it will quickly bite you in the butt. Giving you the opportunity to resolve it and move on. This process brings you closer to enlightenment and closer to living in perfect harmony with ourselves and others.

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On the other hand, when we are stubborn and blind to what we say and do to others or when we see it but do not care we build up all that negativity and pass it around and just as life is a circle, it comes back around to you. Each time you pass it along unresolved; it accumulates and is bigger when you deal with it again.

There have been many situations when I wondered how a person was able to keep on treating others badly or doing bad things without any repercussions visible. It is because the bigger the karmic debt, the harder it will be to resolve and the further down the road it will become due. Maybe even in their next life.

If someone has intentionally harmed you you can find comfort in the fact that they will suffer the consequences. Don’t be disappointed if you’re not around to see it but rest assured that they will realize for what and to whom they are paying for.

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