Karma

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  1. Gurudev, what is Karma? How can we attain salvation from our previous karmas?

    You attain salvation from knowledge and not from Karma. Karma has its own laws and it goes on. Do good deeds. ...
  2. Gurudev, I have been doing my kriya regularly for almost a year. What percentage of my past karmas have I repaid?

    I will answer this if you tell me how many hairs you have on your head.
    As long as there is hair and you have a comb, the job is done!
    What is the point of counting the hairs or counting the teeth on the comb?
    Karma is unfathomable. Nobody k ...
  3. Gurudev, you say that the same consciousness is present in all living beings, like waves in the ocean. Then how do karma and the world of this lifetime affect the soul in the next lifetime? When the wave has merged back into the ocean, how can its identity be restored?

    Just having the knowledge that it has merged with the ocean, the wave achieves mukti (freedom). The bondage of karma lasts only as long as the wave finds itself separate from the ocean. Once the wave realizes that it is not separate from the ocean but an i ...
  4. Prabdha karma and sanchita karma

    Some karma can be changed and some cannot. When you prepare halwa, if sugar is less or ghee is less, water more or less, it can all be adjusted, repaired. But once soji is cooked, it cannot be reversed. If the buttermilk is sour, milk can be added, salt c ...
  5. Karma

    Strange are the ways of Karma. The more you understand it, the more amazed you become. It brings people together and separates them. It causes some to be weak and some to be strong. It makes some rich and some poor. All the struggle in the world, whatever ...
  6. Arguments and wrong action

    A person who argues should not be given knowledge. An argumentative mind is not receptive to knowledge. When someone is in an argumentative mood, then giving knowledge or advice is in vain. In an argumentative mood you feel you know it all. Then you are n ...
  7. Action And Reaction

    Action is out of conscious decision. Reaction is out of impulsiveness. Impulsiveness creates a chain of Karma. Reaction, as well as non-action, both create karma, but a conscious action transcends karma. Conscious action does not create new karma whereas, ...
  8. Compassion and Karma

    There are two types of compassion. One is the compassion of the wise, one is that of the ignorant. An ignorant person's compassion is on the fruit of an action whereas a wise person's compassion is towards the non-availability of knowledge. Comp ...
  9. What is the difference between Karma and Destiny?

    The word destiny means Vidhi, this is how it is. The word Karma has several different connotations. It can mean action or latent action. The impression of an action that might give rise to another action can also be called karma.

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  10. Gurudev, It is quoted in every spiritual book that only that happens what god has decided then where does doing good or bad come from. If everything is decided by him then what are we doing here, and what are our duties?

    Everything is decided for animals. But humans have Viveka, the sense of discretion. God gave choice to human beings, to chose the right or the wrong. Right is something that gives you long term happiness, which may be at the cost of short term sufferings, ...
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