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Karma

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The Buddhist’s judgment, which determines at death the future state of the deceased. It is also their fiat on actions, pronouncing them to be meritorious or otherwise.

⁂ In Theosophy, it means the unbroken sequence of cause and effect; each effect being, in its turn, the cause of a subsequent effect. It is a Sanscrit word, meaning “action” or “sequence.”

“The laws which determine the physical attribution, condition of life, intellectual capacities, and so forth, of the new body, to which the Ego is drawn by affinities … are … in Buddhism [called] Karma.”—Nineteenth Century, June, 1893, p. 1025.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Kalpa
Kalpa-Tarou
Kalyb
Kam
Kâma
Kami
Kamsin
Kansas
Kansas
Karaites [Scripturists]
Karma
Karmathians
Karoon or Korah
Karrows
Kaswa (Al)
Katerfelto
Katharine or Katharina
Kathay
Katmir
Kay or Sir Key
Kayward

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