Saturday, 20. September 2008
Karma - What Is It and What Is Its Influence?
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
The word "Karma", is a word everyone knows, but what does it actually mean?
Karma is simply something that exists within us, which moves us all and is made up of events that have happened, or will happen to us. How can things that happened to us make Karma?
Here it is important to understand that anything we did is effectively saved in our consciousness and reappears. We save everything we do in our consciousness; this is the fundamental point to keep in mind when considering Karma.
This consciousness works as a spirit and when the spirit comes to the time of death it detaches itself becoming independent and separates from the body.
When this consciousness which was in the spirit disappears, it will be reborn again. Just because consciousness has disappeared, does not mean things that happened in the past will disappear altogether.
When consciousness disappears, everything that happened to us will remain latent and reappear; these things that are latent in all of us will continuously cause a reaction and influence our life and being.
Karma is always there and influences our lives - This is the essence of Karma.
To understand Karma fully, we need to understand the concept of reincarnation.
Reincarnation simply means that everything is repeated. Something which exists continuously therefore leads to repetition. Past, present and future are therefore interwoven. Our lives are influenced by this law and every creature on the earth is born and then dies and is reborn.
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