- The definition of karma is the destiny that you earn through your actions and behavior.
When you behave kindly, this is an example of a situation where you earn good karma that will result in good things happening to you in the future.
Kindness creates good karma.
karma definition by Webster's New World
- Buddhism, Hinduism the totality of a person's actions in any one of the successive states of that person's existence, thought of as determining the fate of the next stage
- loosely fate; destiny
Origin: Sanskrit a deed, act, fate ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kwer-, to make, form from source Welsh pryd, shape, time
- karmic adjective
karma definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Hinduism & Buddhism The total effect of a person's actions and conduct during the successive phases of the person's existence, regarded as determining the person's destiny.
- Fate; destiny.
- Informal A distinctive aura, atmosphere, or feeling: There's bad karma around the house today.
Origin: Sanskrit, deed, action that has consequences, karma; see kwer- in Indo-European roots.
- karˈmic adjective