The Law of Karma

1360 WordsFeb 2, 20185 Pages
The law Karma is an “action”, or the consequence or residual energy created by action, particularly human thoughts, words or deeds. Two of the religions that follow the law of Karma are Hinduism and Buddhism. Karma may be meritorious and it can also be demeritorious which means it can be praiseworthy or blameworthy. It can also cause desirable or undesirable rebirth. There are a few different categories of Karma and there are also many different ways of the law of karma. Karma also has a lot of different actions. Some of these different types of Karma are the sanchita, agami, and prarabdha and some of the different actions of karma are good actions, bad actions, mixed actions and ethically neutral actions. The ways that karma are executed are through thoughts, through word, through actions that we perform ourselves and through actions others perform under our rule. Buddhism is a nontheistic religion that follows a lot of different beliefs and practices that are based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who is the Buddha himself. He is also known as the awakened one (Cox). Buddhism was founded around the 5th to 6th centuries BC in India. Buddhism was first written down in 100 B.C, before that it was just spread by worth of mouth. Buddha was the founder of Buddhism and his life story talks about how he himself reached enlightenment. When Buddha was born he wasn’t shown any death, dying or sickness for his first many years of life. As he grew up he found out that these

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